The Paperback Table - Non-Fiction

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”—Time 


Why We Swim Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751375
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 13th, 2021

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle San Francisco Chronicle
A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book ConciergeWashington Independent Review of Books

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358569831
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Published: Mariner Books - April 13th, 2021

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020

“A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”
Washington Post

“Unforgettable . . .


A Fire Story (Updated and Expanded Edition) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419746826
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - April 20th, 2021

From celebrated author and illustrator Brian Fies comes a firsthand account of the Northern California wildfires of 2017—revised and expanded, and now in paperback

Early morning on Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 6,200 homes and 8,900 structures were destroyed.


Pelosi Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250798459
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Published: Picador - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A riveting inside account of the unprecedented rise to power and unmatched political legacy of the first woman Speaker of the House, by award-winning journalist Molly Ball


Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160349
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian

A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing t


A Black Women's History of the United States Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807001998
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Published: Beacon Press - March 16th, 2021

2021 NAACP Image Award Nominee: Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction

Honorable Mention for the 2021 Organization of American Historians Darlene Clark Hine Award


Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593083345
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Published: Penguin Books - March 9th, 2021

An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent


Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525522317
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Published: Penguin Books - March 9th, 2021

One of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year  • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • A New York Times Notable Book 

A timely exploration of what Shakespeare’s plays reveal about our divided land.


And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101905890
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Published: Crown - March 9th, 2021

Through the stories of kids and parents in the middle school trenches, a New York Times bestselling author reveals why these years are so painful, how parents unwittingly make them worse, and what we all need to do to grow up.


Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562641
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Published: Anchor Books - March 2nd, 2021

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.


Becoming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524763145
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Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2021

Now in paperback—the intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States, featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club guide with 20 discussion questions and a 5-question Q&A
 


Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620405475
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction
Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction
Winner of the WSU AOS Bonner Book Award


Golden Gates: The Housing Crisis and a Reckoning for the American Dream Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525560234
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Published: Penguin Books - February 16th, 2021

A Time 100 Must-Read Book of 2020  • A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice  • Named a top 30 must-read Book of 2020 by the New York Post  • Named one of the 10 Best Business Books of 2020 by Fortune  • Named A Must-Read Book of 2020 by <


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804172721
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Published: Anchor Books - January 26th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body--with a new afterword for this edition.


Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525575481
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy--Winner Take All

"A rollickingly well-written book, filled with fascinating, exciting, and alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today."--The New York Times Book Review


The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593082003
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Published: Vintage - February 2nd, 2021

From the bestselling author of Saving Capitalism and The Common Good, comes an urgent analysis of how the "rigged" systems of American politics and power operate, how this status quo came to be, and how average citizens can enact change.


You Were Born for This: Astrology for Radical Self-Acceptance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063043770
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Published: HarperOne - February 9th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


From beloved astrologer Chani Nicholas comes an essential guide for radical self-acceptance.


You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224117
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
AN NPR CONCIERGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“In her form-shattering and myth-crushing book….Coe examines myths with mirth, and writes history with humor… [You Never Forget Your First] is an accessible look at a president who always finishes in the first ranks of our leaders.” —Boston Globe


Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062666987
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 9th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612198552
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Published: Melville House - December 29th, 2020

** A New York Times Bestseller **

"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto."—Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review

One of President Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of 2019"


Ghostways: Two Journeys in Unquiet Places Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781324015826
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 24th, 2020

A hauntingly beautiful diptych of works inspired by Robert Macfarlane’s travels with celebrated collaborators to two eerie corners of England.


Shirley Chisholm: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By Shirely Chisholm, Barbara Lee (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612198972
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Published: Melville House - January 26th, 2021

“All I can say is that I’m a shaker-upper. That’s exactly what I am.” —Shirley Chisholm


Sapiens: A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind (Vol. 1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780063051331
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 27th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller


Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer: Essays (Counterpoints) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781640094574
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 9th, 2021

A brief meditation on the role of technology in his own life and how it has changed the landscape of the United States from America's greatest philosopher on sustainable life and living (Chicago Tribune).


How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393358421
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

A leading data visualization expert explores the negative—and positive—influences that charts have on our perception of truth.


Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781541672543
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Published: Basic Books - October 20th, 2020

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush and beyond.


Erosion: Essays of Undoing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250758248
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Published: Picador - October 13th, 2020

Timely and unsettling essays from an important and beloved writer and conservationist


Children of the Land: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062825636
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 29th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year

A 2020 International Latino Book Award Finalists

An Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of the Year 


Figuring Out the Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics that Explain World History Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781541762688
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Published: The Economist - November 17th, 2020

Discover the world records that define our history and jump headfirst into the past using scientific data that reveals accurate and insightful answers to life’s biggest questions.

What was history's biggest empire? Or the tallest building of the ancient world? What was the plumbing like in medieval Byzantium? The average wage in the Mughal Empire?


The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Michio Kaku (Editor), Jaime Green (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358074298
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Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020

A collection of the best science and nature writing published in North America in 2019, guest edited by New York Times best-selling author and ground-breaking physicist Dr. Michio Kaku.

“Scientists and science writers have a monumental task: making science exciting and relevant to the average person, so that they care,” writes renowned American physicist Michio Kaku.


Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780593238899
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Published: Crown - September 8th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller On Tyranny comes an impassioned condemnation of America's pandemic response and an urgent call to rethink health and freedom.


The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062868053
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - November 3rd, 2020

Now a New York Times Bestseller.

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.


The Best American Sports Writing 2020 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By Jackie MacMullan (Editor), Glenn Stout (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358196990
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Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020

The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year.

For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications.


The Best American Essays 2020 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By André Aciman (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358359913
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Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020

A collection of the year’s best essays selected by André Aciman, author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name.

“An essay is the child of uncertainty,” André Aciman contends in his introduction to The Best American Essays 2020.


Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780062896407
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Published: Ecco - September 15th, 2020

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography