New Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships by Amy Banks, M.D.

New February Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships By Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman Summary:  Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling […]

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Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter by Stefan Weitz

New January Nonfiction

Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter By Stefan Weitz Summary:  Search is as old as language. We’ve always needed to find something in the jumble of human creation. The first web was nothing more than passing verbal histories down the generations so others could find and remember how not to get eaten; […]

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The Nazis Next Door by Eric Lichtblau

New December Nonfiction

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men By Eric Lichtblau Summary:  The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis – from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich – came to the United States after […]

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Moving into Meditation by Anne Cushman

New November Nonfiction

Moving into Meditation: A 12 Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners By Anne Cushman Summary:  One week at a time, Moving into Meditation lays out a plan for exploring body-based practices to get you more in tune with not only your limbs and core but your mind and heart. Cushman’s curriculum integrates asana with mindfulness […]

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The Human Age by Diane Ackerman

New Ocotober Nonfiction Books

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us By Diane Ackerman Summary:  Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future […]

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Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral by Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja

New September Nonfiction Books

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Summary:  Teens everywhere deal with cyberbullying – whether they are targeted themselves, have bullied others, or simply know it happens around them. This book speaks directly to those teens about what they can do to prevent and respond to […]

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The Kids Will Be Fine by Daisy Waugh

New August Nonfiction

The Kids Will Be Fine: Guilt-Free Motherhood for Thoroughly Modern Women By Daisy Waugh Summary:  A bracing, hilarious manifesto for motherhood as it ought to be: spontaneous, loving, and just a little bit selfish. Pre-chewing toddler food. Flash cards for two-year-olds. Endless hours of school gatherings to sit through in smiling silence. How did motherhood–which […]

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Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind by Biz Stone

New July Nonfiction

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind By Biz Stone Summary:  Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. From GQ ‘s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time ‘s most influential people in […]

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New Life, No Instructions by Gail Caldwell

New June Nonfiction

New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir By Gail Caldwell Summary:  Pulitizer Prize winner Gail Caldwell pens a memoir on how seemingly faint winds can blow us wildly off course; on how spending time with a beloved animal can benefit our basic humanity; and on what it means to overcome, at middle age, a multitude of […]

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The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

New May Nonfiction

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman Summary:  Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key […]

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