The top selling adult non-fiction titles at Belmont Books this week:
A thrilling story of scientific detective work and medical potential that illuminates the newly understood role of microglia—an elusive type of brain cell that is vitally relevant to our everyday lives.
Fear, the most powerful force in our life, is the least understood. Every one of us experiences it. Many arrange their lives to avoid it. Yet nearly every one of us needs to find more fear. Most of us know fear as the unwanted force that drives phobias, anxieties, unhappiness, and inhibits self-actualization.
Named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR
“How might we mitigate losses caused by shortsightedness? Bina Venkataraman, a former climate adviser to the Obama administration, brings a storyteller’s eye to this question. . . . She is also deeply informed about the relevant science.” —The New York Times Book Review
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER
The instant #1 bestseller.
“This taut and terrifying book is among the most closely observed accounts of Donald J. Trump’s shambolic tenure in office to date."
- Dwight Garner, The New York Times
A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties
A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life—perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo.
A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres$12.80ISBN: 9780374529963Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 14th, 2005
Vivian Gornick’s Fierce Attachments—hailed by the New York Times for the renowned feminist author’s “mesmerizing, thrilling” truths within its pages—has been selected by the publication’s book critics as the #1 Best Memoir of the Past 50 Years.$30.00ISBN: 9780385539302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD
"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9780525537090Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019
AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
$27.95ISBN: 9780525655084Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - January 14th, 2020
New York Times Best Seller
"A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country. One of the most important books I've read on the state of our disunion."—Tara Westover, author of Educated$16.00ISBN: 9780807047415Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.$28.00ISBN: 9781250235169Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - November 5th, 2019
In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center.$28.00ISBN: 9781328662057Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 2nd, 2019INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC!
“Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing.”—Katie Couric
“This is a daring, delight