NYT Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for June 2, 2024

THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
Penguin
9780143127741
0-14-312774-8
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
THE BACKYARD BIRD CHRONICLES
Amy Tan
Knopf
9780593536131
0-593-53613-4
Essays and drawings by the author of “The Joy Luck Club” and “The Bonesetter's Daughter,” which depict a search for peace through birding.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
David Grann
Vintage
9780307742483
0-307-74248-2
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
THE LIGHT WE CARRY
Michelle Obama
Crown
9780593237489
0-593-23748-X
The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.
THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR ON PALESTINE
Rashid Khalidi
Metropolitan
9781250787651
1-250-78765-3
An account of the history of settler colonialism and resistance, based on untapped archival materials and reports.
THINKING, FAST AND SLOW
Daniel Kahneman
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
9780374533557
0-374-53355-5
When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.
BRAIDING SWEETGRASS
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Milkweed Editions
9781571313560
1-57131-356-7
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
THINK AGAIN
Adam Grant
Penguin
9781984878120
1-984878-12-3
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT LOVE
Dolly Alderton
Harper Perennial
9780062968791
0-06-296879-3
The British journalist shares stories and observations; the basis of the TV series.
TALKING TO STRANGERS
Malcolm Gladwell
Back Bay
9780316299220
0-316-29922-7
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
POVERTY, BY AMERICA
Matthew Desmond
Crown
9780593239933
0-593-23993-8
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Evicted” examines the ways in which affluent Americans keep poor people poor.
CRYING IN H MART
Michelle Zauner
Vintage
9781984898951
1-984898-95-7
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY
Erik Larson
Vintage
9780375725609
0-375-72560-1
A story of how an architect and a serial killer were linked by the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE
Erik Larson
Crown
9780385348737
0-385-34873-8
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
ALL ABOUT LOVE
bell hooks
Morrow
9780060959470
0-06-095947-9
The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.