New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of June 12th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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Killing The Mob

by Bill O'Reilly

The 10th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.

What Happened To You?

by Bruce D. Perry

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

How The Word Is Passed

by Clint Smith

A staff writer at The Atlantic explores the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history.

The Bomber Mafia

by Malcolm Gladwell

A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.


by Matthew McConaughey

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.


by Glennon Doyle

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

The Anthropocene Reviewed

by John Green

A collection of personal essays that review different facets of the human-centered planet.

The Premonition

by Michael Lewis

Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of Covid-19. The profiles include a local public-health officer and a group of doctors nicknamed the Wolverines.


by Isabel Wilkerson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

Crying In H Mart

by Michelle Zauner

The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

Somebody's Daughter

by Ashley C. Ford

A memoir about growing up a poor Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration.


by Olivier Sibony Daniel Kahneman

What might cause variability in judgments that should be identical and potential ways to remedy this.

On Juneteenth

by Annette Gordon-Reed

The Pulitzer Prize winner weaves together American history with personal memoir to show the importance of events in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865.

Think Again

by Adam Grant

An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.