New Adult Non-Fiction

Looking to lay down some new neural pathways? We've got enough cerebral snacks, meals and desserts to satisfy the most voracious brain. Dig in.

 

The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin By Hafizah Augustus Geter Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593448649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - September 20th, 2022

An acclaimed poet reclaims her origin story as the queer daughter of a Muslim Nigerian immigrant and a Black American visual artist in this groundbreaking memoir, combining lyrical prose, biting criticism, and haunting visuals.


The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 By Peter Baker, Susan Glasser Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385546539
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - September 20th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post

"A sumptuous feast of astonishing tales...The more one reads, the more one wishes to read."—NPR.com


Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization By Neil deGrasse Tyson Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250861504
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time—war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race—in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.


Faith, Hope and Carnage By Nick Cave, Seán O'Hagan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374607371
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 20th, 2022

Faith, Hope and Carnage is a meditation on faith, art, music, freedom, grief and love.

Created from more than forty hours of intimate conversations with Seán O’Hagan, it is a profoundly thoughtful exploration, in Cave’s own words, of what really drives his life and creativity.


Wolf Hustle: A Black Woman on Wall Street By Cin Fabré Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250816856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022

From the South Bronx projects to the boardroom—at only nineteen years old, Cin Fabré ran with the wolves of Wall Street.

Growing up, Cin Fabré didn’t know anything about the stock market. But she learned how to hustle from her immigrant parents, saving money so that one day she could escape her abusive father and poverty in the Bronx.


The Big Fix: Seven Practical Steps to Save Our Planet By Hal Harvey, Justin Gillis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982123987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 20th, 2022

An engaging, accessible citizen’s guide to the seven urgent changes that will really make a difference for our climateand how we can hold our governments accountable for putting these plans into action.

Dozens of kids in Montgomery County, Maryland, agitated until their school board committed to electric school buses.


Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: 30th Anniversary Edition: A Cookbook By Marcella Hazan, Lidia Matticchio Bastianich (Foreword by), Victor Hazan (Foreword by), Karin Kretschmann (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcella Hazan, Lidia Matticchio Bastianich (Foreword by), Victor Hazan (Foreword by), Karin Kretschmann (Illustrator)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780593534328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - September 20th, 2022

A beautiful new edition of one of the most beloved cookbooks of all time, from “the Queen of Italian Cooking” (Chicago Tribune).


Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America By Dahlia Lithwick Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525561385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - September 20th, 2022

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

“Stirring…Lithwick’s approach, interweaving interviews with legal commentary, allows her subjects to shine...Inspiring.”
New York Times Book Review


The Year of the Puppy: How Dogs Become Themselves By Alexandra Horowitz Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593298008
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - September 20th, 2022

What is it like to be a puppy? Author of the classic Inside of a Dog, Alexandra Horowitz tries to find out, spending a year scrutinizing her puppy’s daily existence and poring over the science of early dog development


Meme Wars: The Untold Story of the Online Battles Upending Democracy in America By Joan Donovan, Emily Dreyfuss, Brian Friedberg Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635578638
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 20th, 2022

A groundbreaking investigation into the digital underworld, where far-right operatives wage wars against mainstream America, from a masterful trio of experts in media and tech.


This Is What It Sounds Like: What the Music You Love Says About You By Susan Rogers, Ogi Ogas Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393541250
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2022 by Boston Globe and Literary Hub

A legendary record producer–turned–brain scientist explains why you fall in love with music.


Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America By Pekka Hämäläinen Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781631496998
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - September 20th, 2022

New York Times • "15 Works of Nonfiction to Read This Fall"
"[A] towering achievement. By gathering the experiences of multiple Native peoples—across an astounding expanse of time and space—Indigenous Continent explodes the view that American history unfolded inexorably according to European and American design." —Andrew Graybill, The American Scholar


Good Inside: A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be By Dr. Becky Kennedy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063159488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Wave - September 13th, 2022

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER