Non-Fiction Bestsellers

The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War By Erik Larson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385348744
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Published: Crown - April 30th, 2024

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Splendid and the Vile brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War—a simmering crisis that finally tore a deeply divided nation in two.


The Creative Act: A Way of Being By Rick Rubin Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593652886
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Published: Penguin Press - January 17th, 2023

The #1 New York Times bestseller.

"A gorgeous and inspiring work of art on creation, creativity, the work of the artist. It will gladden the hearts of writers and artists everywhere, and get them working again with a new sense of meaning and direction. A stunning accomplishment.” —Anne Lamott


Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk By Kathleen Hanna Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062825230
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Published: Ecco - May 14th, 2024

An electric, searing memoir by the original rebel girl and legendary front woman of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre.

Hey girlfriend I got a proposition goes something like this: Dare ya to do what you want


The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness By Jonathan Haidt Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593655030
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Published: Penguin Press - March 26th, 2024

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

From New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Coddling of the American Mind, an essential investigation into the collapse of youth mental health—and a plan for a healthier, freer childhood.

“Erudite, engaging, combative, crusading.” —New York Times Book Review


The Light Eaters: How the Unseen World of Plant Intelligence Offers a New Understanding of Life on Earth By Zoë Schlanger Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063073852
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Published: Harper - May 7th, 2024

“A masterpiece of science writing.” –Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass

“Mesmerizing, world-expanding, and achingly beautiful.” –Ed Yong, author of An Immense World


Somehow: Thoughts on Love By Anne Lamott Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593714416
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 9th, 2024

“Anne Lamott is my Oprah.” —Chicago Tribune

From the bestselling author of Dusk, Night, Dawn and Help, Thanks, Wow, a joyful celebration of love


The Situation Room: The Inside Story of Presidents in Crisis By George Stephanopoulos, Lisa Dickey (With) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538740767
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 14th, 2024

George Stephanopoulos, the legendary political news host and former advisor to President Clinton, recounts the history-making crises from the place where twelve presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. 

No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House Situation Room.


The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth.


Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones By James Clear Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211292
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Published: Avery - October 16th, 2018

The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 15 million copies sold!

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results


Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593730249
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Published: Random House - April 16th, 2024

From internationally renowned writer and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, a searing, deeply personal account of enduring—and surviving—an attempt on his life thirty years after the fatwa that was ordered against him
 


Say More: Lessons from Work, the White House, and the World By Jen Psaki Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668019856
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2024

Former White House Press Secretary and current MSNBC host Jen Psaki shares the surprising lessons she’s learned on her path to success and offers unique yet universal advice about how to be a more effective communicator in any situation.

Not many White House Press Secretaries capture the nation’s interest the way Jen Psaki did.


The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook By Hampton Sides Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385544764
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook’s death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day.


There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593448793
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Published: Random House - March 26th, 2024

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “powerful” (The Guardian) reflection on basketball, life, and home—from the author of the National Book Award finalist A Little Devil in America


The Age of Magical Overthinking: Notes on Modern Irrationality By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668007976
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - April 9th, 2024

From the bestselling author of Cultish and host of the podcast Sounds Like a Cult, a delicious blend of cultural criticism and personal narrative that explores our cognitive biases and the power, disadvantages, and highlights of magical thinking.

Utilizing the linguistic insights of her “witty and brilliant” (Blyth Roberson, author of America the Beautifu


An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982108663
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 16th, 2024

An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s by Doris Kearns Goodwin, one of America’s most beloved historians, artfully weaves together biography, memoir, and history.


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times bestseller
A Washington Post bestseller
A Los Angeles Times bestseller
Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub
A Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"


The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 By Rashid Khalidi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250787651
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Published: Metropolitan Books - January 26th, 2021

A landmark history of one hundred years of war waged against the Palestinians from the foremost US historian of the Middle East, told through pivotal events and family history


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma By Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

#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


The Backyard Bird Chronicles By Amy Tan, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Amy Tan, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593536131
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Published: Knopf - April 23rd, 2024

A gorgeous, witty account of birding, nature, and the beauty around us that hides in plain sight, written and illustrated by the best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club • With a foreword by David Allen Sibley

“Unexpected and spectacular” —Ann Patchett, best-selling author of These Precious Days


Killers of the Flower Moon (Movie Tie-in Edition): The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593470831
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MARTIN SCORSESE PICTURE • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z

“A shocking whodunit…What more could fans of true-crime thrillers ask?”—USA Today


Street Trees of Seattle: An Illustrated Walking Guide By Taha Ebrahimi Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781632174581
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Published: Sasquatch Books - April 16th, 2024

The majestic trees of Seattle's neighborhoods take center stage in this illustrated and informative walking guide.


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898951
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR). • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST


On Island Time: A Traveler's Atlas: Illustrated Adventures on and around the Islands of Washington and British Columbia (Drawn The Road) By Chandler O'Leary Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781632173386
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Published: Sasquatch Books - February 28th, 2023

Dream of escaping to an island, for the slower pace and stunning views? This illustrated love letter to the Pacific Northwest's iconic islands--focusing on Puget Sound, the San Juans, and Canada’s Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island--charms and educates travelers, locals, and armchair adventurers alike.

A PACIFIC NORTHWEST BESTSELLER!


World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments By Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illustrator) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781639550562
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 16th, 2024

"Hands-down one of the most beautiful books of the year." --NPR
A New York Times Bestseller
Barnes & Noble Book of the Year

Beloved author Aimee Nezhukumatathil's celebrated work of nonfiction, now including additional essays and illustrations.


All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation #1) By bell hooks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060959470
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation" trilogy.  All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering.


Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents By Lindsay C. Gibson Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781626251700
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - June 1st, 2015

If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent's behavior.


Brave the Wild River: The Untold Story of Two Women Who Mapped the Botany of the Grand Canyon By Melissa L. Sevigny Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324076117
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 14th, 2024

Winner of the 2023 National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography
A Booklist Top of the List Winner for Nonfiction in 2023
A New Yorker Best Book of 2023

"Thrilling, expertly paced, warmhearted." —Peter Fish, San Francisco Chronicle


Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640095885
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Published: Counterpoint - March 7th, 2023

An Indigenous artist blends the aesthetics of punk rock with the traditional spiritual practices of the women in her lineage in this bold, contemporary journey to reclaim her heritage and unleash her power and voice while searching for a permanent home


Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593239933
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Published: Crown - March 26th, 2024

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it.


Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma By Claire Dederer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525564188
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 2024

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NATIONAL BESTSELLER A timely, passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of cancel culture, and of the link between genius and monstrosity. Can we love the work of controversial classic and contemporary artists but dislike the artist?