This Week's Bestsellers - Adult Non-Fiction

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

 

Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781119570110
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Jossey-Bass - September 11th, 2019

Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices


When Grit Isn't Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807041826
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - October 2nd, 2018

Examines major myths informing American education and explores how educators can better serve students, increase college retention rates, and develop alternatives to college that don’t disadvantage students on the basis of race or income


Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316478526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2019

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go wrong.


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller

"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." The Washington Post 


Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive  Industry on Earth Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525575474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown - October 1st, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All
 


The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test: Lessons from an Innovative Urban School Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807006153
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - September 7th, 2010

The Boston Arts Academy comprises an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student body, yet 94 percent of its graduates are accepted to college. Compare this with the average urban district rate of 50 percent. How do they do it? This remarkable success, writes Principal Linda Nathan, is in large part due to asking the right questions-questions all schools can consider, such as:


The History of the World in Fifty Dogs Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419740060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 15th, 2019

Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781607749165
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 16th, 2018

JAMES BEARD AWARD FINALIST • The New York Times bestselling collection of 130 easy, flavor-forward recipes from beloved chef Yotam Ottolenghi.


The Mueller Report Illustrated: The Obstruction Investigation Cover Image
By The Washington Post, Jan Feindt (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781982149277
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - December 3rd, 2019

Written and designed by the staff of The Washington Post and illustrated by artist Jan Feindt, The Mueller Report Illustrated: The Obstruction Investigation brings to life the findings of special counsel Robert S.


Strange Planet Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062970701
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Morrow Gift - November 19th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER


The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.


Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062906373
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - September 24th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

INDIE BESTSELLER

A laugh-and-cry-out-loud memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness

Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey.


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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


Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR • BILL GATES’S HOLIDAY READING LIST • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOO


Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780451497017
Availability: Backordered at Warehouse
Published: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • It’s not entertaining. It’s having people over. The social media star, New York Times columnist, and author of Dining In helps you nail dinner with unfussy food, unstuffy vibes, and the permission to be imperfect.