This Week's Bestsellers - Adult Non-Fiction

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

 

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
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


How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 


She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560340
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Published: Penguin Press - September 10th, 2019

The instant New York Times bestseller.

"An instant classic of investigative journalism...‘All the President’s Men’ for the Me Too era." — Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post


Letters from an Astrophysicist Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324003311
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 8th, 2019

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers.


The Best American Essays 2019 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Rebecca Solnit (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328465801
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Published: Mariner Books - October 1st, 2019

A collection of the year’s best essays selected by Robert Atwan and guest editor Rebecca Solnit.

“Essays are restless literature, trying to find out how things fit together, how we can think about two things at once, how the personal and the public can inform each other, how two overtly dissimilar things share a secret kinship,” contends Rebecca Solnit in her i


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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories Cover Image
By Marina Keegan, Anne Fadiman (Introduction by)
$12.80
ISBN: 9781476753911
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Published: Scribner - April 14th, 2015

The instant New York Times bestseller and publishing phenomenon: Marina Keegan’s posthumous collection of award-winning essays and stories “sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth” (O, The Oprah Magazine).

Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012.


The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501178412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.

She couldn’t have been more than seven or eight years old. “Go ahead, ask your question,” her father urged, nudging her forward.


Year of the Monkey Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780525657682
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Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

New York Times Best Seller

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.


The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery (Editor), Jaime Green (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328519009
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Published: Mariner Books - October 1st, 2019

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Sy Montgomery, New York Times best-selling author and recipient of numerous awards, edits this year’s volume of the finest science and nature writing.


“Science is important because this is how we seek to discover the truth about the world.


Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632869609
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 15th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller * USA Today Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Bestseller

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia--a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age.


Face It: A Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780060749583
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 1st, 2019

Filled with never-before-seen photos and art throughout, the much-anticipated autobiography from rock icon and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry

BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNK 


Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062896391
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Published: Ecco - September 17th, 2019

One of the New York Times’ 17 New Books to Watch For in September

One of the Washington Post’s Ten Books to Read this September

One of O magazine’s 18 Must-Read Books of Fall 2019


Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399589041
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Published: One World - March 26th, 2019

A “vibrant, inventive, and vulnerable” (Bustle) graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and our most difficult conversations, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing.


Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525510543
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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
 


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

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