Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

A fresh look on climate change, a poet’s take on illness in contemporary America, an illustrated guide to American history, and the memoir of America’s most famous whistleblower… welcome to this week’s nonfiction round-up! PERMANENT RECORD by Edward Snowden “Snowden’s many admirers will find his saga both captivating and inspiring.”–Publishers Weekly WE ARE THE WEATHER: […]

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Starred FSG Nonfiction Roundup

Starred FSG Nonfiction Roundup

Start your weekend right with multi-starred nonfiction from Farrar, Straus & Giroux! THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne Robinson “This probing, provocative collection by Pulitzer winner Robinson argues for the recovery of humanism as a response to the problems of our historical moment. Eloquent, persuasive, and rigorously clear, this collection reveals one of America’s finest […]

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Maximum Shelf: HOME IS BURNING

Maximum Shelf: HOME IS BURNING

For the Marshalls, laughter is the best medicine. Especially when combined with alcohol, pain pills, excessive cursing, sexual escapades, actual medicine, and MORE ALCOHOL. Today’s Maximum Shelf Awareness features one of our favorite memoirs of the fall season: HOME IS BURNING by Dan Marshall. A self-described spoiled white kid with money, Marshall moved home at […]

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