NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 9, 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.
THE DAUGHTER OF AUSCHWITZ
Tova Friedman and Malcolm Brabant
Hanover Square
9781335449306
1-335-44930-2
A survivor of Auschwitz describes her childhood during the Holocaust, and her time in a Nazi labor camp and the extermination camp known as Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
FUZZ
Mary Roach
Norton
9781324036128
1-324-03612-5
An exploration of disciplinary actions and preventative measures occurring at the intersection of human behavior and wildlife biology.
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.
QUIET
Susan Cain
Broadway
9780307352156
0-307-35215-3
Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
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.
THAT BIRD HAS MY WINGS
Jarvis Jay Masters
HarperOne
9780061730481
0-06-173048-3
A memoir by a death row inmate in San Quentin who discovers Buddhism.
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.
VANDERBILT
Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe
Harper
9780062964625
0-06-296462-3
The CNN host and descendant of the Vanderbilt family charts the rise and fall of this American dynasty.