Nonfiction Round-Up (2/19/20)

A courageous condemnation of the US military, a comprehensive history of American documentary film, and advice from America’s favorite psychic–all in this nonfiction round-up. THE COST OF LOYALTY: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military by Tim Bakken “For readers and scholars interested in civilian-military relations, military law, and military leadership. An excellent companion […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/12/20)

A nonfiction round-up filled with the glamour and luxury of Coco Chanel and a behind-the-scenes look at the adventures and history of 007. CHANEL’S RIVIERA: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930-1944 by Anne de Courcy “Journalist de Courcy (THE HUSBAND HUNTERS) portrays fashion designer Coco Chanel’s French Riviera milieu from 1930 through […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/5/20)

The making of a modern American cinematic masterpiece, the electrifying works of literature that shaped a beloved writer’s life, research into the root causes of illness, and a funny and honest guide with a celebrity OB-GYN–all in today’s nonfiction round-up. THE BIG GOODBYE: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood by Sam Wasson 2 starred […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/29/20)

A history of Jews vs Palestinians, a graphic memoir, conflict in the Middle East, behind-the-scenes of brand start-ups, and arguing against the Second Amendment–all in today’s nonfiction round-up! THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR ON PALESTINE: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 by Rashid Khalidi “Highly recommended as a valuable and accurate presentation of a […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/22/20)

The powers of the American presidency in today’s political climate + a six-step approach to finding your true calling + an examination of minimalism’s historical roots = today’s nonfiction round-up. UNMAKING THE PRESIDENCY: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office by Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes   “Two Lawfare editors and senior fellows at the Brookings […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/15/20)

Saving a zoo under ISIS control + how artificial intelligence will erode employment + skills and principles of how to be a leader + an illustrated collection of love and relationship advice = this nonfiction round-up. FATHER OF LIONS: One Man’s Remarkable Quest to Save the Mosul Zoo by Louise Callaghan “Callaghan’s (Middle East correspondent, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/8/20)

An all-you-can-eat vegetable cookbook by one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time + the impact not listening really has on us–all in the first nonfiction round-up of 2020! ULTIMATE VEG by Jamie Oliver “Anyone with an interest in healthier cooking will enjoy the accessible, uncomplicated, yet tasty, approach to plant-based recipes from a […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

The science behind long-term weight loss + Socialism for the skeptics + the true story of the Soviet intelligence operative nicknamed “the spy to end spies” = today’s nonfiction round-up. HOW NOT TO DIET: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss by Michael Greger Included in Publishers Weekly’s Fall 2019 Announcements! Discover the cutting-edge […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (12/04/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (12/04/19)

The first behind-the-scenes look at the most enigmatic FLOTUS in history, the true story of the Greely Expedition, a timely memoir on race and familial reconciliation, and a study on twentieth-century dictators–find it all in this nonfiction round-up. FREE, MELANIA: The Unauthorized Biography by Kate Bennett An insider’s look at Melania Trump, beginning with her […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/27/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (11/27/19)

One of America’s greatest poets/rappers, a recreation of the best stage roles and personal life of a favorite actor, and the four-decade friendship that helped make two revolutions and nations– all in today’s nonfiction round-up. JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson Two starred reviews! “This is more than a hip-hop bio; Dyson is […]

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