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Holiday 100 Fiction
  • The Boy in the Field
  • Breasts and Eggs
  • A Burning
  • The Butterfly Lampshade
  • A Children’s Bible
  • The City We Became
  • A Deadly Education
  • Hamnet
  • Homeland Elegies
  • How Much of These Hills Is Gold
  • I Hold a Wolf by the Ears
  • Impersonation
  • Jack
  • Leave the World Behind
  • Luster
  • The Lying Life of Adults
  • Magic Lessons
  • Memorial: A Novel
  • Monogamy
  • One by One
  • Piranesi
  • The Resisters
  • Runaway
  • The Searcher
  • Shuggie Bain
  • Snow
  • Such a Fun Age
  • Transcendent Kingdom
  • Utopia Avenue
  • Vagabonds
  • The Vanishing Half
  • Want
  • What Are You Going Through
  • A Wild Winter Swan
  • The Awkward Black Man
Holiday 100 Nonfiction
  • Bright Precious Thing
  • Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight Over a Modernist Masterpiece
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
  • The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  • Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy
  • Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence
  • The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America
  • Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
  • Eat a Peach
  • Eleanor
  • The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)
  • The Eternal City: A History of Rome in Maps
  • Falastin: A Cookbook
  • Gods at Play
  • Good Boy
  • Having and Being Had
  • His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
  • How to Be Depressed
  • If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future
  • Just Us: An American Conversation
  • Kant’s Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write
  • Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain
  • Looking to Get Lost: Adventures in Music and Writing
  • The Man Who Ate Too Much
  • The Math of Life and Death: 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives
  • Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir
  • Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind’s Greatest Invention
  • Murder and the Movies
  • My Autobiography of Carson Mccullers
  • New World Sourdough: Artisan Techniques for Creative Homemade Fermented Breads
  • Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West
  • The Obama Portraits
  • One Life
  • Ottolenghi Flavor
  • Picturing Resistance: Moments and Movements of Social Change from the 1950s to Today
  • The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes
  • A Promised Land
  • The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
  • The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food: A Cookbook
  • The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War
  • Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema
  • Solutions and Other Problems
  • Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics
  • Tacky’s Revolt
  • Tales from the Ant World
  • Too Much Information: Understanding What You Don’t Want to Know
  • Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger, and the Decade That Reinvented
  • The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?
  • Vesper Flights
  • Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music
  • Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots
  • The World of Plymouth Plantation
  • The 99% Invisible Field Guide to the City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design
  • Becoming Duchess Goldblatt
  • Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
  • The Big Three: Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and the Rebirth of the Boston Celtics
  • Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
  • Boston’s Apollo: John Singer Sargent and Thomas McKeller
Holiday 100 Kids & YA
  • Felix Ever After
  • Maya and the Rising Dark
  • The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea
  • Snapdragon
  • Sugar in Milk
  • Sun Flower Lion
  • Ways to Make Sunshine
  • Your Place in the Universe
  • You Matter
  • You Should See Me in a Crown
Recent Bestselling Titles
  • The Testaments
  • How to Be an Antiracist
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
  • So You Want to Talk About Race
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Awar…
  • The Fire Next Time
  • Intimations
  • The New Jim Crow
  • Me and White Supremacy
  • The Nickel Boys
  • Too Much and Never Enough
  • Circe
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Vintage)
  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
  • Dune, 40th Anniversary Edition (Dune Chronicles, Book 1)
  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
  • Between the World and Me
  • Elsa’s Housebook: A Woman’s Photojournal
  • Mexican Gothic
  • My Grandmother’s Hands
  • Normal People
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
  • Girl, Woman, Other
  • The Overstory
Black Lives Matter
  • An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel
  • At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America (Modern Library Paperbacks)
  • Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
  • The Black Flamingo
  • Black Is the Body
  • A Black Women’s History of the United States
  • Brown Girl Dreaming
  • Capitalism & Slavery
  • The Case for Black Reparations
  • Citizen: An American Lyric
  • The City We Became
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
  • The Condemnation of Blackness
  • Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books)
  • Deep Roots
  • Driving While Black
  • The End of Policing
  • Everything Inside
  • The Fierce 44
  • The Fire Is Upon Us
  • The Fire Next Time
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
  • From Here to Equality
  • The Hate U Give
  • His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
  • Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick
  • Homegoing
  • Hood Feminism
  • Invisible Man
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
  • Just Us: An American Conversation
  • Lakewood
  • The Last Negroes at Harvard
  • The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader
  • Like One of The Family
  • Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
  • Magical Negro
  • Me and White Supremacy
  • Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial T…
  • Middle Passage
  • Monster
  • New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America
  • The New Jim Crow
  • New Kid
  • The Nickel Boys
  • Notes of a Native Son
  • The Omni-Americans
  • Parable of the Sower
  • Reconstruction Updated Ed: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
  • Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: 40th Anniversary Special Edition
  • The Second Founding
  • Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children
  • So You Want to Talk About Race
  • Solitary
  • The Source of Self-Regard
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Awar…
  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
  • Stony the Road
  • This Is My America
  • Thurgood
  • The Undefeated
  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel
  • The Vanishing Half
  • Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Vintage)
  • The Water Dancer
  • Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments
  • We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival
  • White Freedom
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
  • Woke
  • 1919