January offers a wide variety of nonfiction on topics ranging from aging, astrology, parenting, economics and much more. Happy New Year!
American Oligarchs. Andrea Bernstein examines the sources of wealth for the Trump and Kushner families.
Arguing with Zombies. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman’s latest essay collection champions progressive policies.
The Art of Resistance. Justus Rosenberg, 98, looks back on his life as a member of the French Underground in World War II.
Brain Wash. The newest title from David Perlmutter addresses the challenges of and proposes solutions to our 24/7, hyper-connected world.
Building a Life Worth Living. This memoir by Marsha Linehan follows her journey from suicidal teenager to pioneer of DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy).
A Collective Bargain. Jane McAlevey issues a call-to-arms for labor unions as the solution to our nation’s social problems.
The Impossible First. Colin O’Brady shares his remarkable story as he fought his way back from a tragic accident to crossing Antarctica solo.
The Magical Language of Others. EJ Koh shares letters written by her mother in Korea while Koh studied in the states in this memoir.
Martha Stewart’s Organizing. Organize your routine, your home and your year with this beautiful guide from the doyenne of crafts.
Normal. Seattleite Magdalena Newman shares details of life with her son who has Treachers Collins Syndrome in this moving memoir.
Oh, La La! Gardening wisdom and stories from the one and only Ciscoe Morris!
Old School Love. Joseph Simmons — aka Rev Run from Run DMC — and his wife Justine reveal the secrets to their 25 year marriage.
Rachel Maddow. This biography of the smart and opinionated MSNBC anchor from Lisa Novak is a must read for Maddow fans.
Running Against the Devil. Never Trumper Rick Wilson gives advice to Democrats on how to beat Trump in 2020.
Tightrope. Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn take a close look at the working class that’s being left behind in the 21st century.
Ultimate Veg. From veggie pad thai to super spinach pancakes, Jamie Oliver delivers simple and inventive vegetarian dishes.
Uncanny Valley. Anna Weiner reflects on her stint as a woman in a Silicon Valley startup in his highly anticipated debut.
What’s Your Pronoun? Linguist Dennis Baron tells the centuries old history and usage of gender neutral pronouns.
Why We’re Polarized. Vox cofounder Ezra Klein considers how polarization across many walks of life have contributed to our current political climate.
You Were Born for This. Chani Nicholas empowers readers to use their astrological charts as a tool for self-discovery and to support social justice.
You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time. Patricia Marx and Roz Chast join forces again with this collection of cartoons about love and relationships.
You’re Not Listening. Kate Murphy challenges readers to be curious and participate in active listening in this important debut.
~posted by Frank B.