|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||A PROMISED LAND, by Barack Obama.
In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.
|2||UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
|3||GREENLIGHTS, by Matthew McConaughey.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
|4||ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder.
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
|5||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|6||CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
|7||THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
|8||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.
|9||BRAIDING SWEETGRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
|10||THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, by Erik Larson.
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
|11||BREATH, by James Nestor.
A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.
|12||WORLD OF WONDERS, by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
In a collection of essays, the poet celebrates various aspects of the natural world and its inhabitants.
|13||HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, by Ibram X Kendi.
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
|14||UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN, by Emmanuel Acho.
A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.
|15||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.