70 Health & Self-Help Books Recommendation

Recommended by the staff at Powell’s Books

70 Health & Self-Help Books Recommendation
  1. Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook: Savory Spices and Bold Flavors of South Asia by May Abraham Fridel


2. Sunnys Nights Lost & Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World by Tim Sultan


3. Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood


4. Vegan The Cookbook The Cookbook by Jean Christian Jury


5. Idiot Brain What Your Head Is Really Up to by Dean Burnett


6. Why?: What Makes Us Curious by Mario Livio


7. Wabi-Sabi Welcome: Learning to Embrace the Imperfect and Entertain with Thoughtfulness and Ease by Julie Pointer Adams


8. How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir by Cat Marnell


9. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays by Samantha Irby


10. Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me by Bill Hayes


11. The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing


12. Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun


13. Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning by Claire Dederer


14. The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel


15. Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott


16. You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero


17. Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives by Gary Younge


18. Gift of Caring Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare by Marcy Cottrell Houle, Elizabeth Eckstrom


19. Liar: A Memoir by Rob Roberge


20. White Sands Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer


21. Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements by Bob Mehr


22. Dear Mr. You by Mary Louise Parker


23. Words & Rules The Ingredients of Language by Steven Pinker


24. You Will Not Have My Hate by Leiris, Antoine


25. The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir by Ruth Wariner


26. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough


27. Lego Chain Reactions: Design and Build Amazing Moving Machines by Pat Murphy and the Scientists of Klutz Labs


28. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty


29. My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward A Memoir by Mark Lukach


30. Dadland by Keggie Carew


31. The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel Levy


32. Books for Living by Schwalbe, Will


33. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson


34. Outrun A Memoir by Amy Liptrot


35. Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny by Marlo Thomas


36. Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler, Shaun Whiteside


37. Wishful Drinking by Fisher, Carrie


38. Varieties of Religious Experience A Study in Human Nature by William James


39. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren


40. The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative by Florence Williams


41. Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward


42. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates


43. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander


44. March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell


45. In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Goldstein


46. A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage and My Life by Ayelet Waldman


47. While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Mans Descent into Madness by Eli Sanders


48. Cure: A Journey Into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant


49. In the Country We Love by Diane Guerrero


50. Future Sex by Emily Witt


51. Get Your Sh*t Together: How to Stop Worrying About What You Should Do So You Can Finish What You Need to Do and Start Doing What You Want to Do by Sarah Knight


52. Ongoingness: The End of a Diary by Sarah Manguso


53. How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France


54. The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher


55. Not That Kind of Girl A Young Woman Tells You What Shes Learned by Lena Dunham


56. Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


57. Across Many Mountains A Tibetan Familys Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom by Yangzom Brauen


58. Half a Life by Strauss, Darin


59. The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood by Belle Boggs


60. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis


61. My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor


62. Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast


63. Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France by Craig Carlson


64. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi


65. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg


66. Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent


67. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan


68. You Belong Here by M.H. Clark, Isabelle Arsenault


69. Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Silberman, Steve


70. Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich


Source: http://www.powells.com/staff-picks/health-and-self-help/


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