Paperback Nonfiction

This week's paperback nonfiction bestsellers at The Book Table.

Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago (Chicago Visions and Revisions) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780226619019
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: University of Chicago Press - May 16th, 2019

“Chicago is a tale of two cities,” headlines declare. This narrative has been gaining steam alongside reports of growing economic divisions and diverging outlooks on the future of the city. Yet to keen observers of the Second City, this is nothing new.


These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357424
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019

Widely hailed for its "sweeping, sobering account of the American past" (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore's one-volume history of America places truth itself--a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence--at the center of the nation's history.


The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook Cover Image
By Martha Bayne (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781948742498
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Belt Publishing - September 10th, 2019

Chicago is famously a city of neighborhoods. Seventy-seven of them, formally; more than 200 in subjective, ever-changing fact. But what does that actually mean?


111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss Revised & Updated Cover Image
By Amy Bizzarri, Susie Inverso (Photographer)
$15.92
ISBN: 9783740801564
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Emons Publishers - April 16th, 2018

-The ultimate insider's guide to Chicago, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide -Appeals to both the local market (9,5 million people call Chicago home) and the tourist market (over 60 mi


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780399588198
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed