March is abundant with essays from remarkable women, memoirs from queer celebrities, true crime tales, and trenchant observations on the black experience.
26 Marathons. Four time Olympian Meb Keflezighi offers wisdom on life, faith, family and running.
Aloha Kitchen. Alana Kysar’s love letter to Hawaiian cuisine features 85 recipes with roots in a variety of cultures.
An American Summer. Alex Kotlowitz chronicles a summer in Chicago, wracked by gun violence.
Coders. Clive Thompson dives into the world of computer programmers and their far-reaching influence on society.
End of the Myth. Greg Grandin explores the meaning of the frontier, from the American Revolution to Trump’s wall.
Girl, Stop Apologizing. Rachel Hollis provides women with the resources to believe in themselves in this faith-based self-help guide.
Good Talk. A graphic memoir about race and family from Mira Jacob, a bisexual daughter of Indian immigrants married to a Jewish man.
The Home Edit. Messy house? No problem! Establish order in your home with this Clea Shearer as your guide.
Horizon. This poetic travelogue takes you to Oregon, the Arctic, the Galapagos, and more. From Barry Lopez, National Book Award Winner of Arctic Dreams. Will be at the Central Library March 21!
A Peak Pick!
Karamo. A memoir from Karamo Brown, Queer Eye’s resident culture expert.
Kushner, Inc. Vicky Ward investigates the lives of power couple Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
The Montessori Toddler. A valuable guide for parents who want to raise curious, independent kids the Montessori way. From Simone Davies.
Murder By the Book. Can novels kill? Find out as Claire Harman revisits an obscure Victorian-era murder in London.
No Happy Endings. Nora McInerny, host of the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking, provides guidance for people whose lives have fallen apart.
The Path Made Clear. Inspiration and wisdom from Oprah Winfrey, accompanied by 100 beautiful photographs.
Salt Path. Raynor Winn and her terminally-ill husband, having lost their home, walk 630 miles across England in this candid memoir.
Survival Math. Mitchell Jackson recalls his youth, struggling in a small black neighborhood in Portland, Ore.
Too Much is Not Enough. A coming-of-age tale of coming out and pursing dreams from Andrew Rannells, Tony-Award winning star of Book of Mormon.
The Trial of Lizzie Borden. Was Lizzie Borden rightfully acquitted of murder? Revisit the trial in this true crime tale by Cara Robertson.
The Universal Christ. A thought-provoking assessment of Jesus the person and Christ the Savior from Franciscan friar Richard Rohr.
What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker. Very Smart Brothas founder Kevin Young reflects on the “perpetual surreality of the African-American experience.” A Peak Pick!
What Matters Most. Seattleite Chanel Reynolds’s guide to wills, money and insurance is essential reading to prepare for the unexpected.
~posted by Frank B.