New Nonfiction

new bookwormRuthless by Ron Miscavige: The only book to examine the origins of Scientology’s current leader, Ruthless tells the revealing story of David Miscavige’s childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology told through the eyes of his father.

Red Platoon by Clinton Romesha: The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the thirteen hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha.

Shoe Dog by Philip H. Knight: Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper: A charming, intimate and fascinating collection of correspondence between broadcaster and #1 New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper and his mother, the celebrated Gloria Vanderbilt.

Smoke the Donkey by Kate Folsom: Smoke the Donkey recounts the strong friendship between Colonel Folsom and this stray donkey and the massive challenges of reuniting Smoke with Folsom in the United States following Folsom’s retirement.

Changing Normal: how I helped by husband beat cancer by Marilu Henner: The story of Marilu and Michael, told from both points of view after the two reconnected after years apart, fell in love, and then went through the diagnosis and treatment of Michael’s cancer.

The Unbreakable Miss Lovely by Tony Ortega: In 1971 Paulette Cooper wrote a scathing book about the Church of Scientology, then Scientology unleashed on her one of the most sinister personal campaigns the free world has ever known. The onslaught, which lasted years, ruined her life, and drove her to the brink of suicide. The story of Paulette’s terrifying ordeal is told in full for the first time.

The Romanovs: 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore: Relates the investigation of nine skeletons that were found in 1991 and identified as Tsar Nicholas and his family. Discusses the imprisonment and assassination of the family and Anna Anderson who claimed to be Grand Dutchess Anastasia.

Valiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick: An account of the complicated middle years of the American Revolution that shares lesser-known insights into the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton: Describes the violent history between the frontiersmen and the Native Americans in the Southwestern borderlands by following Mickey Free, a mixed-blood warrior who played a pivotal role in the fighting as he pursued the Apache Kid.

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