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New York Times Best Sellers -- Paperback Nonfiction

Note: The searches of the Dallas Public Library catalog on these pages use the ISBN number to search for the exact item listed. If the item is not found in the catalog, please search the catalog using the title to see if we have other versions than the one specified in this list.


Title: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE.
Author: Diane Ackerman
Publisher: Norton
Description: How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007; now the basis of a movie,
Currently ranked 1 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 38 weeks.
ISBN: 9780393333060 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS.
Author: Rebecca Skloot
Publisher: Broadway
Description: The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951. Originally published in 2010 and the basis of the HBO movie.
Currently ranked 2 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 189 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/03/books/03book.html
ISBN: 9781400052172 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: HIDDEN FIGURES.
Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher: Morrow/HarperCollins
Description: The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
Currently ranked 3 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 20 weeks.
ISBN: 9780062363596 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THE THIRD WAVE.
Author: Steve Case
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Description: In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.
Currently ranked 4 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 1 week.
ISBN: 9781501132582 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THE LOST CITY OF Z.
Author: David Grann
Publisher: Vintage Departures
Description: A New Yorker writer searches for a British explorer who disappeared in the Amazon in 1925. Originally published in 2009 and the basis of the 2017 movie.
Currently ranked 5 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 21 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/17/books/17kaku.html?ref=books
ISBN: 9781400078455 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: ON TYRANNY.
Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: Tim Duggan
Description: Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
Currently ranked 6 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 8 weeks.
ISBN: 9780804190114 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: WHITE TRASH.
Author: Nancy Isenberg
Publisher: Penguin
Description: The role of the white poor in American history.
Currently ranked 7 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 3 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/books/review/white-trash-by-nancy-isenberg.html
ISBN: 9780670785971 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THE GENIUS OF BIRDS.
Author: Jennifer Ackerman
Publisher: Penguin
Description: Research reveals that many birds rival primates and even humans in their complex forms of intelligence.
Currently ranked 8 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 2 weeks.
ISBN: 9781594205217 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: DRAWDOWN.
Author: Paul Hawken
Publisher: Penguin
Description:
Currently ranked 9 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 1 week.
ISBN: 9780143130444 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: JUST MERCY.
Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Description: A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
Currently ranked 10 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 65 weeks.
ISBN: 9780812994520 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



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