New Nonfiction

Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Book Stores by Bob Eckstein: True tales and lost moments from book buyers, booksellers, and book lovers.

The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday: The Daily Stoic offers a daily devotional of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus.

The Soul of Christmas by Thomas Moore: Moore reminds us that Christmas offers an opportunity to get in touch with our own mystical side, to recreate the Nativity in our hearts and to experience what is possible if human beings really loved each other.

Filthy Rich by James Patterson: Jeffrey Epstein rose from humble origins to the rarefied heights of New York City’s financial elite. But even after he had it all, Epstein wanted more. And that unceasing desire–especially a taste for young girls–resulted in his stunning fall from grace. Filthy Rich examines all sides of a case that scandalized one of America’s richest communities.

The Terror Years by Lawrence Wright: Eleven powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from a more peaceful time in 1990s Israel to the recent beheadings of reporters by ISIS.

Skinnytaste Fast and Slow by Gina Homolka: Shares over one hundred recipes for dishes that are easy to prep, whether for cooking in the oven, on the stovetop or in a slow cooker, including such options as Korean-style beef tacos, pizza-stuffed chicken roll-ups, and peach-strawberry crumble.

Textile Collage by Mandy Pattulo: Discover a new way to reuse old fabrics and textile to create beautiful collages – including quilts, clothes, portraits and books.

Eye Candy by Linda Mason: Provides photographs and descriptions of fifty-five makeup designs for eyelids and lashes, with information on the colors, brushes, and techniques used to achieve each look.

Sully by Chesley Sullenberger: When Captain “Sully” Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew, his actions not only averted tragedy, but made him a hero. Sully’s story is one of dedication, hope, and preparedness, revealing the important lessons he learned through his life, in his military service, and in his work as an airline pilot.

Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt: In the 1940s and 50s, when the Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians, they didn’t turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and prowess, transformed rocket design, helped bring about the first American satellites, and made the exploration of the solar system possible.

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