NYT Audio Nonfiction

Bestseller List for July 12, 2020

WHITE FRAGILITY
Robin DiAngelo
Beacon
9780807032596

Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue. Read by Amy Landon. 6 hours, 21 minutes unabridged.
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST
Ibram X Kendi
Random House Audio
9781984832214

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism. Read by the author. 10 hours, 43 minutes unabridged.
THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED
John Bolton
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797112404

The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump. Read by Robert Petkoff. 20 hours, 52 minutes unabridged.
THE NEW JIM CROW
Michelle Alexander
Recorded Books
9781464048258
1-4640-4825-8
A law professor on the “war on drugs” and its role in the disproportionate incarceration of Black men. Read by Karen Chilton. 16 hours, 57 minutes unabridged.
ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY
Layla F Saad
Blackstone Audio
9781094135465

Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege. Read by the author. 5 hours, 19 minutes unabridged.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Random House Audio
9780147520500

A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son. Read by the author. 3 hours, 35 minutes unabridged.
SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE
Ijeoma Oluo
Blackstone Audio
9781538475324

A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States. Read by Bahni Turpin. 7 hours, 41 minutes unabridged.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Random House Audio
9780593156070

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice. Read by the author. 8 hours, 22 minutes unabridged.
BECOMING
Michelle Obama
Random House Audio
9780525633686

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent. Read by the author. 19 hours, 3 minutes unabridged.
I'M STILL HERE
Austin Channing Brown
Random House Audio
9780525588511

A Black woman who was given a white man's name by her parents shares her journey to finding her own worth and what stands in the way of racial justice. Read by the author. 3 hours, 54 minutes unabridged.
BORN A CRIME
Trevor Noah
Audible Studios
9781603932158

A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.” Read by the author. 8 hours, 50 minutes unabridged.
STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING
Ibram X Kendi
Novel Audio
DBKACX0079037

A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history. Read by Christopher Dontrell Piper. 19 hours, 8 minutes unabridged.
TALKING TO STRANGERS
Malcolm Gladwell
Hachette Audio
9781549150340
1-5491-5034-0
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts. Read by the author. 8 hours, 42 minutes unabridged.
JUST MERCY
Bryan Stevenson
Random House Audio
9780553550610

A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death. Read by the author. 11 hours, 11 minutes unabridged.
UNITED STATES OF SOCIALISM
Dinesh D'Souza
Macmillan Audio
9781250752512

The conservative commentator makes his case that identity politics are woven into what he considers socialism in America. Read by the author. 10 hours, 4 minutes unabridged.