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June 2021 Nonfiction Bestsellers

1

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Walter Isaacson

Simon & Schuster.

2

Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature

Angus Fletcher

Simon & Schuster.

3

Happy Not Perfect: Upgrade Your Mind, Challenge Your Thoughts, and Free Yourself from Anxiety

Poppy Jamie

Rodale Books

4

A Radical Awakening: Turn Pain Into Power, Embrace Your Truth, Live Free

Shefali Tsabary

HarperOne

5

Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response

Andy Slavitt

St. Martin's Press.

6

Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual

Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Penguin Life

7

Letters to a Young Athlete

Chris Bosh, Pat Riley

Penguin Press

8

Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II

Daniel James Brown

Viking

9

Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

Roy Richard Grinker

W. W. Norton & Company.

10

Never Enough: A Navy Seal Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning

Mike Hayes

Celadon Books.

11

By Design: The World's Best Contemporary Interior Designers

Phaidon Press, William Norwich

Phaidon Press.

12

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

Richard Rothstein

Liveright Publishing Corporation

13

The Grow System: True Health, Wealth, and Happiness Come from the Ground

Marjory Wildcraft

Avery Publishing Group

14

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Mona Hanna-Attisha

One World

15

Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

Kenji Yoshino

Random House Trade

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