2020 Non-Obvious Book Award Longlist Selections

By Non-Obvious Books | Curated by Rohit Bhargava

By Non-Obvious Books | Curated by Rohit Bhargava

2020 Non-Obvious Book Award Longlist Selections

Fashionopolis: Why What We Wear Matters

Dana Thomas


Why We're Polarized

Ezra Klein


Why We ACT: Turning Bystanders Into Moral Rebels

Catherine A. Sanderson


Who Gets in and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions

Jeffrey Selingo


What We Don't Talk about When We Talk about Fat

Aubrey Gordon


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Emmanuel Acho


The Invincible Company: How to Constantly Reinvent Your...

Alan Smith, Yves Pigneur, et al.


The Incredible Journey of Plants

Stefano Mancuso


The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind

Jonah Berger


The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person

Frederick Joseph


Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World

Fareed Zakaria


Ripple: The Big Effects of Small Behaviour Changes in Business

Jez Groom and April Vellacott


Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity

Scott Galloway


One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger

Matthew Yglesias


On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake

Sarah Chayes


Lurking: How a Person Became a User

Joanne McNeil


Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for...

Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick


Just Don't Be an Asshole: A Surprisingly Necessary Guide to...

Kara Kinney Cartwright


Humankind: A Hopeful History

Rutger Bregman


How Design Makes the World

Scott Berkun


Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the...

David G. Smith and W. Brad Johnson


Girl Decoded: A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by...

Rana El Kaliouby and Carol Colman


Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of...

Margaret Sullivan


Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation

Anne Helen Petersen


Blindsight: The (Mostly) Hidden Ways Marketing Reshapes Our...

Prince Ghuman and Matt Johnson