|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls.
The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.
|2||HILLBILLY ELEGY, by JD Vance.
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.
|3||AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE, by Al Franken.
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer.
|4||ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
|5||WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE, by Robert Wright.
The latest neuroscience and psychology research is used to support the assertion that Buddhist meditation and practice can lead to a deeper understanding of the world.
|6||KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
|7||THE BIG LIE, by Dinesh D'Souza.
The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.
|8||DEVIL'S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green.
A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his strategist, Steve Bannon.
|9||THE BOOK OF JOY, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu.
A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.
|10||OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
|11||THE RADIUM GIRLS, by Kate Moore.
A group of female factory workers get a nickname from the effects of radium paint used at their jobs. Years later, their illnesses are the grounds for a fight for workers' rights.
|12||DIANA, by Andrew Morton.
A biography of the Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in 1997. Originally published in 1992.
|13||JUST MERCY, by Bryan Stevenson.
A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
|14||BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”
|15||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.