Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoir & Biography (6/30/21)

Today we’re spotlighting memoirs and biographies with a powerful journey through poverty and adolescence, the biography of the wife and mother whose trial defined the Cold War, an innovative look at one of America’s most popular writers, and the untold story of what really happened to America’s Teacher in Space. SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/16/21)

This nonfiction round-up takes us through the college admissions process with the tools to make the best decision possible and a groundbreaking exploration of why we want what we want. GAME ON: Why College Admission Is Rigged and How to Beat the System by Susan F. Paterno “This meticulously researched work is highly recommended for […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/9/21)

A critical look at the Second Amendment + an envisioned path toward overcoming injustices + a bold perspective on foreign policy + a guide for middle-aged white men who are suddenly awakening to race and racism + an in-depth look at the U.S. Coronavirus response = this nonfiction round-up. THE SECOND: Race and Guns in […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs (6/2/21)

A stunning account of finding a way out of the world one is born into + a mesmerizing memoir of survival and forgiveness = this nonfiction round-up. KIN: A Memoir by Shawna Kay Rodenberg 2 starred reviews! “A powerful and surprising story of an Appalachian childhood.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “What makes this one special is […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (5/12/21)

A drama-filled journey through reality TV’s greatest saga + a how-to guide on communicating virtually + a captivating account of history’s most spectacular art appropriation campaign = this nonfiction round-up. THE HOUSEWIVES: The Real Story Behind the Real Housewives by Brian Moylan “[T]his book’s conversational tone and deep look at the history of this cultural […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs (4/8/21)

A front-row view of boarding the bus of change during the Civil Rights Movement + an insightful memoir about a migrant’s six-year journey to the Netherlands = this nonfiction round-up. BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider by Charles Person and Richard Rooker 2 starred reviews! “A stirring memoir that offers a view […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/31/21)

A practical framework to create more fair workplaces + make doing laundry less chore and more fun = this nonfiction round-up. JUST WORK: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair by Kim Scott “Urgent and actionable, this passionate manifesto will be a welcome addition to any leader’s desk.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review LAUNDRY LOVE: Finding Joy in […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Health Spotlight (3/24/21)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights works on health and life with a diagnosis of the flaws in the healthcare system, an incisive account of the Right to Die movement, and the biggest questions of life and death. THE HOSPITAL: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town by Brian Alexander 3 starred reviews! “Alexander’s scorching […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/3/21)

The biography of a celebrated intellect + a powerful anthem for women + a unique look at the women in the Bush family + a raw confession of addiction and recovery + a family in search of a place to call home = this nonfiction round-up. PLACES OF MIND: A Life of Edward Said by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs and Biographies (2/17/21)

The uplifting story of a polo team + three mothers that shaped the voices of our nation + a memoir of dogs and friendship = this nonfiction round-up. CROSSING THE LINE: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser “Readers who think of polo—one of the world’s […]

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