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Sep 26, 2021
1  (1)
The Body Keeps the Score
by Bessel van der Kolk

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

2  (2)
The Sisters of Auschwitz
by Roxane van Iperen

Janny and Lien Brilleslijper from Amsterdam were sent by train to Auschwitz when the Jewish safehouse they created in the woods was discovered.

3  (4)
Born a Crime
by Trevor Noah

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of "The Daily Show."

4  (3)
Braiding Sweetgrass
by Robin Wall Kimmerer

A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

5  (6)
Just Mercy
by Bryan Stevenson

A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient's memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.

6  (5)
Sapiens
by Yuval Noah Harari

How Homo sapiens became Earth's dominant species.

7  (new)
The Best of Me
by David Sedaris

A collection of the humorist's essays including "Me Talk Pretty One Day" and "A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car."

8  (12)
The Deepest South of All
by Richard Grant

The history and people of Natchez, Miss., includes slavery and the election of a gay Black man as mayor.

9  (10)
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls

The author recalls how she and her siblings were constantly moved from one bleak place to another.

10  (9)
Kitchen Confidential
by Anthony Bourdain

A memoir-expose of the restaurant world. Originally published in 2000.

11  (7)
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman

When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.

12  (new)
The Only Plane in the Sky
by Garrett M. Graff

An oral history of the events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, based on transcripts, declassified documents and interviews.

13  (13)
Grit
by Angela Duckworth

The MacArthur Fellow argues that passion and perseverance are more important than innate talent in creating success.

14  (8)
My Grandmother's Hands
by Resmaa Menakem

A therapist who specializes in trauma, body-centered psychotherapy and violence prevention explains racism's effect on the body.

15  (11)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.