NYT Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

Bestseller List for July 12, 2020

THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED
John Bolton
Simon & Schuster
9781982148034
1-982148-03-9
The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.
WHITE FRAGILITY
Robin DiAngelo
Beacon Press
9780807047415
0-8070-4741-4
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST
Ibram X Kendi
One World
9780525509288
0-525-50928-3
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING
Ibram X Kendi
Bold Type
9781568585987
1-56858-598-5
Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history.
SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE
Ijeoma Oluo
Seal
9781580058827
1-58005-882-5
A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Spiegel & Grau
9780812993547
0-8129-9354-3
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.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY
Layla F Saad
Sourcebooks
9781728209807
1-72820-980-3
Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.
THE COLOR OF LAW
Richard Rothstein
Liveright
9781631494536
1-63149-453-8
An examination of the ways in which the government caused residential segregation through racial zoning and other systemic practices.
JUST MERCY
Bryan Stevenson
Spiegel & Grau
9780812984965
0-8129-8496-X
A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
COUNTDOWN 1945
Chris Wallace with Mitch Weiss
Avid Reader
9781982143343
1-982143-34-7
The Fox News Sunday anchor gives an account of the key people involved in and events leading up to America’s attack on Hiroshima in 1945.
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE
Erik Larson
Crown
9780385348713
0-385-34871-1
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
THE NEW JIM CROW
Michelle Alexander
New Press
9781620971932
1-62097-193-3
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs,” mass incarceration and their impact on Black men.
BORN A CRIME
Trevor Noah
Spiegel & Grau
9780399588198
0-399-58819-1
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
BECOMING
Michelle Obama
Crown
9781524763138
1-5247-6313-6
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.