April - June 2015 Issue
Ackroyd, Peter. Rebellion: The History of England From James I to the Glorious Revolution.
Adam, David. The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought.
Alexander, Amir. Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World.
Anand, Anita. Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary.
Asbridge, Thomas. The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones.
Baraka, Amiri. S O S: Poems 1961-2013.
Belieu, Erin. Slant Six. (poetry)
Bernstein, Richard. China 1945: Mao’s Revolution and America’s Fateful Choice.
Bigna, Paul. The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order.
Booth, James. Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love.
Bostridge, Ian. Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession.
Calasso, Roberto. Ardor. (Ancient wisdom of the Vedas)
Cambanis, Thanassis. Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story.
Carrere, Emmanuel. Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia.
Carroll, Charlie. Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet.
Carter, Graydon. Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early ‘Vanity Fair’.
Cave, Roderick. The History of the Book in 100 Books: The Complete Story, from Egypt to the e-book.
Chayes, Sarah. Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security.
Cooney, Kara. The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt.
Crais, Clifton. History Lessons: A Memoir of Madness, Memory, and the Brain.
D’Ambrosio, Charles. Loitering: New and Collected Essays.
DeJean, Joan. How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City.
Denizet-Lewis, Benoit. Travels with Casey: My Journey Through Our Dog-Crazy Country.
Doctorow, Cory. Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age.
Ellis, Samantha. How to Be a Heroine: or, What I’ve Learned from Reading Too Much.
Elmore, Bartow J. Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism.
Ferguson, Robert A. Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment.
Fischer, Paul. A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise to Power.
Foner, Eric. Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
Fraser, Steve. The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power.
Fuller, Alexandra. Leaving Before the Rains Come.
Goffman, Alice. On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City.
Greene, David. Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia.
Hadlow, Janice. A Royal Experiment: The Private Life of King George III.
Halpern, Jake. Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld.
Harari, Yuval Noah. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.
Hari, Johann. Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.
Holzer, Harold. Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion.
Hughes, Langston. Ed. by Arnold Rampersad. Selected Letters of Langston Hughes.
Ivereigh, Austen. The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope.
Jauhar, Sandeep. Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician.
Johnson, Steven. How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World.
Jones, Dan. The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors.
Kamenetz, Anya. The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed With Standardized Testing--But You Don’t Have to Be.
Kipnis, Laura. Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation.
Kooser, Ted. Splitting an Order. (poetry)
Larson, Erik. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.
Lawler, Andrew. Why Did the Chicken Cross the World? The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilizations.
Leibovitz, Liel. A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen.
Leovy, Jill. Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America.
Levy, Andrew. Huck Finn’s America; Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece.
Macdonald, Helen. H Is for Hawk. (Hawk training/spirituality)
McGinty, Brian. Lincoln’s Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America.
McPherson, James. M. Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief.
Manning, Molly Guptill. When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II.
Manseau, Peter. One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History.
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff. Beasts: What Animals can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil.
Mayes, Frances. Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir.
Mockett, Marie Mutsuki. Where the Dead Pause and the Japanese Say Goodbye.
Moorehead, Caroline. Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France.
Potter, Maximillian. Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of a Plot to Poison the World’s Greatest Wine.
Przybyszewski, Linda. The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish.
Rankine, Claudia. Citizen: An American Lyric. (Poetry)
Rhodes, Richard. Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made.
Rosen, Michael. Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story.
Russell, Gerard. Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys Into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East.
Sacks, Mike. Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers.
Safran, John. God’ll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, a Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi.
Saval, Nikil. Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace.
Thomson, Graeme. George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door.
Unger, Miles J. Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces.
Wacker, Grant. America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation.
Wade, Nicholas. A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History.
Weller, Sheila. The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour - and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News.