Kirkus Reviews’ Best Nonfiction of 2012!

Huzzah! Kirkus Reviews continues their year-end celebration by inviting all of their top nonfiction picks to the party! 18 of their top 100 nonfiction selections were published or distributed by Macmillan this year:

WINTER JOURNAL By Paul Auster 

VISIT SUNNY CHERNOBYL: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places By Andrew Blackwell 

AFTERMATH: On Marriage and Separation By Rachel Cusk 

CITY: A Guidebook for the Urban Age By P.D. Smith 

THE TENDER HOUR OF TWILIGHT: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age By Richard Seaver 

WHAT MONEY CAN'T BUY: The Moral Limits of Markets By Michael J. Sandel 

POWER, INC.: the Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government--and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead By David Rothkopf 

HAITI: The Aftershocks of History By Laurent Dubois 

FREEDOM'S CAP: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War By Guy Gugliotta 

LIVING, THINKING, LOOKING: Essays By Siri Hustvedt 

LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER By Ross King 

THE PATAGONIAN HARE: A Memoir By Claude Lanzmann 

SAVAGE CONTINENT: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II By Keith Lowe 

DESERT AMERICA: Boom and Bust in the New "New West" By Rubén Martínez 

SUBVERSIVES: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power By Seth Rosenfeld 

RED PLENTY By Francis Spufford 

THE BIG SCREEN: The Story of the Movies By David Thomson 

RISE TO GREATNESS: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year By David Von Drehle 

See the the full Best Nonfiction of 2012 list from Kirkus Reviews. Also take a look at all of the great Macmillan titles in their Best of Fiction 2012!

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.