List: How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen Actress by Anne Enright Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History by Paul Farmer The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness by Ritchie Robertson
List: Four Hundred Souls edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders Exercised by Daniel E. Lieberman Kill Switch by Adam Jentleson Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab Creativity by John Cleese
Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox, Massachusetts.
List: Land by Simon Winchester The Good American by Robert Kaplan Sometimes You Have to Lie by Leslie Brody Sergeant Salinger by Jerome Charyn Super Host by Kate Russo Better Luck Next Time by Julia Johnson
List: Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells by Michelle Duster Black Futures edited by Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M. Blow How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman Watch Me: A Story of Immigration and Inspiration by Doyin Richards, illustrated by Joe Cepeda She Persisted: Claudette Colvin (by Lesa Cline-Ransome) & Harriet Tubman (by Andrea Davis Pinkney) Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 edited by Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain