Archive | January, 2022

West Philly Best Sellers, 2021

2 Jan

These are our best-selling titles for last year:

Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower

Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby

Michelle Zauner, Crying in H Mart: A Memoir

Christine Kendall, The True Definition of Neva Beane

bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Matthew Burgess, Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring

Jessica Fern, Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy

Kashuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun

Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Madeline Miller, Circe

Alice Walker, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

Cixin Liu, The Three-Body Problem

Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

Kiley Reid, Such a Fun Age

Frank Herbert, Dune

Ashley Bryan, Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum

Nikole Hannah-Jones, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

David Graeber & David Wengrow, The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

Richard Powers, The Overstory

Mariame Kaba, We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice

Linda Ashman, Rain! (Board Book)

Colson Whitehead, Harlem Shuffle: A Novel

Jericho Brown, The Tradition (poetry)

Jessica Love, Julián Is a Mermaid (picture book)

Samin Nosrat, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Carole Lindstrom, We Are Water Protectors (picture book)

Octavia Butler, Kindred

Carmen Machado, In the Dream House: A Memoir

Maria Carluccio, The Sounds Around Town (board book)

Sally Rooney, Beautiful World, Where Are You

Brit Bennet, The Vanishing Half: A Novel

Innosanto Nagara, A is for Activist (board book)

Monika Vaicenavičiene, What Is A River? (picture book)

Ursula Le Guin, The Dispossessed

Asali Solomon, The Days of Afrekete: A Novel

Ling Ma, Severance