The top selling adult non-fiction titles at Belmont Books this week:
From the bestselling author of The Storm Before the Storm and host of the Revolutions podcast comes the thrilling story of the Marquis de Lafayette’s lifelong quest to defend the principles of liberty and equality
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A #1 ABA INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE BESTSELLER
Few in history can match the revolu
“A book that both taught me so much and also kept me on the edge of my seat. It is an invaluable text from a supremely talented writer.” —Clint Smith, author of How the Word is Passed
The definitive history of the pervasiveness of racial inequality in American higher education
The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.
What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful?
Instant New York Times bestseller
#1 New York Times bestseller
“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies
A charming and refreshingly frank memoir from "The Queen of Greens." America's leading culinary authority on vegetables gives us a deeply personal look at the rise of vegetarian cooking, and a manifesto for how to eat well.
The instant New York Times bestseller
“Expert storytelling . . . [Pollan] masterfully elevates a series of big questions about drugs, plants and humans that are likely to leave readers thinking in new ways.”—New York Times Book Review
#1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.
A comprehensive and deeply-researched history of the Spanish Civil War through the lens of the men and women who traveled from around the world to fight Franco's fascism.
WINNER • 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN BIOGRAPHY • WINNER — 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION • TIME Magazine — 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020 • A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 and Editors' Choice Selection • Best Books of 2020: NPR, Washington Post, Library Journal, Chicago Public Library • Excerpted in The New Yorker • Longlisted — Andrew Ca
Discover how unicorns create a magical aura around everything they touch with this illustrated guided journal.
Inside this book are writing prompts, to-do lists, and doodling pages that encourage readers to experience the world as a unicorn does—sometimes all you need to do is show off your horn and let your radiance shine!
From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.
The Inner Life of Animals will rock your world. This book shows us that animals think, feel and know in much the same way as we do.--Sy Montgomery, bestselling author of The Soul of an Octopus
Acadia National Park is the most beautiful destination in Maine. This gorgeous, full-color travel guidebook reveals the highlights and hidden gems of both Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
The secret to living a better, deeper, more fulfilling life. Or at least, the secret to chilling out just a tiny bit.
Wise, kind, observant and gentle, alpacas are the Dali Llamas of the animal kingdom. Their days consist of quiet contemplation, empathy and sweet-natured interactions with their herd - we have much to learn from them.
Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as well.