Newtonville Books 2023 Nonfiction Bestsellers

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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.


You Are Not Alone: The Nami Guide to Navigating Mental Health--With Advice from Experts and Wisdom from Real People and Families By Ken Duckworth Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781638930006
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Zando - September 20th, 2022

Written with authority and compassion, this is the essential resource for individuals and families seeking expert guidance on diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, featuring inspiring, true stories from real people in their own words.


Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America By Heather Cox Richardson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593652961
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Viking - September 26th, 2023

A New York Times Bestseller

A vital and urgent call to action about the precarious state of American democracy, charting its historical challenges and current threats, from one of our era’s most important and insightful historians.

“Magisterial.” –The Washington Post


Necessary Trouble: Growing Up at Midcentury By Drew Gilpin Faust Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374601805
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 22nd, 2023

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A memoir of coming of age in a conservative Southern family in postwar America.


Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593239919
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Published: Crown - March 21st, 2023

#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.


The Wisdom of Morrie: Living and Aging Creatively and Joyfully By Morrie Schwartz, Rob Schwartz, Rob Schwartz (Editor) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9798200813452
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - April 18th, 2023

"Beautiful...Those lucky enough to read this book will be inspired."--Deepak Chopra

From the eponymous subject of the beloved classic Tuesdays with Morrie comes an insightful, poignant masterpiece on staying vibrant and connected for life.


From Scratch: Adventures in Harvesting, Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging on a Fragile Planet By David Moscow, Jon Moscow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781637584026
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Published: Permuted Press - October 25th, 2022

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER

Gold Award Winner in “Food, Cooking, & Healthy Eating” Category of the the Nautilus Awards

“Unadulterated, smart, beautifully rendered, and often thrilling… This is delicious, adventuresome entertainment for the mind, soul, heart, and stomach.” —Kirkus Review

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Perfectly Good Food: A Totally Achievable Zero Waste Approach to Home Cooking By Margaret Li, Irene Li Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780393541076
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 20th, 2023

A Food & Wine Best New Summer Cookbook
A Book Riot Most Anticipated Cookbook of 2023
A Smithsonian American 2023 Staff Recommendation

How to cook flexibly and fight food waste, with 80 recipes and 150 ideas to use up what you have.


On Disinformation: How to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy By Lee McIntyre Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780262546300
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Published: The MIT Press - August 22nd, 2023

A powerful, pocket-sized citizen’s guide on how to fight back against the disinformation campaigns that are imperiling American democracy, from the bestselling author of Post-Truth and How to Talk to a Science Denier.


American Prometheus: The Inspiration for the Major Motion Picture OPPENHEIMER By Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780375726262
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Published: Vintage - April 11th, 2006

THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OPPENHEIMER • "A riveting account of one of history’s most essential and paradoxical figures.”—Christopher Nolan


End of the Hour: A Therapist's Memoir By Meghan Riordan Jarvis Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781958506202
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Published: Zibby Books - November 14th, 2023

"A frank chronicle of healing."-Kirkus Reviews

What happens when a trauma therapist is traumatized by loss?


My What If Year: A Memoir By Alisha Fernandez Miranda Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781958506097
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Published: Zibby Books - February 7th, 2023

A People Magazine "Best New Book"
"Hailed as the next Eat, Pray, Love" -CNN International
The Perfect Book to Read at the Start of a New Year

An exuberant, hilarious memoir about a woman who pauses her successful career for a year and explores the "What If" jobs of her dreams.


Massachusetts Off the Beaten Path(r): Discover Your Fun By Maria Olia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781493070480
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 1st, 2023

Discover some of Massachusetts's unique offerings with this guide: Visit a wooden-boat shop that has been in business since 1793; admire the pressed-glass galleries at the Sandwich Glass Museum, or travel back in time at the nineteenth-century Old Sturbridge Village.


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 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, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NOW A MAR


Not Weakness: Navigating the Culture of Chronic Pain By Francesca Grossman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781647424770
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Published: She Writes Press - April 18th, 2023

After thyroid cancer, Crohn's disease, and a slew of other autoimmune conditions ransacked her body in her twenties and thirties, Francesca was left feeling completely alone in her chronic pain. Constant, relentless, often indescribable, and always exhausting, it affected her whole life--intimacy, motherhood, friendship, work, and mental health.


Let the More Loving One Be Me: My Journey from Trauma to Freedom By Judy Foreman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781647425968
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Published: She Writes Press - August 29th, 2023

This is the story of my search for truth-first, the truth of a childhood with a sexually abusive, alcoholic father and an emotionally absent mother; then, a search for truth as a journalist and a grown woman.


Finding the Words: Working Through Profound Loss with Hope and Purpose By Colin Campbell Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593421703
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Published: TarcherPerigee - March 14th, 2023

A powerful account of one father’s journey through unimaginable grief, offering readers a new vision for how to more actively and fully mourn profound loss.