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December 2021 Nonfiction Bestsellers

1

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience

Brené Brown

Random House

2

The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

Jason Thacker

Zondervan

3

The Sweet Spot: The Pleasures of Suffering and the Search for Meaning

Paul Bloom

Ecco Press

4

Where Do We Go from Here?: How Tomorrow's Prophecies Foreshadow Today's Problems

David Jeremiah

Thomas Nelson

5

In Search of Van Gogh: Capturing the Life of the Artist Through Photographs and Paintings

Gloria Fossi

Harper Design.

6

Permission to Dream

Chris Gardner, MIM Eichler Rivas

Amistad Press.

7

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman

Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

8

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day

Jay Shetty

Simon & Schuster.

9

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Heather McGhee

One World

10

Just Feed Me: Simply Delicious Recipes from My Heart to Your Plate

Jessie James Decker

Dey Street Books

11

Speed & Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now

John Doerr, Ryan Panchadsaram

Portfolio

12

AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future

Kai-Fu Lee, Chen Qiufan

Currency

13

Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life

Mallory Smith

Spiegel & Grau

14

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, Caitlin Roper

One World

15

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, with a New Preface

Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Harvard University Press

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