|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||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.
|3||TALKING TO STRANGERS, by Malcolm Gladwell.
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
|4||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.
|5||MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, by Lori Gottlieb.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
|6||THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
|7||CATCH AND KILL, by Ronan Farrow.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter details some surveillance and intimidation tactics used to pressure journalists and elude consequences by certain wealthy and connected men.
|8||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|9||WHY WE SLEEP, by Matthew Walker.
A neuroscientist uses recent scientific discoveries to explain the functions of sleep and dreams.
|10||RANGE, by David Epstein.
An argument for how generalists excel more than specialists, especially in complex and unpredictable fields.
|11||THE BODY, by Bill Bryson.
An owner’s manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.
|12||SUCCESSFUL AGING, by Daniel J Levitin.
A neuroscientist suggests using resilience strategies as we grow older.
|13||BOYS & SEX, by Peggy Orenstein.
How young men comprehend cultural forces and navigate sexual and emotional relationships.
|14||ME, by Elton John.
The multi-award-winning solo artist's first autobiography chronicles his career, relationships and private struggles.
|15||SAY NOTHING, by Patrick Radden Keefe.
A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.