|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
|2||OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
|3||ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder.
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
|4||THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT, by Ben Sasse.
The Nebraska senator’s advice on how to raise resilient, responsible children.
|5||HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J D Vance.
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.
|6||KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
|7||SHATTERED, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes.
An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
|8||THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE, by Diane Ackerman.
How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007; now the basis of a movie,
|9||PAPI, by David Ortiz with Michael Holley.
Looking back on 14 years with the Red Sox.
|10||THE BETTER ANGELS OF OUR NATURE, by Steven Pinker.
The Harvard psychologist argues that we are living in the most peaceable period of human existence, thanks to developments — government, literacy, trade — that make it possible for people to control their violent impulses.
|11||DEMOCRACY, by Condoleezza Rice.
The former secretary of state argues that the promotion of democracy should shape America’s foreign policy.
|12||THE OPERATOR, by Robert O'Neill.
The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator.
|13||DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?, by Harold Evans.
Advice on writing well from a noted editor.
|14||HIDDEN FIGURES, by Margot Lee Shetterly.
The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
|15||COACH WOODEN AND ME, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
A life-changing 50-year friendship that began during Abdul-Jabbar’s student days at U.C.L.A.
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