|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|2||KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL, by Anthony Bourdain.
A memoir-exposé of the restaurant world. Originally published in 2000.
|3||CALYPSO, by David Sedaris.
A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.
|4||THINGS THAT MATTER, by Charles Krauthammer.
Three decades’ worth of essays from the recently deceased conservative columnist.
|5||BAD BLOOD, by John Carreyrou.
The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
|6||THE SOUL OF AMERICA, by Jon Meacham.
The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.
|7||INDIANAPOLIS, by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic.
A newly researched look into the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the story of the survivors and the fight to exonerate the court-martialed skipper.
|8||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|9||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.
|10||HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND, by Michael Pollan.
A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.
|11||THE PLOT TO DESTROY DEMOCRACY, by Malcolm Nance.
The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.
|12||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.
|13||FROM THE CORNER OF THE OVAL, by Beck Dorey-Stein.
A memoir by a woman who went from working many part-time jobs to becoming one of President Obama's stenographers.
|14||ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
|15||QUIET, by Susan Cain.
Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.