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Top 21 Titles of 2021: Adult Non-Fiction

Top 21 Titles of 2021: Adult Non-Fiction

Surprisingly, none of these books were published in 2021. See what non-fiction reads patrons gobbled up last year.
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Here, the top circulating titles in the adult non-fiction category from 2021 (in descending order). 

  1. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  2. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  3. Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas D. Kristof
  4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  5. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat
  6. Why We Sleep by Matthew P. Walker
  7. Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell
  8. The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
  9. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  10. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
  11. How Not to Die by Michael Greger
  12. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  13. Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
  14. Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines
  15. Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why Don't Have To by David A. Sinclair
  16. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  17. Atomic Habits by James Clear
  18. The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
  19. The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson
  20. The Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner
  21. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

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