Nonfiction Roundup: August 2017

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 by Kirk

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

TOP PICKS

Of Mess and Moxie book coverOf 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.

 

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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.

 

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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

Author: Kirk

Orders nonfiction materials for the library and does a lot of running and reading in his spare time.