Nonfiction Round-Up (10/09)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/09)

A memoir of growing up in and leaving the Westboro Baptist Church, inspiration from Habitat for Humanity’s CEO, a rescue dog that saves other beloved pets, the story of marriage equality from a civil rights activist, the history of rock structures around the world, and the unification of European countries and cities–all in today’s nonfiction […]

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2018 Drop-In Titles from Three Congressmen & The Pope

2018 Drop-In Titles from Three Congressmen & The Pope

We’ve got the scoop on some new 2018 drop-in titles, many by some very famous people: A FUTURE OF FAITH: The Path of Change in Politics and Society by Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio) & Dominique Wolton Also available in audio Out: August 7, 2018 In this new book, the beloved people’s Pope reveals his […]

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February 2018 Nonfiction

February 2018 Nonfiction

Nature, history, humor, and sex—just a few of the subjects in this month’s new nonfiction releases: THE SEABIRD’S CRY: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers by Adam Nicolson THREE starred reviews! “Marveling at lives lived in some of the harshest places on the planet, Nicolson writes lyrically of birds most of […]

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Are You Ready for Some Football (Books)?!

Are You Ready for Some Football (Books)?!

Read your way off the sidelines and on the gridiron with these books about football: THE LEGEND OF JESSE SMOKE by Robert Bausch A Booklist Best Sports Fiction of 2016 pick! In this provocative and timely novel, Jesse Smoke is signed on as the first female quarterback of the Washington Redskins; yet her success is […]

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Starred Nonfiction Roundup

Starred Nonfiction Roundup

We’re seeing stars for these books about travel, history, art, poetry, and music! THE GLAMOUR OF STRANGENESS: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic by Jamie James A PW Best Summer Books of 2016 pick with THREE starred reviews! “In this exciting book, novelist and critic James examines six artists (and many interesting secondary […]

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