This Week's Bestsellers - Adult Non-Fiction

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

 

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.
 


Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

The New York Times bestselling book of essays celebrating ordinary delights in the world around us by one America's most original and observant writers, award-winning poet Ross Gay.

As Heard on NPR's This American Life


“Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracl


Polar Tales: The Future of Ice, Life, and the Arctic Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780847868841
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Rizzoli - September 1st, 2020

The Arctic is the ground zero of climate change, and the polar bear is on the front line. Filled with groundbreaking photography that reveals the breathtaking landscapes of the Arctic and the transformations of the environment through the changing lives of polar bears, it's a firsthand report from the top of our planet.


The Greatest Secret (The Secret) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063078482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - November 24th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller

From Rhonda Byrne, the author of the worldwide phenomenon The Secret, comes The Greatest Secret—a long-awaited major new work that offers revelations and practices to end suffering and discover lasting happiness.


How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780190900908
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2020

Named one of The Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction


Priestdaddy: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399573262
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2018

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017

NAMED ONE OF THE 50 BEST MEMOIRS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136270
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Published: Crown - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it?


An essential tool for individuals, organizations, and communities of all sizes to jump-start dialogue on racism and bias and to transform well-intentioned statements on diversity into concrete actions—from a leading Harvard social psychologist.


Jesus and the Disinherited Cover Image
By Howard Thurman, Vincent Harding (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807010297
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - November 30th, 1996

In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism. Hatred does not empower--it decays.


One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780807073360
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Published: Beacon Press - February 16th, 2021

Challenges narrow perceptions of Blackness as both an identity and lived reality to understand the diversity of what it means to be Black in the US and around the world

What exactly is Blackness and what does it mean to be Black?
Is Blackness a matter of biology or consciousness?
Who determines who is Black and who is not?


Eat a Peach: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524759216
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter - September 8th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the chef behind Momofuku and star of Netflix’s Ugly Delicious—an intimate account of the making of a chef, the story of the modern restaurant world that he helped shape, and how he discovered that success can be much harder to understand than failure.


Chasing Lemurs: My Journey into the Heart of Madagascar Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781633886209
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Prometheus Books - March 3rd, 2020

This inspiring memoir of one woman's experience in the field is an exotic adventure story, a surprise journey of self-discovery, and a deeply personal appreciation of a place that's unlike any other.


Teaching with the HEART in Mind: A Complete Educator's Guide to Social Emotional Learning Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781736062005
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Brisca Publishing - February 17th, 2021

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