The Paperback Table - Non-Fiction

Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399590528
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 8th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525509585
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Published: One World - February 8th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.


Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593133361
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 8th, 2022

“A concise, insightful and sophisticated guide to maintaining humane values in an age of new machines.”—The New York Times Book Review
 


The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780385348737
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Published: Crown - February 15th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
 


The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781250829641
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Published: Picador - February 15th, 2022

“An engrossing and impossibly wide-ranging project . . . In The Free World, every seat is a good one.” —Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post

The Free World sparkles. Fully original, beautifully written . . . One hopes Menand has a sequel in mind. The bar is set very high.” —David Oshinsky, The New York Times Book Review


The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency Cover Image
By Tove Ditlevsen, Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250829788
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Published: Picador - February 22nd, 2022

Called “a masterpiece” by The New York Times, the acclaimed trilogy from Tove Ditlevsen, a pioneer in the field of genre-bending confessional writing.


Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984824349
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Published: Crown - February 22nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing” (The New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry—with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter


A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101911549
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Published: Vintage - February 22nd, 2022

An enthralling account of a modern voyage of discovery as we meet the clever, social birds of prey called caracaras, which puzzled Darwin, fascinate modern-day falconers, and carry secrets of our planet's deep past in their family history.


You Don't Belong Here: How Three Women Rewrote the Story of War Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541768239
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Published: PublicAffairs - February 22nd, 2022

The long buried story of three extraordinary female journalists who permanently shattered the official and cultural barriers to women covering war.


All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984855015
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 1st, 2022

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft a “deeply layered and insightful” (The Washington Post) testament to people who are left out of the archives.
 


Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593449349
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Published: One World - February 1st, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593084663
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

From “one of the great (greatest?) contemporary popular writers on economics” (Tyler Cowen) comes a smart, lively, and encouraging rethinking of how to use statistics.


Let Me Tell You What I Mean (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593312193
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Published: Vintage - January 25th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of our most iconic and influential writers, the award-winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking: a timeless collection that reveals what would become Joan Didion's subjects, including the press, politics, California robber barons, women, and her own self-doubt.


Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062938343
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 18th, 2022

“In many ways, Land combines bits and pieces of many of Winchester’s previous books into a satisfying, globe-trotting whole. . . . Winchester is, once again, a consummate guide.”—Boston Globe


Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501180088
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 18th, 2022

A “sharp and entertaining” (The Wall Street Journal) exploration of fashion through the ages that asks what our clothing reveals about ourselves and our society.

Dress codes are as old as clothing itself.


Humankind: A Hopeful History Cover Image
By Rutger Bregman, Erica Moore (Translated by), Elizabeth Manton (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316418522
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 16th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The “lively” (The New Yorker), “convincing” (Forbes), and “riveting pick-me-up we all need right now” (People) that proves humanity thrives in a crisis and that our innate kindness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in our long-term success as a species


Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580059527
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Published: Seal Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, an  “illuminating” (New York Times Book Review) history of white male identity.

What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power?


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250800473
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”


Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780063212237
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 26th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

This second volume of Sapiens: A Graphic History, the full-color graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari’s #1 New York Times bestseller, focuses on the Agricultural Revolution—when humans fell into a trap we’ve yet to escape: working harder and harder with diminishing returns.


Black Futures Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780399181153
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Published: One World - October 26th, 2021

“A literary experience unlike any I’ve had in recent memory . . . a blueprint for this moment and the next, for where Black folks have been and where they might be going.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?


Woolgathering Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811231251
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Published: New Directions - October 26th, 2021

An ode to childhood and to “woolgathering” as the wellspring for a creative life—now in an expanded paperback edition


Is This Anything? Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982112721
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 9th, 2021

The first book in twenty-five years from “one of our great comic minds” (The Washington Post) features Seinfeld’s best work across five decades in comedy.

Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and sa


The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781324091059
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Published: Liveright - October 19th, 2021

An epic, award-winning biography of Malcolm X that draws on hundreds of hours of personal interviews and rewrites much of the known narrative.


War: How Conflict Shaped Us Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593132371
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 5th, 2021

Is peace an aberration? The New York Times bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity.

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW