This week's paperback nonfiction bestsellers at The Book Table.
“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.$13.60ISBN: 9780143130086Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2019
One of O, The Oprah Magazine’s Ten Best Books of the Year!
The New York Times bestselling collection of essays from beloved poet, Mary Oliver.
$15.95ISBN: 9780393357424Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019
“Nothing short of a masterpiece.”—NPR Books
A New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year
In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation.$13.59ISBN: 9781476740195Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019
Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.$13.60ISBN: 9781501133107Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Scribner - September 3rd, 2019
*Finalist for the National Book Award*
*Finalist for the Kirkus Prize*
*Instant New York Times Bestseller*
*Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly*
An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that