2017 Non-Fiction Bestsellers

Sedaris. Roach. Campbell. Those were the events. But the other bestsellers.... astrophysics, mythology, buddhism. It was a good year for non-fiction.

Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor Cover Image
By Bruce Campbell, Craig Sanborn, John Hodgman (Introduction by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250125606
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - August 15th, 2017

New York Times bestseller

Introduction by New York Times bestselling author and famous minor television personality John Hodgman

One of my dad’s favorite jokes about getting older was: “I went out for coffee when I was twenty-one and when I got back I was fifty-eight!”


Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316154727
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 30th, 2017

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot


Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393354379
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 6th, 2017

Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries--panic, exhaustion, heat, noise--and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat. She visits the fashion design studio of U.S.


Red Rock Stories: Three Generations of Writers Speak on Behalf of Utah's Public Lands Cover Image
By Stephen Trimble (Editor)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781937226794
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Published: Torrey House Press - July 4th, 2017

"Utah has been my home for over half a century. Native Americans have inhabited these landscapes since time immemorial. The writers in Red Rock Stories capture that connection in essays and poems that run as deep as the canyons of the Colorado River."
--ROBERT REDFORD, actor, director, environmentalist


Me Talk Pretty One Day Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316776967
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 5th, 2001

A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.


Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.


Norse Mythology Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393609097
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.


We Should All Be Feminists Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781101911761
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Published: Anchor - February 3rd, 2015

The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of Americanah, “one of the world’s great contemporary writers” (Barack Obama).


Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154703
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 3rd, 2014

"Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based, on this latest collection, he's getting only better." ---Los Angeles Times

A guy walks into a bar car and...


The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679723004
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Published: Vintage - August 28th, 1989

In The Book, Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta.