Here is a quick look at the most noteworthy nonfiction titles being released this March. Visit our catalog for a more extensive list.
Geneen Roth, the author of a number of popular self-help titles, returns this month with “This Messy Magnificent Life.” Here, she presents a series of insightful essays aimed at helping readers build self-esteem and assert control over all aspects of life. If you have enjoyed her previous books or are just looking for a warm and humorous pick-me-up, this one is for you.
When Elizabeth Willard Thames and her husband committed to escaping their professional careers and becoming modern-day homesteaders, they embarked on a drastic plan to achieve their dreams. “Meet the Frugalwoods” recounts their successful three year journey to achieve financial independence and purchase a home in the rural Vermont woods. While the lifestyle changes they implemented won’t be for everyone, the author’s discussion of living a more meaningful and simplified life should be of interest.
In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was sentenced to death for two murders he did not commit. “The Sun Does Shine” details the hardships he faced in spending thirty years on Death Row and offers a stinging critique of a deeply biased criminal justice system. For three decades he maintained his innocence and relied on hope and faith to see him through before being exonerated in 2015 through the efforts of Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative.
BEST OF THE REST
- “Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America’s Favorite Guilty Pleasure” by Amy Kaufman
- “Just the Funny Parts: And A Few Hard Truths About Sneaking Into the Hollywood Boys’ Club” by Nell Scovell
- “The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure” by Carl Hoffman
- “This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today” by Chrissy Metz
- “To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration” by Edward J. Larson
- “Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World” by Andrea Barnet
- “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote” by Elaine F. Weiss