Looking for new nonfiction to read or a new cookbook to test out? Here is a selection of nonfiction being published in April 2017.
4/4: The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince by Mayte Garcia. Garcia shares stories of her life with Prince on the first anniversary of his death.
4/4: Nevertheless: A Memoir by Alec Baldwin. In his second memoir, Baldwin (America’s foremost Trump impersonator) reveals his challenges with parenting, addiction, and early professional struggles.
4/4: Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life by Sally Bedell Smith. Calling all Anglophiles! The author of Elizabeth the Queen returns with the first biography of Prince Charles in more than two decades.
4/4: Salad Days: Boost Your Health & Happiness with 75 Simple, Satisfying Recipes for Greens, Proteins, and More by Amy Pennington. The Seattle-based author, cook and urban farmer returns with a new cookbook featuring salads as the star of the show.
4/4: Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook by Elisabeth Pruett. Pruett’s first non-baking cookbook focuses on more than 200 whole foods recipes for every meal, complete with gluten-free alternatives.
4/4: Vegan for Everybody: Foolproof Plant-Based Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and In-Between by America’s Test Kitchen. The esteemed cooks at America’s foremost kitchen laboratory showcase tasty vegan recipes for all meals.
4/11: Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism by Fumio Sasaki. Sasaki shares how embracing the minimalist movement led him to shed everything he didn’t need and find true happiness.
4/11: Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night by Jason Zinoman. A biography of the eccentric, reclusive talk show host whose ironic sense of humor changed comedy for a new generation.
4/11: Sunshine State: Essays by Sarah Gerard. A collection of essays that explore the Gulf Coast of Florida as a microcosm of what ails the nation.
4/18: American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For by David McCullough. The award-winning historian and author shares a collection of speeches to remind us of what makes America great.
4/18: The Case for Impeachment by Allan J. Lichtman. The author identifies how President Trump’s past and present conflicts and actions make him susceptible to impeachment.
4/18: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. After two dozen members of the wealthy Osage Indian nation are murdered in the 1920s J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI step in to investigate in this gripping true crime tale.
4/18: This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class by Elizabeth Warren. The fiery (and persistent) progressive senator from Massachusetts returns with another book to mobilize liberals in the age of Trump.
4/18: You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero. The bestselling author of You Are a Badass, and financially strapped into her 40s, returns with tips and stories for making more money.
4/24: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Sandberg (Lean In) and Grant (Originals) combine anecdotes and research to help readers overcome life’s setbacks.
4/25: The Secrets of My Life by Caitlyn Jenner. Jenner reflects on her journey from Olympic icon to patriarch of the Kardashian clan, and the discovery of her true self as a woman.
4/25: Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War by Lynne Olson. The author’s latest book tells the tale of seven European leaders who were exiled to Churchill’s London during World War II.
4/25: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat. A beautifully illustrated cookbook devoted to the four elements that make a good meal great.
~ posted by Frank B.