Here is a quick look at the most noteworthy nonfiction titles being released in February. Visit our catalog for a more extensive list.
“Homo 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” 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.
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.
BEST OF THE REST
- “Ageproof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking A Hip” by Jean Chatzky and Michael F. Roizen
- “Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in An Age of Distraction” by Derek Thompson
- “Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to A Richer, Happier Life” by Peter Walsh
- “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence Williams
- “This Life I Live: One Man’s Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever” by Rory Feek
- “Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook” by Tony Robbins
- “You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters” by Deepak Chopra