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Current Top Ten Non-Fiction Books & eBooks

As reported by the New York Times®


1. 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.

 
2. Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
Hardcover
by Anthony Bourdain

Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. You'll beg the chef for more, please.

 
3. Calypso
Hardcover
by David Sedaris

When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself.

 
4. Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Paperback
by Charles Krauthammer

From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.

 
5. 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.

 
6. 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.

 
7. Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
Hardcover
by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic

A human drama unlike any other — the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific Islands in the most highly classified naval mission of the war, USS Indianapolis is sailing alone in the center of the Philippine Sea when she is struck by two Japanese torpedoes.

 
8. 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."

 
9. 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.

 
10. 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.

 


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