Nonfiction Roundup: April 2017

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 by Kirk

Here is a quick look at the most noteworthy nonfiction titles being released in April. Visit our catalog for a more extensive list.

TOP PICKS

Killers of the Flower Moon book coverKillers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann

An account of the shocking 1920s conspiracy in which oil-rich members of the Osage Indian nation were murdered for their lands, the sinister efforts to cover it up and the undercover investigation by the nascent FBI that finally began to bring those responsible to justice.

Option B Book CoverOption B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy” by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Drawing on lessons from new social science research and true stories of people who have bounced back after life altering setbacks, the two best-selling authors present strategies for recovering from personal and professional hardships.

Hallelujah Anyway book coverHallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy” by Anne Lamott

An impassioned exploration of mercy, its elusive presence and why people ignore or embrace it. Lamott shares advice for forging deeper self-understanding and how to pursue an honest, meaningful life that involves kindness to others.

The American Spirit book coverThe American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand for” by David McCullough

A collection of the Pulitzer and National Book Award winner’s most important speeches designed to remind us of the values that unite us as Americans, regardless of our political, socioeconomic or ethnic backgrounds.

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