NYT Paperback Nonfiction
Bestseller List for October 24, 2021
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
TALKING TO STRANGERS
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
THE DRESSMAKERS OF AUSCHWITZ
Twenty-five young inmates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp made garments for elite Nazi women.
Robin Wall Kimmerer
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
THE SISTERS OF AUSCHWITZ
Roxane van Iperen
Janny and Lien Brilleslijper from Amsterdam were sent by train to Auschwitz when the Jewish safehouse they created in the woods was discovered.
THE GREATEST BEER RUN EVER
John “Chick” Donohue and J.T. Molloy
In 1967, a former Marine agrees to sneak into Vietnam to deliver brews to friends still serving.
An unexpected pregnancy forces the author to navigate challenges faced by the working poor.
BORN A CRIME
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
THE LAST DAYS OF JOHN LENNON
James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
The story of the killing of the former member of the Beatles by Mark David Chapman in 1980 and interviews with some of Lennon’s friends and associates.
THE BEST OF ME
Back Bay/Little Brown
A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”
Yuval Noah Harari
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
THINKING, FAST AND SLOW
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.
A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS
The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.