Category Archives: New Nonfiction

New Non-fiction for Spring – Many Memoirs!


culture101 Essential Rock Records: The Golden Age of Vinyl from The Beatles to the Sex Pistols
The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language
Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana
The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland
Humorists: From Hogarth to Noël Coward


Eat Fat Lose Fat
Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy
Cookies for Grown-Ups
Vegetable Literacy
More Anti-Inflammation Diet Tips and Recipes
The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4 Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight over World War II, 1939-1941
Rambler: Loyola Chicago 1963 – The Team That Changed the Color of College Basketball
Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to Lower East Side
Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church: A Memoir
Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family
Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith
Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times
Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me
Rita Moreno: A Memoir
Drinking and Tweeting and Other Brandi Blunders
Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity
Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of My Life
A Spoonful of Sugar:  A Nanny’s Story

America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior
Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession
The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future
The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and the World on Fire
Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get It Right
Other People’s Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made
The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton From Beirut to the Heart of American Power
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

Happier Endings: A Meditation on Life and Death
Glad No Matter What: Transforming Loss and Change into Gift and Opportunity
Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer

Power Point 2013: Teach Yourself Visually

Timeless Vietnam
Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers
Ireland’s Best Trips: 34 Amazing Road Trips


New Non-Fiction for September


Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back with Amanda Knox
Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir
Joseph Anton: A memoir
Reinventing Bach
The Scientists: A Family Romance
Vagina: A New Biography

The 17 Day Plan to Stop Aging
True Blood: Easts, Drinks and Bites from Bon Temps
Now Eat This! Italian: Favorite Dishes from the Real Mamas of Italy All Under 350 Calories
The Royal Treatment: A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets


The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines – and Future
All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s.
Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man
Fortress Israel: The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country – And Why They Can’t Make Peace

American Dr1ve: How Manufacturing Will Save Our Country
The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care

The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body
Concussions and Our Kids: America’s Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe
Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
The Best Science Writing Online 2012

Love & Relationships
I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life
God Believes in Love: Straight Talk about Gay Marriage
What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal
Surviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience


New year, New Non-fiction!

Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of A Modern Monarch
Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and The Transformative Power of Music
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
American Sniper: The Autobiography of Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
The Partnership: Five Cold Warrior and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
More Room in a Broken Heart: The True Adventures of Carly Simon
  Stieg Larsson: The Real Story of the Man Who Played with Fire

Life & Culture
The Body Language of Dating: Read His Signals, Send Your Own, and Get the Guy
I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did
30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans
Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats
Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy and Joy in a L0w-Trust World
Your Playlist Can Change Your Life: 10 Proven Ways Your Favorite Music Can Revolutionize Your Health, Memory, Organization, Alertness and More.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Guide to Knowing If Your Relationship Can – And Should – Be Saved
10 Mindful Minutes
The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are
I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames: My Insane Life Raising Two Boys with Autism
Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship & Life Together
Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditation from the 39th President


Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism
Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and Their Friends Get Rich Off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Cronyism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison
The Obamas
The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics

A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing
Alone in the Universe: Why Our Planet is Unique
Animals and the Kids Who Love Them: Extraordinary True Stories of Hope, Healing and Compassion
All My Patients Kick and Bite: More Favorite Stories from A Vet’s Practice
Dachshunds: A Complete Pet Owner’s Manual

Fat Kid Got Fit: And So Can You!
The South Beach Wake-Up Call: Why American is Still Getting Fatter and Sicker
Choose to Lose: The 7 Day Carb Cycle Solution
Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They’ll Never Believe It’s Gluten-Free
Cooking on the Lam

Health & Money
OCD: A Guide For the Newly Diagnosed
5 Survivors: Personal Stories of Healing from PTSD and Traumatic Events
Every Woman’s Guide to Foot Pain Relief: The New Science of Healthy Feet
The Big Retirement Risk: Running Out of Money Before You Run Out of Time

Past, present, future – all in our latest New Non-fiction arrivals!

A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

A Profound Mind: Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life

We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle For the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and the Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed American Forever

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Luck and Circumstance: A Coming of Age in Hollywood, New York and Points Beyond
Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die
Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship
Worm: The First Digital World War
Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music – The Definitive Life

America the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime & Warfare

The Secret Lives of Wives: Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married

Dick Cheney, Mother Teresa, and the Universe – NEW Non-fiction!

Here’s the latest – place your holds today!

The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives

In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

An Unquenchable Thirst: Following Mother Teresa in Search of Love, Service and an Authentic Life

Renaissance Man of Cannery Row: The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts

It’s Hard Not to Hate You: A Memoir
The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us
Prophet’s Prey: My Seven-Year Investigation into Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints

South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations & The Quest for Discovery

Roger Ebert: Life Itself, A Memoir

On audiobook:

Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our Lives


The Universe: Complete Season 5

Some Assembly Required: Seasons 1 & 2
Standard Operating Procedure

New donations for September – and other new non-fiction titles!

We recently received a whole shelf of donated books! Take a look:

The Little Guides: Chicken
The Cook’s Encyclopedia of Thirty Minute Cooking
The Little Guides: Pasta
The Ultimate Cooking Course and Kitchen Encyclopedia
Hot & Spicy: Red Hot and Sizzling Dishes
Best-Ever Past
The All-American Cookie Book
Sauce: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making
The Knitter’s Book of Finishing Techniques
Maggie Colvin’s Home Style
Space: Japanese Design Solutions for Compact Living
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Astronomy
Garden Guides: Fuchsias
In the Still of the Night
Queen Bees & Wannabes
How to Prepare for the Real Estate Licensing Exam and Have a Great Career
The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter

And new to everybody:
The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India
Start Something that Matters
That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World it Invented and How We Can Come Back
What it is Like to Go to War
Unmeasured Strength
Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State
The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1944 – 1945
Jagger: Rebel, Rockstar, Rambler, Rogue

Something for Everyone – Newest Non-Fiction Titles!

The Making of a Royal Romance: William, Kate, and Harry – a Look Behind the Palace Walls
Custom Couture
What Nurses Know…Gluten Free Lifestyle
Force of Nature: The Unlikely Story of Walmart’s Green Revolution
The Long Journey Home: A Memoir
Mañana Forever: Mexico and the Mexicans
Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD Among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
Secret London: An Unusual Guide
Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man
Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States
Secret Venice
Basic Math & Pre-Algebra
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School
Nobody’s Perfect: Two Men, One Call, and a Game for Baseball History
Henry Kissinger: On China
Deep Country: Five Years in the Welsh Hills
Queen of Kings: The Immortal Story of Cleopatra
Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth
Man Down
A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship and the Things That Really Matter
Sex and the River Styx
Phonics Readiness
All My Life: A Memoir
63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read
Laugh Lines are Beautiful and Other Age-Defying Truths
2012 and the End of the World: The Western Roots of the Maya Apocalypse
Signs of Life: A Memoir
Asperger’s in Pink: For Raising (Or Being!) a Girl with Asperger’s
The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon
Fine Cooking In Season
Sugar Snaps and Strawberries: Simple Solutions for Creating Your Own Small-Space Edible Garden
The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry)
Reading My Father: A Memoir
What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets
Play Like You Mean It: Passion, Laughs and Leadership in the World’s Most Beautiful Game
Cooking for One
Planting Dandelions: Field Notes from a Semi-Domesticated Life
Beach House Style: Designing Spaces that Bring the Beach to You
The Color Atlas of Human Anatomy
How to Draw & Paint Vampire: A Complete Art Course Build Around this Legendary World