NYT Paperback Nonfiction
Bestseller List for December 6, 2020
MY OWN WORDS
Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W Williams
Simon & Schuster
A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.
NO ONE ASKED FOR THIS
A collection of comedic essays on panic attacks, family dynamics and a breakup blasted on social media.
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
THE TRUTHS WE HOLD
A memoir by the daughter of immigrants who is now the vice president-elect.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
Robin Wall Kimmerer
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.
THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS
An account of the Great Migration of 1915-70, in which six million African-Americans abandoned the South.
Yuval Noah Harari
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
WHAT UNITES US
Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner
A collection of essays that define the historical changes and essential institutions of America to suggest ways to overcome divisions within the country.
BORN A CRIME
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE
A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
LEAD FROM THE OUTSIDE
A memoir by the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives who ran to be the state’s governor in 2018.
THE COLOR OF LAW
A case for how the American government abetted racial segregation in metropolitan areas across the country.
DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
Stories on life as the son of a Black African father and a white American mother by the man who would become the 44th president of the United States; originally published in 1995.