New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of July 25th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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1.

Too Much And Never Enough

by Mary L Trump

The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.
2.

The Answer Is ...

by Alex Trebek

Who is the Canadian-American who got his break on American TV by hosting the game show “The Wizard of Odds” and whose pronunciation of the word “genre” has been shared widely on social media?
3.

How To Destroy America In Three Easy Steps

by Ben Shapiro

The conservative commentator describes what he perceives as threats to American history, ideals and culture.
4.

How To Be An Antiracist

by Ibram X Kendi

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
5.

The Room Where It Happened

by John Bolton

The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.
6.

Untamed

by Glennon Doyle

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
7.

Begin Again

by Eddie S Glaude Jr

An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.
8.

Breath

by James Nestor

A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.
9.

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
10.

Educated

by Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
13.

Between The World And Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son.
14.

The Splendid And The Vile

by Erik Larson

An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
15.

Me And White Supremacy

by Layla F Saad

Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.