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The King County Library System (KCLS) has released its 2023 Best Books list. The annual list reveals KCLS’ top 125 books of the year and includes 25 titles in each of the following categories: näytä lisää fiction, nonfiction, children, teen — and, new this year — audiobook.

Best Books are nominated by KCLS librarians and staff members who, collectively, read thousands of books each year. A selection committee then reviews the submissions and determines the final list. The 156 nominations received this year span a range of genres, from history to fantasy and science fiction.

“KCLS is thrilled to present our 2023 Best Books list," stated KCLS Director of Collection Management Services Tracey Thompson. "We’re pleased to offer the new audiobook category this year, and we hope you enjoy all of these fantastic titles as much as we did!”
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Luokat:
Kaikki, Audiobooks (25), Children's Books (221), Fiction Books (378), Nonfiction Books (320), Teen Books (220)
Vuodet:
Kaikki, 2023 (25), 2022 (25), 2021 (25), 2020 (25), 2019 (25), 2018 (24), 2017 (25), 2016 (25), 2015 (22), 2013 (20), 2012 (18), 2011 (15), 2010 (10), 2009 (12), 2008 (13), 2007 (11)
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joulukuu 2023: 2023 Viimeksi
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What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds (tekijä: Jennifer Ackerman)
2023
The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History (tekijä: Ned Blackhawk)
2023
Strong Female Character (tekijä: Fern Brady)
2023
Poverty, by America (tekijä: Matthew Desmond)
2023
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them (tekijä: Timothy Egan)
2023
The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession (tekijä: Michael Finkel)
2023
The Humanity Archive: Recovering the Soul of Black History from a Whitewashed American Myth (tekijä: Jermaine FOWLER)
2023
Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends (tekijä: Marisa G. Franco PhD)
2023
You Just Need to Lose Weight and 19 Other Myths about Fat People (tekijä: Aubrey Gordon)
2023
Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World (tekijä: Henry Grabar)
2023
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder (tekijä: David Grann)
2023
On the Origin of Time: Stephen Hawking's Final Theory (tekijä: Thomas Hertog)
2023
Baking Yesteryear: The Best Recipes from the 1900s to the 1980s (tekijä: B. Dylan Hollis)
2023
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures (tekijä: Sabrina Imbler)
2023
The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Essays on Desire and Consumption (tekijä: Katy Kelleher)
2023
Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life (tekijä: Dacher Keltner)
2023
You Have to Be Prepared to Die Before You Can Begin to Live: Ten Weeks in Birmingham That Changed America (tekijä: Paul Kix)
2023
Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk (tekijä: Sasha Lapointe)
2023
A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, A History, A Memorial (tekijä: Viet Thanh Nguyen)
2023
Hey, Hun: Sales, Sisterhood, Supremacy, and the Other Lies Behind Multilevel Marketing (tekijä: Emily Lynn Paulson)
2023
When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era (tekijä: Donovan X. Ramsey)
2023
The Teachers: A Year Inside America's Most Vulnerable, Important Profession (tekijä: Alexandra Robbins)
2023
The Dress Diary: Secrets from a Victorian Woman's Wardrobe (tekijä: Kate Strasdin)
2023
Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino” (tekijä: Héctor Tobar)
2023
Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America (tekijä: Matika Wilbur)
2023
The Carbon Footprint of Everything (tekijä: Mike Berners-Lee)
2022
Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole (tekijä: Susan Cain)
2022
This Is Not a Book About Benedict Cumberbatch: The Joy of Loving Something--Anything--Like Your Life Depends On It (tekijä: Tabitha Carvan)
2022
Index, A History of the (tekijä: Dennis Duncan)
2022
The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I (tekijä: Lindsey Fitzharris)
2022
Two Heads: A Graphic Exploration of How Our Brains Work with Other Brains (tekijä: Uta Frith)
2022
Alussa oli… : ihmiskunnan uusi historia (tekijä: David Graeber)
2022
I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times (tekijä: Mónica Guzmán)
2022
Born of Lakes and Plains: Mixed-Descent Peoples and the Making of the American West (tekijä: Anne F. Hyde)
2022
Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks (tekijä: Patrick Radden Keefe)
2022
The Nineties: A Book (tekijä: Chuck Klosterman)
2022
We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story (tekijä: Liu Simu)
2022
The Wok: Recipes and Techniques (tekijä: J. Kenji López-Alt)
2022
I'm Glad My Mom Died (tekijä: Jennette McCurdy)
2022
The Great Stewardess Rebellion: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet (tekijä: Nell McShane Wulfhart)
2022
These Precious Days: Essays (tekijä: Ann Patchett)
2022
Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity (tekijä: Devon Price)
2022
Black Love Matters: Real Talk on Romance, Being Seen, and Happily Ever Afters (tekijä: Jessica P. Pryde)
2022
Lost & Found: A Memoir (tekijä: Kathryn Schulz)
2022
How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question (tekijä: Michael Schur)
2022
Helltown: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer on Cape Cod (tekijä: Casey Sherman)
2022
Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant (tekijä: Mandy Smith)
2022
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation (tekijä: Linda Villarosa)
2022
The worth of water : our story of chasing solutions to the world's greatest challenge (tekijä: Gary White)
2022
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us (tekijä: Ed Yong)
2022
Punch Me Up To The Gods: A Memoir (tekijä: Brian Broome)
2021
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II (tekijä: Daniel James Brown)
2021
Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America (tekijä: Curtis Bunn)
2021
Broken Horses: A Memoir (tekijä: Brandi Carlile)
2021
Atlas of the Invisible: Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World (tekijä: James Cheshire)
2021
Chasin' The Bird: Charlie Parker in California (tekijä: Dave Chisholm)
2021
Tastes Like War: A Memoir (tekijä: Grace M. Cho)
2021
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War (tekijä: Malcolm Gladwell)
2021
On Juneteenth (tekijä: Annette Gordon-Reed)
2021
Call Us What We Carry: Poems (tekijä: Amanda Gorman)
2021
The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet (tekijä: John Green)
2021
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 (tekijä: Ibram X. Kendi)
2021
The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens--and Ourselves (tekijä: Arik Kershenbaum)
2021
Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage (tekijä: Anne Lamott)
2021
This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism (tekijä: Don Lemon)
2021
Run (tekijä: John Lewis)
2021
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake (tekijä: Tiya Miles)
2021
Luvattu maa (tekijä: Barack Obama)
2021
Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (tekijä: Kristen Radtke)
2021
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law (tekijä: Mary Roach)
2021
You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism (tekijä: Amber Ruffin)
2021
Secret Seattle (Seattle Walk Report): An Illustrated Guide to the City's Offbeat and Overlooked History (tekijä: Susanna Ryan)
2021
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America (tekijä: Clint Smith)
2021
Taste: My Life Through Food (tekijä: Stanley Tucci)
2021
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir (tekijä: Michelle Zauner)
2021
Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st Century Memoir (tekijä: Madeleine K. Albright)
2020
The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America's Wildlands (tekijä: Jon Billman)
2020
Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town (tekijä: Barbara Demick)
2020
Untamed (tekijä: Glennon Doyle)
2020
Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 (tekijä: Jennifer Haupt)
2020
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning (tekijä: Cathy Park Hong)
2020
Wow, No Thank You: Essays (tekijä: Samantha Irby)
2020
A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir (tekijä: Colin Jost)
2020
Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot (tekijä: Mikki Kendall)
2020
The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir (tekijä: EJ Koh)
2020
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family (tekijä: Robert Kolker)
2020
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz (tekijä: Erik Larson)
2020
Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land (tekijä: Noé Álvarez)
2020
Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person (tekijä: Anna Mehler Paperny)
2020
The Writer's Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives (tekijä: Nancy Pearl)
2020
Me and White Supremacy (tekijä: Layla F. Saad)
2020
Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish: And Other Self-Care Rituals from Nature (tekijä: Rani Shah)
2020
Sex and Lies (tekijä: Leïla Slimani)
2020
I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf (tekijä: Grant Snider)
2020
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir (tekijä: Natasha Trethewey)
2020
Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man (tekijä: Mary L. Trump)
2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (tekijä: Isabel Wilkerson)
2020
The Fixed Stars: A Memoir (tekijä: Molly Wizenberg)
2020
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century (tekijä: Alice Wong)
2020
Rage (tekijä: Bob Woodward)
2020
Semicolon (tekijä: Cecelia Watson)
2019
Thick: And Other Essays (tekijä: Tressie McMillan Cottom)
2019
Parkland (tekijä: Dave Cullen)
2019
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death (tekijä: Caitlin Doughty)
2019
Dreyer's English (Adapted for Young Readers): Good Advice for Good Writing (tekijä: Benjamin Dreyer)
2019
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (tekijä: David Epstein)
2019
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed (tekijä: Lori Gottlieb)
2019
On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane (tekijä: Emily Guendelsberger)
2019
Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World (tekijä: Zahra Hankir)
2019
Happiness Is Baking (tekijä: Maida Heatter)
2019
SEATTLE PROHIBITION : bootleggers, rumrunners and graft in the queen city (tekijä: Brad Holden)
2019
Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations (tekijä: Mira Jacob)
2019
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement (tekijä: Jodi Kantor)
2019
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland (tekijä: Patrick Radden Keefe)
2019
Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos (tekijä: Lucy Knisley)
2019
Gender Queer: A Memoir (tekijä: Maia Kobabe)
2019
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive (tekijä: Stephanie Land)
2019
Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes (tekijä: Jessica Pan)
2019
Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age (tekijä: Mary Pipher)
2019
Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir (tekijä: Ruth Reichl)
2019
Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods (tekijä: Susanna Ryan)
2019
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love (tekijä: Dani Shapiro)
2019
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion (tekijä: Jia Tolentino)
2019
Asumiskelvoton maapallo: Elämä lämpenemisen jälkeen (tekijä: David Wallace-Wells)
2019
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays (tekijä: Esmé Weijun Wang)
2019
Fascism: A Warning (tekijä: Madeleine K. Albright)
2018
Things That Make White People Uncomfortable (tekijä: Michael Bennett)
2018
The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border (tekijä: Francisco Cantú)
2018
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower (tekijä: Brittney C. Cooper)
2018
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (tekijä: Robin DiAngelo)
2018
The Monk of Mokha (tekijä: Dave Eggers)
2018
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer (tekijä: Barbara Ehrenreich)
2018
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture (tekijä: Roxane Gay)
2018
Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" (tekijä: Zora Neale Hurston)
2018
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century (tekijä: Kirk Wallace Johnson)
2018
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (tekijä: Beth Macy)
2018
Heart Berries: A Memoir (tekijä: Terese Marie Mailhot)
2018
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer (tekijä: Michelle McNamara)
2018
A False Report (tekijä: T. Christian Miller)
2018
I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death (tekijä: Maggie O'Farrell)
2018
So you want to talk about race (tekijä: Ijeoma Oluo)
2018
The Library Book (tekijä: Susan Orlean)
2018
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence (tekijä: Michael Pollan)
2018
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think (tekijä: Hans Rosling)
2018
Calypso (tekijä: David Sedaris)
2018
How to Taste: The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, from Umami to Acid and Beyond--with Recipes (tekijä: Becky Selengut)
2018
Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) (tekijä: Rebecca Solnit)
2018
Educated: A Memoir (tekijä: Tara Westover)
2018
She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity (tekijä: Carl Zimmer)
2018
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir (tekijä: Sherman Alexie)
2017
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening (tekijä: Manal al-Sharif)
2017
Why We March: Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March (tekijä: Artisan)
2017
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West (tekijä: Nate Blakeslee)
2017
Nomadland (tekijä: Jessica Bruder)
2017
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir (tekijä: Thi Bui)
2017
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy (tekijä: Ta-Nehisi Coates)
2017
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit (tekijä: Michael Finkel)
2017
Pohjoisen mytologia (tekijä: Neil Gaiman)
2017
Ghosts of Seattle Past (tekijä: Jaimee Garbacik)
2017
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (tekijä: Roxane Gay)
2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (tekijä: David Grann)
2017
Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult (tekijä: Bruce Handy)
2017
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays (tekijä: Samantha Irby)
2017
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (tekijä: James Forman Jr.)
2017
Kun ei ei riitä : Vastaisku sokkipolitiikalle (tekijä: Naomi Klein)
2017
The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures (tekijä: Library of Congress)
2017
Who thought this was a good idea? (tekijä: Alyssa Mastromonaco)
2017
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women (tekijä: Kate Moore)
2017
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II (tekijä: Liza Mundy)
2017
Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics (tekijä: Lawrence O'Donnell)
2017
National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals (tekijä: Joel Sartore)
2017
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (tekijä: Neil deGrasse Tyson)
2017
The Blood of Emmett Till (tekijä: Timothy B. Tyson)
2017
Make Trouble (tekijä: John Waters)
2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (tekijä: Matthew Desmond)
2016
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (tekijä: Angela Duckworth)
2016
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero (tekijä: Timothy Egan)
2016
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders (tekijä: Joshua Foer)
2016
The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction (tekijä: Neil Gaiman)
2016
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu (tekijä: Joshua Hammer)
2016
Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art (tekijä: Virginia Heffernan)
2016
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (tekijä: Arlie Russell Hochschild)
2016
Lab Girl (tekijä: Hope Jahren)
2016
When Breath Becomes Air (tekijä: Paul Kalanithi)
2016
A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy (tekijä: Sue Klebold)
2016
March: Book One (tekijä: John Lewis)
2016
The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place: The Art of Being Messy (tekijä: Jennifer McCartney)
2016
The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life (tekijä: Anu Partanen)
2016
Once and Future River: Reclaiming the Duwamish (Ruth E. Kirk Books) (tekijä: Tom Reese)
2016
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (tekijä: Andrés Reséndez)
2016
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War (tekijä: Mary Roach)
2016
While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness (tekijä: Eli Sanders)
2016
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo (tekijä: Amy Schumer)
2016
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (tekijä: Margot Lee Shetterly)
2016
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (tekijä: J. D. Vance)
2016
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race (tekijä: Jesmyn Ward)
2016
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman (tekijä: Lindy West)
2016
Puiden salattu elämä : Kasvimaailman kuninkaiden tunteista ja viestinnästä (tekijä: Peter Wohlleben)
2016
Steve Olson: Eruption : The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens (Hardcover); 2016 Edition
2016
Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America (tekijä: Bruce Barcott)
2015
Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved (tekijä: Marcia Bartusiak)
2015
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (tekijä: Mary Beard)
2015
Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America (tekijä: Ari Berman)
2015
The Road to Character (tekijä: David Brooks)
2015
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House (tekijä: Kate Andersen Brower)
2015
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey (tekijä: Rinker Buck)
2015
Between the World and Me (tekijä: Ta-Nehisi Coates)
2015
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series (tekijä: Leah Dickerman)
2015
Girl in Dior (tekijä: Annie Goetzinger)
2015
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life (tekijä: Brian Grazer)
2015
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal (tekijä: David E. Hoffman)
2015
Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty (tekijä: Dan Jones)
2015
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town (tekijä: Jon Krakauer)
2015
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania (tekijä: Erik Larson)
2015
H niin kuin haukka (tekijä: Helen Macdonald)
2015
The Wright Brothers (tekijä: David McCullough)
2015
It's a Long Story: My Life (tekijä: Willie Nelson)
2015
Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (tekijä: Mary Norris)
2015
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer (tekijä: Sydney Padua)
2015
Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters (tekijä: Jason A. Ramos)
2015
On the Move: A Life (tekijä: Oliver Sacks)
2015
Kapinallinen. Jeesus Nasaretilaisen aika ja elämä (tekijä: Reza Aslan)
2013
Gun Guys: A Road Trip (tekijä: Dan Baum)
2013
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (tekijä: Daniel James Brown)
2013
One Summer: America, 1927 (tekijä: Bill Bryson)
2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (tekijä: Sheri Fink)
2013
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code (tekijä: Margalit Fox)
2013
Daavid ja Goljat : altavastaajat, sopeutumattomat ja jättejä vastaan taistelemisen taito (tekijä: Malcolm Gladwell)
2013
Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air (tekijä: Philip Jodidio)
2013
The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England (tekijä: Dan Jones)
2013
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin (tekijä: Jill Lepore)
2013
The Conquest of Everest: Original Photographs from the Legendary First Ascent (tekijä: George Lowe)
2013
Elwha: A River Reborn (tekijä: Lynda Mapes)
2013
Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living (tekijä: Todd McLellan)
2013
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal (tekijä: Mary Roach)
2013
A History of Food in 100 Recipes (tekijä: William Sitwell)
2013
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War (tekijä: Daniel Stashower)
2013
Morris Graves: His Houses, His Gardens (tekijä: Richard Svare)
2013
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible (tekijä: Simon Winchester)
2013
In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum (tekijä: Robin K. Wright)
2013
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II (tekijä: Mitchell Zuckoff)
2013
Hiljaiset - introverttien manifesti (tekijä: Susan Cain)
2012
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail (tekijä: Eric Jay Dolin)
2012
The Pioneer Woman Cooks (tekijä: Ree Drummond)
2012
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis (tekijä: Timothy Egan)
2012
The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History (tekijä: Kirsten Grind)
2012
The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code (tekijä: Sam Kean)
2012
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (tekijä: Jenny Lawson)
2012
The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death (tekijä: Jill Lepore)
2012
Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image (tekijä: Toby Lester)
2012
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power (tekijä: Rachel Maddow)
2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power (tekijä: Jon Meacham)
2012
Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy (tekijä: Paul Thomas Murphy)
2012
The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (tekijä: Anne-Marie O'Connor)
2012
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (tekijä: David Quammen)
2012
Yes, Chef: A Memoir (tekijä: Marcus Samuelsson)
2012
Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution (tekijä: Rebecca Stott)
2012
Villi vaellus (tekijä: Cheryl Strayed)
2012
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady (tekijä: Kate Summerscale)
2012
The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush (tekijä: Howard Blum)
2011
Bossypants (tekijä: Tina Fey)
2011
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts (tekijä: Simon Garfield)
2011
Informaatio (tekijä: James Gleick)
2011
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (tekijä: Stephen Greenblatt)
2011
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin (tekijä: Erik Larson)
2011
Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India (tekijä: Joseph Lelyveld)
2011
A History of the World in 100 Objects (tekijä: Neil MacGregor)
2011
Driving Home: An American Journey (tekijä: Jonathan Raban)
2011
Alex Steinweiss: The Inventor of the Modern Album Cover (tekijä: Kevin Reagan)
2011
Sodan myrskyssä : toisen maailmansodan uusi historia (tekijä: Andrew Roberts)
2011
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2011
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2011
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2009
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2009
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2009
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