2017 Non-Fiction Bestsellers
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Sedaris. Roach. Campbell. Those were the events. But the other bestsellers.... astrophysics, mythology, buddhism. It was a good year for non-fiction.
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!”
One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot$15.95ISBN: 9780393354379Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - June 6th, 2017
A New York Times / National Bestseller
"America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.$21.95ISBN: 9781937226794Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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$16.99ISBN: 9780316776967Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: 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.$18.95ISBN: 9780393609394Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017
Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.
The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.$25.95ISBN: 9780393609097Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017
Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.
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.$8.95ISBN: 9781101911761Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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).$16.99ISBN: 9780316154703Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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...$15.00ISBN: 9780679723004Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: 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.