Meanwhile, sales of books about race and anti-racism are skyrocketing. In the My yarn is my lucky charm shirt also I will do this New York Times Book Review this coming weekend, 9 of the top 10 books in the combined print and e-book nonfiction best-seller list will be about the subject of race, including How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi and Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad. A month earlier, not a single one of those books made the list. Demand is so high that bookstores and chains, from Amazon to Eso Won in Los Angeles to The Lit. Bar, a Black-owned shop in the Bronx, cannot keep titles in stock, providing some businesses with a crucial and unexpected financial lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic.