February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s long on ambitious essay collections, guides for aging well, and deeply affecting memoirs. Happy reading! Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – February 2019”
It’s a new year, and there’s no shortage of books to make 2019 happier and healthier. A few memoirs and a pair of revealing histories round out the best of January nonfiction.
1/1: Bad With Money. Put your financial house in order with this humorous guide from Gaby Dunn.
1/1: The Martha Manual. From entertaining to cleaning and everything in-between, Martha Stewart provides guidance on all things domestic.
1/8: 5 Ingredients. Quick and easy recipes from acclaimed British chef Jamie Oliver. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – January 2019”
December’s not just about the holidays. Enjoy these nonfiction titles being released this month.
12/4: Babel. Gaston Dorren explores the twenty most widely spoken languages in the world, which accounts for half of the Earth’s population.
12/4: Congo Stories. Fidel Bafilemba and John Prendergast consider the impact of five decades of exploitation of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – December 2018”
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. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – November 2018”
October is a stellar month for nonfiction, with dozens of amazing titles to consider. Stay tuned for a separate post for the month’s best cookbooks.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
10/2: All You Can Ever Know Nicole Chung searches for her birth parents in this examination of transracial adoption. A Peak Pick!
10/2: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life. Monty Python alum Eric Idle recounts his life in this “sortabiography.”
10/2: Full Disclosure. Stormy Daniels’s tell-all memoir about her career in adult films and interactions with Trump, and others.
10/2: Greatest Love Story Ever Told. . Find out if Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally are the funniest married couple in America.
10/2: The Ravenmaster. Meet Christopher Skaife, who protects ravens at the Tower of London. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – October 2018”