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1. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman · W.W. Norton
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty...
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2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

REBECCA SKLOOT · BROADWAY BOOKS
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Soon to be an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important...
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3. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten...

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4. The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future

Steve Case · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Steve Case - the co-founder of AOL - presents "a compelling roadmap for the future ... that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world. A fascinating read" (Sheryl Sandberg,...
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5. The Lost City of Z

DAVID GRANN · VINTAGE
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

This New York Times bestseller is soon to be a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, and Robert Pattinson and directed by James Gray.In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned....
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6. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

TIMOTHY SNYDER · TIM DUGGAN BOOKS
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

"The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism,...
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7. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Penguin Books
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

The New York Times Besteller, with a new preface from the author"This estimable book rides into the summer doldrums like rural electrification. . . . It deals in the truths that matter." - Dwight Garner, The New York Times"This eye-opening investigation into our country's...
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8. The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds. As she travels...
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9. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Roll Back Global Warming

Paul Hawken · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world

In the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come...
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10. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson · Spiegel & Grau, 2015. ©2014
Pages: 349
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times * The Washington Post * The Boston Globe * The Seattle Times * Esquire * Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a Books...
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