|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||OPEN BOOK, by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary.
The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.
|2||A VERY STABLE GENIUS, by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists use firsthand accounts to chart patterns of behavior within the Trump administration.
|3||PROFILES IN CORRUPTION, by Peter Schweizer.
The author of “Clinton Cash” gives his evaluations of members of the Democratic Party.
|4||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|5||ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder.
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
|6||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.
|7||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.
|8||TALKING TO STRANGERS, by Malcolm Gladwell.
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
|9||WHY WE'RE POLARIZED, by Ezra Klein.
The editor at large and co-founder of Vox offers his take on what causes divisions in America.
|10||THE MAMBA MENTALITY, by Kobe Bryant.
Various skills and techniques used on the court by the Los Angeles Lakers player.
|11||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|12||MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, by Lori Gottlieb.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
|13||THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
|14||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
|15||TO SHAKE THE SLEEPING SELF, by Jedidiah Jenkins.
The son of conservative Christians cycles from Oregon to Patagonia, reconciling his sexuality with his upbringing.
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