NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for February 12, 2023

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.
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.
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.
STOLEN FOCUS
Johann Hari
Crown
9780593138533
0-593-13853-8
Potential causes for diminishing attention spans and how corporations might raid our attention for profit.
THE JANUARY 6TH REPORT
the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the United States Capitol
Celadon
9781250877529
1-250-87752-0
The final report of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6. Attack on the United States Capitol; with a preface by David Remnick and epilogue by Representative Jamie Raskin.
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.
SAPIENS
Yuval Noah Harari
Harper Perennial
9780062316110
0-06-231611-7
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
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.
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.
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.
BEING MORTAL
Atul Gawande
Metropolitan
9781250076229
1-250-07622-6
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
THE JANUARY 6 REPORT
the House January 6th Committee
Harper
9780063315501
0-06-331550-5
The final report of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6. Attack on the United States Capitol; with a foreword by Ari Melber.
HOW THE WORD IS PASSED
Clint Smith
Back Bay
9780316492928
0-316-49292-2
A staff writer at The Atlantic explores the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history.
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.
GRIT
Angela Duckworth
Scribner
9781501111112
1-5011-1111-6
The MacArthur Fellow argues that passion and perseverance are more important than innate talent in creating success.