New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of April 10th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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Finding Freedom

by Erin French

A memoir by the chef and owner of the Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine.

Beautiful Things

by Hunter Biden

The lawyer and artist, who is the son of the current president, details tragedies within his family and his path to sobriety.

The Light Of Days

by Judy Batalion

How Jewish women in Poland turned Jewish youth groups into resistance cells to fight the Nazis and helped build systems of underground bunkers.

The Code Breaker

by Walter Isaacson

How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.


by Matthew McConaughey

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


by Isabel Wilkerson

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

This Is The Fire

by Don Lemon

The CNN host looks at the impact of racism on his life and prescribes ways to address systemic flaws in America.


by Glennon Doyle

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

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.

A Promised Land

by Barack Obama

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

The Sum Of Us

by Heather McGhee

The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.