NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for December 6, 2020

MY OWN WORDS
Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W Williams
Simon & Schuster
9781501145254
1-5011-4525-8
A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.
NO ONE ASKED FOR THIS
Cazzie David
Mariner
9780358197027
0-358-19702-3
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
Penguin
9780143127741
0-14-312774-8
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
THE TRUTHS WE HOLD
Kamala Harris
Penguin
9780525560739
0-525-56073-4
A memoir by the daughter of immigrants who is now the vice president-elect.
WHITE FRAGILITY
Robin DiAngelo
Beacon
9780807047415
0-8070-4741-4
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
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.
SHADE
Pete Souza
Voracious/Little, Brown
9780316458214
0-316-45821-X
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
Isabel Wilkerson
Vintage
9780679763888
0-679-76388-0
An account of the Great Migration of 1915-70, in which six million African-Americans abandoned the South.
SAPIENS
Yuval Noah Harari
Harper Perennial
9780062316110
0-06-231611-7
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
WHAT UNITES US
Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner
Algonquin
9781616209940
1-61620-994-1
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
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.”
SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE
Ijeoma Oluo
Seal
9781580058827
1-58005-882-5
A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
LEAD FROM THE OUTSIDE
Stacey Abrams
Picador
9781250214805
1-250-21480-7
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
Richard Rothstein
Liveright
9781631494536
1-63149-453-8
A case for how the American government abetted racial segregation in metropolitan areas across the country.
DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
Barack Obama
Crown
9781400082773
1-4000-8277-3
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.