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/

Categories: Book Recommendations, Literature & Fiction

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