|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
|2||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
|3||HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, by Ibram X Kendi.
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
|4||PLAGUE OF CORRUPTION, by Judy Mikovits and Kent Heckenlively.
The controversial virologist gives her account of her work over nearly four decades.
|5||BECOMING, by Michelle Obama.
The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
|6||THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, by Erik Larson.
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
|7||BREATH, by James Nestor.
A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.
|8||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|9||THE GREAT INFLUENZA, by John M Barry.
An overview of the 1918 flu epidemic and cautionary tale for similar kinds of large-scale outbreaks.
|10||THE NEW JIM CROW, by Michelle Alexander.
A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs,” mass incarceration and their impact on black men.
|11||GRANT, by Ron Chernow.
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
|12||HOLLYWOOD PARK, by Mikel Jollett.
The musician and author retraces his time growing up in an experimental commune and the difficulties he encountered after escaping it.
|13||SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, by Ijeoma Oluo.
A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
|14||A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, by Sonia Purnell.
The true story of a Baltimore socialite who joined a spy organization during World War II and became essential to the French Resistance.
|15||ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY, by Layla F Saad.
Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.