NON-FICTION

Current events and politics, history and biography; just a few categories that make up non-fiction. Whether it's a memoir or a lesson in history, you can find it here. These are the top 10 selling works of non-fiction this week at Barbara's:

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780805095159
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Published: Metropolitan Books - October 7th, 2014


In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending


Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's
By Lena Dunham, Joana Avillez (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812994995
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Published: Random House - September 30th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL


Yes Please Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062268341
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307464880
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780670025855
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Published: Viking - September 30th, 2014

From the author of Enlightenment Now, a short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker.

Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care?


Capital in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780674430006
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Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - April 15th, 2014

What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories.


The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

The #1 New York Times-bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary "The Boys of '36"


The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781572245372
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Harbinger Publications - October 3rd, 2007

What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul--now a #1New York Times bestseller--offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781936891023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Black Irish Entertainment LLC - January 11th, 2012

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.

What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do?

Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor-be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece?


Things Fall Apart Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9780385474542
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1994

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read