PEAK PICKS.Two memoirs from titans in the music industry join Peak Picks this “Rocktober”:
by Prince and The Beautiful Ones by Elton John. Bill Bryson’s latest, a guide to Me and comedian Ali Wong’s first book, The Body will delight readers, while Rachel Maddow will infuriate news junkies with an expose on Big Oil in Dear Girls, Seattleite Timothy Egan embarks on Blowout. along the Via Francigena, and David Workman and Suquamish Tribe chairman Leonard Forsman honor the Salish Sea in A Pilgrimage to Eternity We Are Puget Sound. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – October 2019”
September marks the beginning of the fall publishing season, and you’ll see new releases from some big names: Malcolm Gladwell, Demi Moore, Patti Smith, Edward Snowden and Tegan & Sara, just to name a few. Happy reading!
James Poniewozik explains how Trump mastered television as a businessman, TV host and President. Audience of One.
A ruminative guide to Japan, from Pico Iyer ( A Beginner’s Guide to Japan. The Art of Stillness).
A guide to leadership from former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. Call Sign Chaos. Will be at Temple de Hirsch Sinai September 16!
. Chase Jarvis argues that you don’t find fulfillment, you create it. Creative Calling Will be at Town Hall September 23!
Rachel Cusk dissects memoir, art and literary criticism through a feminist lens in her first essay collection. Coventry. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – September 2019”
Three memoirs from adult children about a parent. Three books to challenge white readers about race. Two titles examine what works, and what doesn’t, in educating our children. And a quirky new guide to Seattle. All are coming your way this August!
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley’s manifesto against Trump’s war on migrant families is a timely polemic. America is Better Than This.
Desiree Nielsen presents more than 100 plant-based, anti-inflammatory recipes for optimal health. Eat More Plants. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – August 2019”
What’s new in nonfiction this July? Page-turning chronicles of crises close to home and abroad, women stepping out of the shadow of men, and a pair of graphic adaptations highlight the best this month has to offer.
A graphic guide to making better decisions, from Dan Ariely Amazing Decisions. ( Predictably Irrational ).
Historian Steven M. Gillon looks at the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy Jr. America’s Reluctant Prince.
Maureen Callahan delivers a gripping true crime tale of serial killer Israel Keyes. American Predator. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – July 2019”
Chris Guillebeau features 100 stories of regular people launching successful side businesses. 100 Side Hustles.
Nnedi Okorafor examines how limitation and hardship in the lives of artists fuel their work. Broken Places & Outer Spaces.
Explores how one of the first group of hackers came to lead the charge for cyber security from Joseph Menn. Cult of the Dead Cow.
A collection of comedic and introspective essays by social media influencer Lejuan James about growing up Hispanic in the US. Definitely Hispanic.
. Photographer Chris Arnade presents portraits of America’s poor, drug-addicted, and forgotten, both urban and rural, blue state and red state. Dignity Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – June 2019”