Nonfiction Books About Life (4/19/21)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights books about life with a powerful guide to tackling life’s most intimidating challenges, a lovely meditation on being and having a second child, a suspenseful account of living through a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest, and how adversity affects our health.

YOUR TURN: How to Be an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

“For Lythcott-Haims, success is about fulfillment, not money. With direct, encouraging, and heartfelt advice, Lythcott-Haims covers a lot of sensitive, relevant, and crucial territory.”–Booklist, starred review

SECOND THOUGHTS: On Having and Being a Second Child by Lynn Berger

“Berger, a Dutch journalist, writes about the decision many parents face: whether or not to conceive for a second time…Recommended for parents contemplating a second or third child, as well as readers interested in family dynamics.”–Library Journal

THE NEXT EVEREST: Surviving the Mountain’s Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again by Jim Davidson

“Davidson’s latest will appeal to readers interested in Everest and mountain climbing and to those seeking stories about overcoming setbacks.”–Library Journal

WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry

An analysis and discussion of the impact that trauma has with a focus on understanding other people, behavior, and ourselves.

YOUR TURN: How to Be an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims; 9781250137777; available now.
SECOND THOUGHTS: On Having and Being a Second Child by Lynn Berger; 9781250787866; 4/20/21.
THE NEXT EVEREST: Surviving the Mountain’s Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again by Jim Davidson; 9781250272294; 4/20/21.
WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry; 9781250223180; 4/27/21.

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