NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 24, 2021

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.
ON TYRANNY
Timothy Snyder
Tim Duggan
9780804190114
0-8041-9011-9
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
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.
THE DRESSMAKERS OF AUSCHWITZ
Lucy Adlington
Harper
9780063030930
0-06-303093-4
Twenty-five young inmates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp made garments for elite Nazi women.
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.
THE SISTERS OF AUSCHWITZ
Roxane van Iperen
Harper
9780063097629
0-06-309762-1
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
Morrow
9780062995476
0-06-299547-2
In 1967, a former Marine agrees to sneak into Vietnam to deliver brews to friends still serving.
MAID
Stephanie Land
Legacy Lit
9780316505093
0-316-50509-9
An unexpected pregnancy forces the author to navigate challenges faced by the working poor.
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.”
THE LAST DAYS OF JOHN LENNON
James Patterson with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
Grand Central
9781538753033
1-5387-5303-0
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
David Sedaris
‎Back Bay/Little Brown
9780316242400
0-316-24240-3
A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”
SAPIENS
Yuval Noah Harari
Harper Perennial
9780062316110
0-06-231611-7
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
THINKING, FAST AND SLOW
Daniel Kahneman
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
9780374533557
0-374-53355-5
When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.
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.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS
Rebecca Skloot
Broadway
9781400052189
1-4000-5218-1
The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.