Nonfiction Roundup: February 2017

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017 by Kirk

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

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Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari book coverHomo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari

The author of the best-selling “Sapiens” examines humanity’s triumphs over famine, plague and war during the twentieth century and looks to the issues, such as artificial intelligence and overcoming death, that will shape the human agenda in the twenty-first century.

 

Black Edge book coverBlack Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street” by Sheelah Kolhatkar

“Black Edge” is a true-life legal thriller about the largest insider-trading investigation in U.S. history, the Justice Department’s takedown of SAC Capital and how the man at the center of the scandal escaped punishment.

 

Dodge City book coverDodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West” by Tom Clavin

This book is a history of the notoriously rowdy Kansas town focusing on the friendship between Earp and Masterson, their efforts to bring law and order to the American West and their run-ins with other legendary figures, such as Wild Bill Hickock, Jesse James and Doc Holliday.

 

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