Nonfiction Round-Up (6/19/19)

Memory, menopause, money, and manhood–all explored in today’s nonfiction round-up!

A PRIMER FOR FORGETTING: Getting Past the Past by Lewis Hyde

2 starred reviews!

“An eclectic and insightful miscellany of playful, spirited, provocative reflections.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Rather, in the way of Zen Buddhism, it’s an invitation to forget our very selves so that we might finally see the universe clearly. And alongside all of the bright-burning erudition, there is a very moving personal angle: his mother’s progressive dementia and the prospect of his own.”–Booklist, starred review

FLASH COUNT DIARY: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke

“Her ability to translate physical and emotional experiences into words will make menopausal readers feel profoundly seen and move others.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

HOW TO WIN IN A WINNER-TAKE-ALL WORLD: The Definitive Guide to Adapting and Succeeding in High-Performance Careers by Neil Irwin

New York Times bestselling author and senior economic correspondent at The New York Times Neil Irwin shares how to survive—and thrive—in this increasingly challenging economy.

ROUGHHOUSE FRIDAY: A Memoir by Jaed Coffin

“This is a powerful, wonderfully written exploration of one’s sense of manhood.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

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