Looking for some new nonfiction for the summer months? A host of thoughtful and unique memoirs and gripping historical narratives are coming your way this July. Happy Reading! Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – July 2018”
Whether you’re an intrepid or an armchair traveler, visiting an unfamiliar place is an enriching experience. From Albania to Zimbabwe, there are no shortage of travel books to transport you to other locations. But how we travel is just as important as where we go, and here some books to make you a smarter traveler — an earn a square on Book Bingo!
How do you determine what’s essential to take with you? Forgetting essential items can be a drag, and overpacking and lugging overstuffed suitcases is equally frustrating. Those seeking advice should check out How to Pack by Hitha Palepu, who has traveled half a million miles and knows of what she speaks. Lonely Planet has their own guide, How to Pack for Any Trip, which includes illustrations the whole family can enjoy.
It’s no secret that traveling can be expensive. In How to Be the World’s Smartest Traveler from National Geographic, Christopher Elliott covers all aspects of travel, including how to obtain discounts, decide on travel insurance, book a car overseas, and more. If you’re cost conscious, look no further than How to Travel the World on $50 a Day to find alternatives to expensive hotels, get into attractions for free, and other ways to make sure your trip is fun and frugal. Continue reading “#BookBingoNW2018: About Travel or Read While Traveling”
What’s new in June? A bevy of biographies and memoirs, travel guides to places near and far, and so much more!
6/5: Alone Time – Stephanie Rosenbloom. Consider the pleasures of traveling solo through the author’s visits to Paris, Istanbul, Florence and New York.
6/5: Bruce Lee: A Life – Matthew Polly. An authoritative biography of the prominent Asian American actor and martial arts expert who died at 32.
6/5: First in Line – Kate Andersen Brower. The author of The Residence looks at the modern vice-presidency by looking at 13 men who have occupied the role. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup: June 2018”
What’s hot in May? Stimulating science, bold biographies, moving memoirs, intriguing interviews and the promise of psychedelics. Happy reading!
5/1: Ask A Manager – Alison Green. Practical advice for graduates entering the workforce, from the “Dear Abby of the work world.” Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – May 2018”
Memoirs that tackle addiction, motherhood and war. Celebrations of food through recipes and reflections. And politics, politics, politics. April has it all! Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – April 2018”