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Beyond Bestsellers - Nonfiction, Spring 2018

April - June 2018 Issue


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Allen, Sandra.  A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia.
Awdish, Rana.  In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope.

Balko, Radley.  The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South.
Banville, John.  Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir.
Barnes, Simon.  The Meaning of Birds.
Beam, Cris.  I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy.
Beard, Mary.  Women & Power: A Manifesto
Black Ink: Literary Legends on the Peril, Power, and Pleasure of Reading and Writing.  (Ed. by Stephanie Stokes Oliver.
Bowler, Kate.  Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved.
Bragg, Rick.  The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table.
Buruma, Ian.  A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir.
Butler, Isaac.  The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America.

Cantú, Francisco.  The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border.
Chute, Hillary L.  Why Comics?: From Underground to Everywhere.
Coll, Steve.  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016.
Collingham, Lizzie.  The Taste of Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
Cooper, Brittney.  Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
Crosley, Sloane.  Look Alive Out There: Essays.

Dahl, Melissa.  Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness
Dauber, Jeremy.  Jewish Comedy: A Serious History.
Dean, Michelle.  Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion.

Easterbrook, Gregg.  It’s Better than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear.
Eddo-Lodge, Reni.  Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Eggers, Dave.  The Monk of Mokha.
Ewing, Eve L.  Electric Arches. (poetry)

Flock, Elizabeth.  The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai
Freeman, Joshua B.  Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World
Frum, David.  Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic.

Hagan, Joe.  Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine
Hall, Sands.  Flunk, Start: Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology
Hewitt, Catherine.  Renoir’s Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon
Hilgers, Lauren.  Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown
Hoffman, Carl.  The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure.

Jamison, Leslie.  The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath
Jerkins, Morgan.  This Will Be My Undoing
Julien, Maude.  The Only Girl in the World: A Memoir
Junor, Penny.  The Duchess: Camilla Parker Bowles and the Love Affair That Rocked the Crown.

Kalder, Daniel.  The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy
Kaufman, Amy.  Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America’s Favorite Guilty Pleasure
Kelly, Scott.  Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
Knapp, Cheston.  Up Up, Down Down: Essays.

Mailhot, Terese Marie. Heart Berries: A Memoir
Mann, Charles C.  The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World
Massing, Michael.  Fatal Discord: Erasmus, Luther, and the Fight for the Western Mind.
McBride, Sarah.  Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality.
McNamara, Michelle.  I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
Mealer, Bryan.  The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family’s Search for the American Dream.        
Meyer, Michael.  The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up
Miller, T. Christian.  A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America
Moore, Lorrie.  See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary
Murad, Nadia.  The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State.

Nicolson, Adam.  The Seabird’s Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers
Norman, Abby.  Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain.

O’Farrell, Maggie.  I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death.

Parry, Richard Lloyd.  Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone
Paul, Joel R.  Without Precedent: John Marshall and His Times
Press, Joy.  Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television
Przybylo, Henry Jay.  Counting Backwards: A Doctor’s Notes on Anesthesia.

Robinson, Marilynne.  What Are We Doing Here?: Essays
Rutherford, Adam.  A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes.

Sacks, Oliver.  The River of Consciousness
Smith, Zadie.  Feel Free: Essays
Sotelo, Analicia.  Virgin.  (poetry) 
Stewart, Jeffrey C.  The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
Stone, Daniel.  The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats.

Taibbi, Matt.  I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street
Theoharis, Jeanne.  A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History.

Veevers, Marian.  Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility; The Lives of Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth.

Weiss, Elaine.  The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
Westover, Tara.  Educated: A Memoir
Whitaker, Mark.  Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance.
Winkler, Adam.  We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights
Wright, Lawrence.  God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State.

Yaffe, David.  Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell
Yalom, Irvin D.  Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir
Young, Matt.  Eat the Apple: A Memoir.