THE 2020 NONFICTION HYYPELIST

  1. The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
  2. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
  3. Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir by Natasha Trethewey

    “Memorial Drive” is a heartbreaking story of domestic violence, loss, and survival. I am in awe of Natasha Trethewey’s openness and strength. I highly recommend this book to fans of her work; it’s a tough read but an important truth and reckoning. Five stars!
  4. Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
  5. Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America by Laila Lalami
  6. The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper
  7. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  8. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
  9. Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran
  10. Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different by Chuck Palahniuk
  11. Oak Land: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West by Lauren Redniss
  12. The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore
  13. Keep Moving by Maggie Smith
  14. How to Change Everything: The Young Human’s Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other by Naomi Klein and Rebecca Stefoff
  15. A Very Punchable Face by Colin Jost
  16. Blueberries by Ellena Savage
  17. The Farm by Wendell Berry
  18. A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott
  19. Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico by Beth C. Caldwell
  20. Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother’s Letter to Her Son by Homeira Qaderi

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