Here is a quick look at the most noteworthy nonfiction titles being released in August. Visit our catalog for a more extensive list.
“Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life” by Jen Hatmaker
The New York Times best-selling author returns with another round of hilarious tales, shameless honesty and hope for the woman who has forgotten her moxie.
“Morningstar: Growing up With Books” by Ann Hood
The award-winning author reveals the personal stories behind her written works, describing her early years in a Rhode Island mill town and the books that shaped her love of literature, her political views and her travel ambitions.
“The Origin of Others” by Toni Morrison
America’s foremost novelist reflects on themes that preoccupy her work and dominate politics: race, fear, borders, mass movement of peoples, desire for belonging.
BEST OF THE REST
- “The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving and Reading” by Anne Gisleson
- “The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex and Murder in the Hollywood Hills” by Carolyn Murnick
- “It’s Not Yet Dark: A Memoir” by Simon Fitzmaurice
- “Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat” by Patricia Williams
- “What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen” by Kate Fagan
- “Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment” by Robert Wright
- “Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult” by Bruce Handy