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Current Top Ten Non-Fiction Books & eBooks

As reported by the New York Times®


1. The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations
Hardcover
by John McCain and Mark Salter

In this candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain, an American hero reflects on his life—and what matters most.

 
2. Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence
Hardcover
by James R. Clapper with Trey Brown

The former Director of National Intelligence's candid and compelling account of the intelligence community's successes and failures in facing some of the greatest threats to America.

 
3. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Hardcover
by Jon Meacham

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

 
4. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Hardcover
by Michael Pollan

A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences.

 
5. Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo
Hardcover
by Zora Neale Hurston

A major literary event: a newly published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, with a foreword from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker, brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last-known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade, abducted from Africa on the last "Black Cargo" ship to arrive in the United States.

 
6. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
Hardcover
by John Carreyrou

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.

 
7. A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
Hardcover
by James Comey

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

 
8. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Hardcover
by David Grann

From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

 
9. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Hardcover
by Yuval Noah Harari

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution, a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human."

 
10. Educated: A Memoir
Hardcover
by Tara Westover

Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her head-for-the-hills bag. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged metal in her father’s junkyard.

 


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