Back All Non-Fiction | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  All Non-Fiction  
Bridge to Brilliance : How One Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World
Bridge to Brilliance : How One Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World

Nadia Lopez · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"The story of Mott Hall Bridges Academy is the story of American education. Nadia Lopez . . . must be a principal, a mentor, and sometimes a mother. I hope that you're as impressed by her dedication to these kids as I've been." - Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents
Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents

Antonin Scalia · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia shook America. After almost thirty years on the Supreme Court, Scalia had become as integral to the institution as the hallowed room in which he sat. His wisecracking interruptions during oral arguments, his unmatched legal wisdom, his unwavering...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World
Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World

Megan Feldman Bettencourt · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

When Megan Feldman Bettencourt found herself embittered after a breakup and a string of professional setbacks, she met an extraordinary man named Azim. Azim had forgiven the man who killed his beloved only son, and even reached out to the killer's family. He truly seemed to be at peace....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives
The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives

Lisa Servon · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

An urgent, absorbing exposé - why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are rushing in to do what banks once did What do an undocumented immigrant in the South Bronx, a high‑net‑worth entrepreneur, and a twenty‑something...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Girl in the Dark: A Memoir
Girl in the Dark: A Memoir

Anna Lyndsey · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

Haunting, lyrical, unforgettable, Girl in the Dark is a brave new memoir of a life without light. Anna Lyndsey was young and ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. Then what started as a mild intolerance to certain kinds of artificial light...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the oxford english dictionary
Word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the oxford english dictionary

John Simpson · Basic Books
Pages: 364
Format: Print book

Can you drink a glass of balderdash? What do you call the part of a dog's back it can't scratch? And if, serendipitously, you find yourself in Serendip, then where exactly are you? The answers to all of these questions - and a great many more - can be found in the pages of the Oxford English...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Elephants in My Backyard: A Memoir
The Elephants in My Backyard: A Memoir

Rajiv Surendra · Regan Arts
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Rajiv Surendra was filming Mean Girls, playing the beloved rapping mathlete Kevin Gnapoor, when a cameraman insisted he read Yann Martel's Life of Pi. So begins his "lovely and human" (Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy) tale of obsessively pursuing a dream, overcoming...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Growing Up Godless: A Parent's Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion
Growing Up Godless: A Parent's Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion

Deborah Mitchell · Sterling Publishing (NY)
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

In a nation where religion plays such a big role, how can you raise a child without God? How do you instill morality, answer questions about mortality, and handle believers who expect to get a one-way ticket to heaven by converting you? Deborah Ann Mitchell, who has blogged and written...
Read More check catalog
 
 
2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Rachel Randall · Writer's Digest Books; 34 edition
Format: Print book

The Best Resource for Getting Your Fiction Published! The 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the only resource you'll need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Punditsand Won
Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Punditsand Won

Marc Solomon · ForeEdge
Format: Book

Ten years ago no state allowed same-sex couples to marry, support for gay marriage nationwide hovered around 30 percent, and politicians everywhere thought of it as the third rail of American politics—draw near at your peril. Today, same-sex couples can marry in seventeen states, polls...
Read More check catalog
 
 
America: Imagine a World without Her
America: Imagine a World without Her

Dinesh D'Souza · Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company, New York, NY
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerIs America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world?Dinesh...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Stanley Kubrick and Me: Thirty Years at His Side
Stanley Kubrick and Me: Thirty Years at His Side

Emilio D'Alessandro · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker - for the first time.Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Joshua Foer · Workman Publishing
Pages: 470
Format: Print book

It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Becoming Vegan: The Complete Reference to Plant-Base Nutrition, Comprehensive Edition
Becoming Vegan: The Complete Reference to Plant-Base Nutrition, Comprehensive Edition

Brenda Davis · Book Pub Co; Com edition
Format: Print book

Internationally acclaimed dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina specifically designed this fully referenced, comprehensive edition to meet the needs of health professionals, academic librarians, and curriculum developers as well as lay readers with a deep interest in nutrition.The...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible
Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical...
Read More check catalog