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. Born to Be Posthumous.
. 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. Churchill
Baking during the holidays? The latest entry from Zoë François and Jeff Hertzberg present 100 quick and easy bread recipes from around the world. Holiday & Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day. 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 & MEMOIR10/2:
Nicole Chung searches for her birth parents in this examination of transracial adoption. All You Can Ever Know A Peak Pick!
10/2: Monty Python alum Eric Idle recounts his life in this “sortabiography.” Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
10/2: Stormy Daniels’s tell-all memoir about her career in adult films and interactions with Trump, and others. Full Disclosure.
10/2: . Find out if Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally are the funniest married couple in America. Greatest Love Story Ever Told.
10/2: Meet Christopher Skaife, who protects ravens at the Tower of London. The Ravenmaster. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – October 2018”
What a month for nonfiction! Investigative reports on politics and sports, reflections on art and fashion, calls to arms from activists, historical assessments and books about books await you this September. Happy reading!
– Yuval Noah Harari. The author of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century Sapiens addresses the most urgent and complex issues we face today.
– Mark Leibovich. An immersive look at current state of the NFL. Big Game
– Rebecca Solnit. New essays from the feminist firebrand and author of Call Them By Their True Names Men Explain Things to Me .
– Greg Lukianoff. A controversial assessment of the climate on college campuses. The Coddling of the American Mind Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – September 2018”
What’s new in August? Incisive books about the brain, reflections on “adulting” and parenthood, challenges to the concept of identity, and much more!
– Howie Southworth & Greg Matza. A pair of food authors share authentic recipes for small bites from the streets of China. Chinese Street Food
– Beth Macy. An overview of America’s opioid crisis implicates “Big Pharma” while profiling those who have become addicted. Dopesick
– Rick Wilson. An indictment of the Trump administration from a Republican strategist. Everything Trump Touches Dies
– Keith O’Brien. Five women, including Amelia Earhart, who competed in the national air races of the 1920s and 1930s. Fly Girls
– Maeve Higgins. An Irish comedian leaves her homeland to find herself in America. Maeve in America Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – August 2018”
What’s new in June? A bevy of biographies and memoirs, travel guides to places near and far, and so much more!
– Stephanie Rosenbloom. Consider the pleasures of traveling solo through the author’s visits to Paris, Istanbul, Florence and New York. Alone Time
– Matthew Polly. An authoritative biography of the prominent Asian American actor and martial arts expert who died at 32. Bruce Lee: A Life
– Kate Andersen Brower. The author of First in Line looks at the modern vice-presidency by looking at 13 men who have occupied the role. The Residence Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup: June 2018”