|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||TRICK MIRROR, by Jia Tolentino.
Nine essays delving into late capitalism, online engagement and the author’s personal history.
|3||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.
|4||THREE WOMEN, by Lisa Taddeo.
The inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restaurant owner.
|5||THE PIONEERS, by David McCullough.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
|6||BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
|7||JUSTICE ON TRIAL, by Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino.
The conservative authors give their take on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
|8||UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESS, by Mark R Levin.
The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
|9||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|10||MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, by Lori Gottlieb.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
|11||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.
|12||THE SOURCE OF SELF-REGARD, by Toni Morrison.
A collection of essays and speeches written over four decades, including a eulogy for James Baldwin and the author's Nobel lecture.
|13||BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
A meditation on race in America.
|14||THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
|15||CALYPSO, by David Sedaris.
A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.