Paperback Nonfiction

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

The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781101911730
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Anchor Books - May 25th, 2021

"Enthralling. . . . Lying and stealing and invading, it should be said, make for captivating reading, especially in the hands of a storyteller as skilled as Anderson." --The New York Times Book Review

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR


Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781849352604
Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-7 business days
Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns.


The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom Cover Image
$11.66
ISBN: 9781878424310
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Amber-Allen Publishing - November 7th, 1997

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.


Tulsa, 1921: Reporting a Massacre Cover Image
By Randy Krehbiel, Karlos Hill (Foreword by)
$19.76
ISBN: 9780806168715
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: University of Oklahoma Press - January 4th, 2021

In 1921 Tulsa's Greenwood District, known then as the nation's "Black Wall Street," was one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. But on May 31 of that year, a white mob, inflamed by rumors that a young Black man had attempted to rape a white teenage girl, invaded Greenwood.


"An engaging warts-and-all history of the U.S. . . . Fluid, readable, strongly written, and thought-provoking—a must read for nonhistorians seeking a firm grasp of accurate American history."  --Kirkus (starred review)