New Nonfiction Titles

Underland by Robert MacFarlane: Knife by Jo Nesbo: In Underland, Macfarland delivers his masterpiece: an epic exploration of the Earth’s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself. He takes us on an extraordinary journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind.

The Kennedy Heirs by Randy Taraborrelli: Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, the third generation of Kennedys often veered between towering accomplishment and devastating defeat. In his revelatory new book, Kennedy historian J. Randy Taraborrelli draws back the curtain on the next generation of America’s most famous family

White by Bret Easton Ellis: Ellis’s combination of personal reflection and social observation is at once an example, definition, and defense of what ‘freedom of speech’ truly means. He has established a legacy as someone determined to speak the truth, however painful it might be. Now Ellis eviscerates the perceived good that the social-media age has wrought, when the contradictions inherent in all of us are at risk of being erased.

Songs of America by Jon Meachum and Tim McGraw: America has been shaped not just by our elected leaders and our formal politics but also by our music—by the lyrics, performers, and instrumentals that have helped to carry us through the dark days and to celebrate the bright ones. Songs of America explores both famous songs and lesser-known ones, expanding our understanding of the scope of American music and lending deeper meaning to their historical context.

One Giant Leap by Charles Fishman:by Charles Fishman: Shares the story of the remarkable NASA scientists and engineers who created America’s space program and fulfilled President Kennedy’s mandate to put a man on the Moon before 1970.

The Lake of the Ozarks by William Geist: Bill Geist reflects on his coming of age in the American heartland of the Midwest and traces his evolution as a man and a writer, in the summers between high school and college, before he went off to Vietnam and the country went to Hell.

Darwin’s Fossils by Adrian Lister: Reveals how Darwin’s study of fossils shaped his scientific thinking and led to his development of the theory of evolution.

Craft the Rainbow by Brittany Jepsen: What began as an Instagram hashtag and project collection (#CrafttheRainbow) that quickly went viral has become a show stopping book, offering a rainbow of completely new project ideas. In Craft the Rainbow, Jepsen walks readers through the easy basics of transforming simple paper–including tissue, crepe, cardstock, leaves of books, and vintage and recycled paper–into vibrant, fanciful, handmade projects suitable for every occasion.

Taste of Home: Pumpkin: Can’t get enough of that sweet and spicy, wholesome and homey pumpkin taste? Then you need round-the-clock pumpkin dishes from Taste of Home Pumpkin. With 101 heartwarming breakfasts, dinners, desserts and snacks, it’s the ultimate collection for pumpkin lovers to warm the heart and soul.”

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