New Nonfiction

The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis: Examines the history of behavioral economics, discussing the theory of Israeli psychologists who wrote the original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process and the influence it has had on evidence-based regulation

18 and Life on Skip Row by Sebastian Bach: Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist. This is the story of a man who achieved his wildest dreams, only to lose his family, and then his home. It is a story of perseverance, of wine, women and song and a man who has made his life on the road and always will.

Drink Like a Woman by Jeanette Hurt: Cocktail marketers and male bartenders like to tell women what we want to drink–and it’s usually fruity, frilly, fancy, and pink. In Drink Like a Woman, Jeanette Hurt shakes up barroom expectations, stirs up some new ideas, and pours a lively collection of feminist cocktails that are just as varied, flavorful, and strong as women are.

Let Me Tell You About Jasper by Dana Perino: Dana knows who the real star in her family is: her Vizsla, Jasper-A.K.A. America’s Dog. She also talks about how dogs bring families together -like Dana’s own, from her career in Washington through her life as a TV star.

This Strange Wilderness by Nancy Plain: Award winning author Nancy Plain brings together the amazing story of John James Audubon’s iconic career and the beautiful images that are his legacy.

Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly: A group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” calculated the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among the group were talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils by Valerie Worwood: A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this book contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments.

The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan by David Perlmutter: Perlmutter has created a practical, comprehensive program that lowers the risk for brain ailments while yielding other benefits, such as weight loss, relief from chronic conditions, and total body rejuvenation.

Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich: In the late 1930s, in asylums and hospitals across America, a group of renowned neurosurgeons worked to develop and refine a new class of brain operation–the lobotomy.  The most important test subject to emerge was a 27-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison, who developed short-term memory loss and was studies extensively for the remainder of his life.

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