New Adult Nonfiction, January 2021

The age of wood : our most useful material and the construction of civilization / Roland Ennos.
Apollo’s arrow : the profound and enduring impact of coronavirus on the way we live / Nicholas A. Christakis.
Badass habits : cultivate the awareness, boundaries, and daily upgrades you need to make them stick / Jen Sincero.
Barack before Obama: life before the presidency / David Katz; foreword by Barack Obama.
Becoming wild : how animal cultures raise families, create beauty, and achieve peace / Carl Safina.
Billion dollar loser : the epic rise and spectacular fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork / Reeves Wiedeman.
Black futures / edited by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham.
Blockchain chicken farm / Xiaowei Wang.
Blowing my way to the top : how to break the rules, find your purpose, and create the life and career you deserve / Jen Atkin.
The book of eels: our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world / Patrik Svensson ; translated from the Swedish by Agnes Broomé.
Breath : the new science of a lost art / James Nestor.
Burning down the house : Newt Gingrich, the fall of a speaker, and the rise of the new Republican Party / Julian E. Zelizer.
Burnout : the secret to unlocking the stress cycle / Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. and Amelia Nagoski, DMA.
Cheeky : a head-to-toe memoir / Ariella Elovic.
Clean mind, clean body : a 28-day plan for physical, mental, and spiritual self-care / Tara Stiles.
Dancing in the mosque: an Afghan mother’s letter to her son / Homeira Qaderi ; translated by Zaman Stanizai.
Dolly Parton, songteller : my life in lyrics / Dolly Parton ; with Robert K. Oermann.
First principles : what America’s founders learned from the Greeks and Romans and how that shaped our country / Thomas E. Ricks.
From hang time to prime time : business, entertainment, and the birth of the modern-day NBA / Pete Croatto.
Group : how one therapist and a circle of strangers saved my life / Christie Tate.
Guerrilla Girls : the art of behaving badly / Guerrilla Girls.
Himalaya : a human history / Ed Douglas.
The how not to diet cookbook : 100+ recipes for healthy, permanent weight loss / Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM ; recipes by Robin Robertson.
I came as a shadow : an autobiography / John Thompson with Jesse Washington.
It’s never too late : make the next act of your life the best act of your life / Kathie Lee Gifford ; foreword by Dolly Parton.
Kant’s little Prussian head and other reasons why I write : an autobiography in essays / Claire Messud.
Keep sharp : build a better brain at any age / Sanjay Gupta, MD. with Kristin Loberg.
Kings of crypto : one startup’s quest to take cryptocurrency out of Silicon Valley and onto Wall Street / Jeff John Roberts.
The last American aristocrat : the brilliant life and improbable education of Henry Adams / David S. Brown.
Lightning flowers : my journey to uncover the cost of saving a life / Katherine E. Standefer.
Live in love : growing together through life’s changes / Lauren Akins with Mark Dagostino.
Mediocre : the dangerous legacy of white male America / Ijeoma Oluo.
Mexico City : heritage recipes for classic home cooking / James Oseland ; with Jenna Leigh Evans ; photographs by James Roper.
The nine lives of Pakistan : dispatches from a precarious state / Declan Walsh.
No time like the future : an optimist considers mortality / Michael J. Fox.
Oak Flat : a fight for sacred land in the American West / Lauren Redniss.
Once a warrior : how one veteran found a new mission closer to home / Jake Wood.
Our community at Winchester : the city and its workers at New Haven’s gun factory / Joan Cavanagh.
A pilgrimage to eternity : from Canterbury to Rome in search of a faith / Timothy Egan.
A promised land / Barack Obama.
The search for John Lennon : the life, loves, and death of a rock star / Lesley-Ann Jones.
Singular sensation : the triumph of Broadway / Michael Riedel.
Slanted : how the news media taught us to love censorship and hate journalism / Sharyl Attkisson.
Strength training over 40 : a 6-week program to build muscle and agility.
This one wild and precious life : the path back to connection in a fractured world / Sarah Wilson.
Three rings : a tale of exile, narrative, and fate / Daniel Mendelsohn.
Unsinkable : five men and the indomitable run of the U.S.S. Plunkett / James Sullivan.
Vagina : a re-education / Lynn Enright.
War: how conflict shaped us / Margaret MacMillan.
The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous / Joseph Henrich.
White fright : the sexual panic at the heart of America’s racist history / Jane Dailey.
White lawyer, Black power : a memoir of civil rights activism in the deep South / Donald A. Jelinek ; foreword by John Dittmer.
Wild minds : the artists and rivalries that inspired the golden age of animation / Reid Mitenbuler.