Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Forming habits…answered, the memoir of an immigrant family’s American Dream, learning the science of reading people’s faces, and a spooky addition to Augusten Burrough’s collection of memoirs. Check it all out in today’s #nonfiction round-up GOOD HABITS, BAD HABITS: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood “Wood’s research and perspective on […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Engineering American economics, secret CIA experimentation, poetry from an Instagram sensation, exploring masculinity in the modern world, and the devastating effects of the East India Company–all in today’s nonfiction round-up! TRANSACTION MAN: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Fall […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (8/2/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (8/2/19)

Surviving childhood trauma, overcoming a hostile medical system, a cultural history of 19th century Europe, 80 years of the American Dream, and German Jewish women on the legacy of racism… All in today’s starred review round-up! GIRL by Edna O’Brien “In a feat of empathy and imagination, the Irish writer O’Brien portrays one girl’s torments […]

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Marie Marquardt on Immigrants, Issues & the Healing Power of Libraries

Marie Marquardt on Immigrants, Issues & the Healing Power of Libraries

Last year, Marie Marquardt leapt onto the YA scene with her debut novel, DREAM THINGS TRUE, a modern-day Romeo and Juliet story in which a wealthy Southern boy falls in love with an undocumented Mexican girl and together they face perils in their hostile Georgia town. Her second YA novel, THE RADIUS OF US, explores […]

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