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September 2020 Nonfiction Bestsellers


The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industry, Fell from Grace, and Came Back Stronger Than Ever

Steve Madden

Radius Book Group.


The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy

Chris Murphy

Random House


Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Wes Moore, Erica L. Green

One World


To Stop a Warlord: My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace

Shannon Sedgwick Davis

Spiegel & Grau


Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

Vivek H Murthy

Harper Wave


Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World

Scott Harrison



Truth and Lies: What People Are Really Thinking

Mark Bowden, Tracey Thomson

HarperCollins Publishers


The Undocumented Americans

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

One World


Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make It Work for You

Capricia Penavic Marshall

Ecco Press


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein

Liveright Publishing Corporation.


All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

One World


More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

Elaine Welteroth



No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention

Reed Hastings, Erin Meyer

Penguin Press


The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health--And How We Must Adapt

Sinan Aral



The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love

Sonya Renee Taylor

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

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