Hi everyone, for our final week of reviewing some of the most notable books of 2018 we’re focusing on Non-Fiction titles recommended by the New York Times.

(Note: Click on the photo of the item you’d like to request, check out or know more about!)

EBOOK NON-FICTION TITLES:

Bad Blood Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou:

 

Calypso by David Sedaris:

 

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt:

 

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy:

 

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover:

 

The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis:

 

Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien:

 

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948 by Ramachandra Guha:

 

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright:

 

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan:

 

In Pieces by Sally Field:

 

Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown:

 

Small Fry: A Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs:

 

PRINT NON-FICTION TITLES:

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig:

 

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us by Joseph J. Ellis:

 

American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer:

 

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold:

 

Arthur Ashe: A Life by Raymond Arsenault:

 

Bad Blood Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou:

 

Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding…Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis by Sam Anderson:

 

Calypso by David Sedaris:

 

Churchill: Walking with Destiny by Andrew Roberts:

 

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt:

 

The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography by Deborah Levy:

 

Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze:

 

Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice Bolin:

 

The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy by Paige Williams:

 

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy:

 

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover:

 

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker:

 

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith:

 

The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War by Joanne B. Freeman:

 

The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis:

 

Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien:

 

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright:

 

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon:

 

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan:

 

In Pieces by Sally Field:

 

The Library Book by Susan Orlean:

 

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perry:

 

Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown:

 

No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America by Darnell L Moore:

 

No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria by Rania Abouzeid:

 

Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown by Lauren Hilgers:

 

The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Deborah Blum:

 

Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations by Ronen Bergman:

 

She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer:

 

Small Fry: A Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs:

 

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen:

 

There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir by Casey Gerald:

 

These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore:

 

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights by Adam Winkler:

 

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha:

 

Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere by Hillary Chute:

 

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas:

Have a great day!

Linda, SSL

References:

100 Notable Books of 2018 by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/19/books/review/100-notable-books.html

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