Newtonville Books 2023 Nonfiction Bestsellers
#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.
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.
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
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A memoir of coming of age in a conservative Southern family in postwar America.
#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.
"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.
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
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.
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.
THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OPPENHEIMER • "A riveting account of one of history’s most essential and paradoxical figures.”—Christopher Nolan
"A frank chronicle of healing."-Kirkus Reviews
What happens when a trauma therapist is traumatized by loss?
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.
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.
#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
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.
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.
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.