July - September 2016 Issue
Bakewell, Sarah. At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails.
Barry, Dan. The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland.
Benmosche, Bob. Good for the Money: My Fight to Pay Back America.
Bergen, Peter. United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.
Blount, Roy, Jr. Save Room for Pie: Food Songs and Chewy Ruminations.
Blume, Lesley M.M. Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises.
Carlsen, William. Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya.
Claridge, Laura. The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire.
Cohen, Adam. Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck.
Connors, Joanna. I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her.
Corbett, Ken. A Murder over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High.
Coss, Stephen. The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics.
Di Giovanni, Janine. The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria.
Di Maio, Vincent. Morgue: A Life in Death.
Duneier, Mitchell. Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea.
Ebadi, Shirin. Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran.
Edman, Elizabeth. Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity.
Egan, Timothy. The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero.
Fraser, Steve. The Limousine Liberal: How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America.
Frazier, Ian. Hogs Wild: Selected Reporting Pieces.
Girmay, Aracelis. The Black Maria. (poetry)
Gordon-Reed, Annette. “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination.
Haag, Pamela. The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture.
Harman, Claire. Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart.
Hastings, Max. The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945.
Holt, Nathalia. Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars.
Isenberg, Nancy. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.
Isserman, Maurice. Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering.
Kennedy, Pagan. Inventology: How We Dream Up Things that Change the World.
Kinsley, Michael. Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide.
Klein, Jessi. You’ll Grow Out of It. (memoir)
Klosterman, Chuck. But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present as if It Were the Past.
Kurlansky, Mark. Paper: Paging Through History.
Laing, Olivia. The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone.
Lubow, Arthur. Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer.
Lynch, Jack. You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf from Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia.
Lyons, Daniel. Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble.
Mariani, Paul. The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens.
McBride, James. Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul.
McDowell, Marta. All the President’s Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses--How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America.
Newman, Catherine. Catastrophic Happiness: Finding Joy in Childhood’s Messy Years.
Nicolson, Juliet. A House Full of Daughters: A Memoir of Seven Generations.
Norman, Philip. Paul McCartney: the Life.
Orenstein, Peggy. Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.
Petroski, Henry. The Road Taken: The History and Future of America’s Infrastructure.
Popham, Melinda Worth. Grace Period: My Ordination to the Ordinary.
Rich, Frederic C. Getting to Green: Saving Nature; A Bipartisan Solution.
Roach, Mary. Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War.
Roiphe, Katie. The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End.
Romesha, Clinton. Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor.
Rovelli, Carlo. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics.
Sands, Philippe. East West Street: On the Origins of “Genocide” and “Crimes Against Humanity".
Schmitz, Rob. Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road.
Scott, A.O. Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth.
Sebag Montefiore, Simon. The Romanovs: 1613-1918.
Sengupta, Somini. The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young.
Shah, Sonia. Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond.
Sinha, Manisha. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition.
Sultan, Tim. Sunny’s Nights: Lost and Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World.
Thomas, Gillian. Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work.
Traister, Rebecca. All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation.
Traub, James. John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit.
Trillin, Calvin. Jackson. 1964: And Other Dispatches from Fifty Years of Reporting on Race in America.
Vanderbilt, Tom. You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice.
Viertel, Jack. The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built.
Voigt, Emily. The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World’s Most Coveted Fish.
Wayland-Smith, Ellen. Oneida: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-Set Table.
Weigel, Moira. Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating.
West, Lindy. Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman.
Wex, Michael. Rhapsody in Schmaltz: Yiddish Food and Why We Can’t Stop Eating It.
Williams, Mary Elizabeth. A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer.
Williams, Terry Tempest. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks.
Woodbine, Onaje X.O. Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and Street Basketball.
Wortman, Marc. 1941: Fighting the Shadow War; A Divided America in a World at War.
Wright, C. D. ShallCross. (poetry)