11/6: Born to Be Posthumous. Edward Gorey’s macabre stories and illustrations have influenced Tim Burton, Neil Gaiman and Lemony Snicket, and Mark Dery’s biography looks at the eccentric author’s private life.
11/6: Churchill. Andrew Roberts chronicles the life of Winston Churchill; extensive new content make this a standout biography of the one of the twentieth century’s foremost leaders.
11/6: Holiday & Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Baking during the holidays? The latest entry from Zoë François and Jeff Hertzberg present 100 quick and easy bread recipes from around the world.
11/6: How To Be Alone. Lane Moore, who suffered abuse and indifference as a child, shows readers how to thrive as a single adult with a supportive community in these funny and reflective essays.
11/6: Monument. This collection of new and selected poems from two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Nathasha Trethewey features works on race, gender, and familial and national trauma.
11/13: Becoming. Michelle Obama shares her inspirational story from the South Side of Chicago to the White House. Easily the year’s most anticipated memoir. A Peak Pick!
11/13: The End of the End of the Earth. The third essay collection from novelist Jonathan Franzen explores the future of the planet — especially birds, the author’s obsession — in the wake of climate change.
11/13: I Am a Filipino. With simple techniques and accessible ingredients, Nicole Ponseca shows cooks the way to embrace bold and flavorful Filipino cuisine.
11/13: Let’s Go So We Can Get Back. This memoir from Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy follows his personal and professional upbringing
11/13: Little House in the City. 35 houses, including new construction, remodels, and additional dwelling units, are featured in this guide to small urban houses from Seattle author Marc Vassallo. A Peak Pick!
11/13: The Patch. The latest essay collection from John McPhee is esoteric and eclectic, and reminds readers why McPhee is one of today’s greatest living essayists.
11/13: Proof of Collusion. Author Seth Abramson offers proof that President Trump, aides and family members colluded with Russian allies during the 2016 election.
11/13: Queer Eye. The Fab Five from the popular Netflix reboot give you the tools to live a positive, authentic life — and look good doing it.
11/13: Seduction. Before there was Harvey Weinstein, there was Howard Hughes, whose pursuit of women during the Golden Age of Hollywood cemented the power structure for a century. From Karina Longworth.
11/13: This is Marketing. Entrepreneur and prolific author Seth Godin returns with a definitive guide to marketing, sales and advertising.
11/20: Art Matters. A manifesto in four essays by Neil Gaiman that reflect on the joys and necessity of making art; the importance of free expression; and libraries as laboratories of creativity,
11/27: Joe Beef. Quebec-based chefs Frédéric Morin, David McMillan, and Meredith Erickson present 150 adventurous recipes for “surviving the apocalypse in your bunker/kitchen.”
11/27: Where We Go From Here. Senator Bernie Sanders gives followers the tools to keep the progressive movement alive while providing the rationale to oppose the Trump agenda.
~posted by Frank B.