NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for July 3, 2022

THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
Penguin
9780143127741
0-14-312774-8
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
EDUCATED
Tara Westover
Random House
9780399590528
0-399-59052-8
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
THE BOMBER MAFIA
Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay
9780316296816
0-316-29681-3
A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.
BRAIDING SWEETGRASS
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Milkweed Editions
9781571313560
1-57131-356-7
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
ALL ABOUT LOVE
bell hooks
Morrow
9780060959470
0-06-095947-9
The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.
TALKING TO STRANGERS
Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay
9780316299220
0-316-29922-7
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL
Anthony Bourdain
Ecco
9780060899226
0-06-089922-0
A memoir-exposé of the restaurant world. Originally published in 2000.
BORN A CRIME
Trevor Noah
One World
9780399588198
0-399-58819-1
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN
Jon Krakauer
Anchor
9781400032808
1-4000-3280-6
Two brothers who subscribed to a fundamentalist version of Mormonism killed a woman and her daughter; the basis of the TV series.
SAPIENS
Yuval Noah Harari
Harper Perennial
9780062316110
0-06-231611-7
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE
Erik Larson
Crown
9780385348737
0-385-34873-8
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
JUST MERCY
Bryan Stevenson
One World
9780812984965
0-8129-8496-X
A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS
James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney
Grand Central
9781538753149
1-5387-5314-6
A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.
THE CODE BREAKER
Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster
9781982115869
1-982115-86-6
How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.
OUTLIERS
Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay
9780316017930
0-316-01793-0
Unexpected factors that explain why some people succeed, such as upbringing, timing and 10,000 hours of deliberate practice.