Nonfiction Round-Up (11/11/20)

This nonfiction round-up features something for everyone, including a look into royal fashion, a personal account of misogyny in the music industry, an essential primer on race, and more!

HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes

2 starred reviews!

“This is a sweeping, retrospective survey of the fashions brought to us by four of the most-photographed women in the world: Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, Kate Middleton, and Meghan Markle…This is a visual feast suitable for fashionistas and royal watchers alike.”–Booklist, starred review

“Fans of the British royal family will enjoy this spirited retrospective, which should prove popular with a range of readers.”–Library Journal, starred review

THIS IS NOT MY MEMOIR by André Gregory and Todd London

“Gregory, with London (AN IDEAL THEATER), writes of his Russian Jewish family, who fled Germany for Paris, where he was born in 1934. Film lovers and theatergoers will delight in Gregory’s reminiscences.”–Publishers Weekly

NOBODY EVER ASKED ME ABOUT THE GIRLS: Women, Music and Fame by Lisa Robinson

“In this fascinating, opinionated, and often insightful look back at her career, Robinson reflects on the deep-seated misogyny, sexism, and ageism in the music industry.”–Booklist, starred review

NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE: An Optimist Considers Mortality by Michael J. Fox

Back to the Future Fox focuses less on his award-garnished acting career than issues of hope, fear, toughness, and being realistic as he explains his struggles with Parkinson’s and spinal-cord surgery that led to his learning to walk again”–Library Journal, Pre-Pub Alert

HOW I LEARNED TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD: A Memoir by Hans Rosling

“This deep dive into [Rosling’s] impressive accomplishments will prove timely and engaging for healthcare professionals and anyone interested in health policy.”–Publishers Weekly

UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN by Emmanuel Acho

An urgent and important guide to the truths Americans need to know in order to address systemic racism from the host of the viral hit video series.

HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes; 9781250625083; 11/17/20.
THIS IS NOT MY MEMOIR by André Gregory and Todd London; 9780374298548; 11/17/20.
NOBODY EVER ASKED ME ABOUT THE GIRLS: Women, Music and Fame by Lisa Robinson; 9781627794909; available now.
NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE: An Optimist Considers Mortality by Michael J. Fox; 9781250265616; 11/17/20.
HOW I LEARNED TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD: A Memoir by Hans Rosling; 9781250266897; available now.
UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN by Emmanuel Acho; 9781250800466; available now.

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