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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Engineering American economics, secret CIA experimentation, poetry from an Instagram sensation, exploring masculinity in the modern world, and the devastating effects of the East India Company–all in today’s nonfiction round-up!

TRANSACTION MAN: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann

A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2019 + 2 starred reviews!

“This concise and cogent history of the theories that have transformed the American economy makes a potentially dry subject fascinating.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Through the stories of individuals, often from varied neighborhoods, businesses, and corporations, Lemann makes these experiences come alive.”–Library Journal, starred review

POISONER IN CHIEF: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control by Stephen Kinzer

“Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.”–Library Journal, starred review

THE TRUTH ABOUT MAGIC: Poems by Atticus

Instagram sensation Atticus returns with another romantic and deeply moving poetry collection.

FOR THE LOVE OF MEN: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity by Liz Plank

“This heartfelt, recommended book will find a welcome place for general readers interested in a clearly argued analysis of the current gender environment.”–Library Journal, starred review

THE ANARCHY: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire by William Dalrymple

“A depressing but expert account of the rise of the first great multinational corporation.”–Kirkus Reviews

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