There is so much good nonfiction coming out in October, we had to split it up into categories!
10/3 – The Future is History by Masha Gessen. An analysis of Putin’s Russia and its return to totalitarianism.
10/3 – The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump by Bandy X Lee. More than two dozen mental health experts analyze the president’s fitness for office.
10/24 – An American Family by Khizr Khan. The Muslim American Gold Star father who challenged Trump to read the Constitution writes about his experience as an immigrant.
10/24 – I Can’t Breathe by Matt Taibbi. A riveting examination of the killing of Eric Garner, a black man who was choked to death by a New York City police officer despite his pleas for help.
10/3 – The Myrtlewood Cookbook by Andrew Barton. Pacific Northwest fare from a member of Secret Restaurant Portland, a monthly supper club.
10/17 – The Chef and the Slow Cooker by Hugh Acheson. Innovative recipes for your slow cooker, just in time for fall.
10/24 – Smitten Kitchen Every Day by Deb Perelman. The perfect cookbook for those looking for unfussy recipes that are sure to please.
10/17 – We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union. A collection of essays about gender, race and sexuality from the outspoken actress.
10/24 – A Good Cry by Nikki Giovanni. The esteemed poet reflects on the joyous and challenging moments that have shaped her.
10/10 – Code Girls by Liza Mundy. Discover the role that female codebreakers and cryptographers played in the effort to end World War II.
10/17 – Chief Seattle and the Town that Took His Name by David Buerge. A thorough history and enduring legacy of the Native American chief. A Peak Pick!
10/10 – Devotions by Mary Oliver. A selection of poetry over five decades from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, curated by Oliver herself.
10/24 – Vacationland by John Hodgman. Hilarious essays from the former correspondent to The Daily Show.
10/3 – Blue Zones of Happiness by Dan Buettner. Improve your life and your community with advice from the “blue zones,” which are home to the happiest people on Earth.
10/17 – Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines. Lessons learned from one half of HGTV’s Fixer Upper.
10/17 – RBG Workout by Bryant Johnson. Get fit with the workout regimen that keeps 84-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg fit.
10/24 – The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks. A collection of essays the late beloved scientist was working on prior to his death.
~ posted by Frank B.