This Week's Bestsellers - Adult Non-Fiction

The top selling adult non-fiction titles at Belmont Books this week:


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback

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They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.

Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life (Unfu*k Yourself series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062803832
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - August 2017

New York Times Bestseller

Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062888433
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Published: Harper - May 14th, 2019

From the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope.

We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it’s ever been—we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history.

The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780262535298
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Published: Mit Press - March 9th, 2018

Why the United States has developed an economy divided between rich and poor and how racism helped bring this about.

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed

Don't Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780465094509
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Published: Basic Books - May 21st, 2019

An award-winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys--and challenges--of the genre

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525510543
Availability: Backordered at Warehouse
Published: Random House - August 6th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “From The New Yorker’s beloved cultural critic comes a bold, unflinching collection of essays about self-deception, examining everything from scammer culture to reality television.”—Esquire

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553447453
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Published: Broadway Books - February 28th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101904213
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Published: Broadway Books - August 6th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.

The New York Times Hardest Crosswords Volume 1: 50 Friday and Saturday Puzzles to Challenge Your Brain Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250160966
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 20th, 2018

The first in a new series featuring only the toughest crossword puzzles from The New York Times.

Are you up for the challenge? Many puzzle fans love the deviously difficult New York Times Friday and Saturday crosswords: They’re the hardest puzzles around, and once you’ve conquered them, you’re a true Puzzlemaster!

Healing and Recovery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781401944995
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Published: Hay House Inc. - July 14th, 2015

This, the eighth book in a progressive series based on the revelations of consciousness research, resulted from a group of lectures given by the author at the request of the original publisher of A Course in Miracles, along with members of several self-help groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous, ACIM, Attitudinal Healing Centers, other recovery groups, and a number of clinicians.Our society lives

Three Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451642292
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019


“Extraordinary…A nonfiction literary masterpiece…I can’t remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“The hottest book of the summer…Groundbreaking…Breathtaking…Staggeringly intimate.” —Entertainm

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524743413
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Published: Dutton - August 6th, 2019

“Hugely impressive, a major work.”—NPR

A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity’s fate.


Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524744090
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Published: Dutton - June 11th, 2019

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