Nonfiction Roundup!

Add these new and forthcoming nonfiction titles to your shelves:

A B&N Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers pick! In this unprecedented memoir, a man questions his faith, his morality, and his country as he recounts his experience as an interrogator in Iraq. “A startling debut from a haunted individual who wishes he had left Iraq earlier ‘with my soul intact.’” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond by Christophe Galfard
Two starred reviews for this “entertaining and comprehensive”* book on modern physics. “The deft and dazzling imagery makes difficult concepts accessible, streamlining the progression through topics and fulfilling Galfard’s promise to ‘not leave any readers behind.’… Readers looking to expand their knowledge of physics and cosmology will find everything they need here.” — *Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE GOLDEN CONDOM: And Other Essays on Love Lost and Found by Jeanne Safer
“Psychotherapist Safer offers valuable advice for dealing with the pitfalls of love in this thought-provoking and deeply useful self-help title. For anyone dealing with the intense pain caused by unrequited love, false friendships, or romantic obsessions, this book offers comfort and solid coping strategies.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

WORLDS ELSEWHERE: Journeys Around Shakespeare’s Globe by Andrew Dickson
Ranging ambitiously across four continents and 400 years, this book examines how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with Shakespeare. “Dickson’s journey of discovery is surely the book of the year for Shakespeareans and many others.” — Booklist, starred review

RESKILLING AMERICA: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman & Hella Winston
Award-winning author Newman and sociologist Winston issue a sharp and irrefutable call to reenergize this nation’s long-neglected system of vocational training. “A top-notch, highly accessible contribution to the business and popular economics literature.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE: The Brief, Astonishing Life of St. Catherine of Siena by Shelley Emling
“In this insightful biography, Huffington Post senior editor Emling explores the humble powerhouse St. Catherine of Sienna. …Emling’s portrait of St. Catherine’s brief life and its tremendous influence in Italy and around the world is engaging and enlightening.” — Publishers Weekly

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