Back | October Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  All Non-Fiction  
Armageddon: What the Bible Really Says about the End

Bart D. Ehrman · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestselling Biblical scholar reveals why our popular understanding of the Apocalypse is all wrong - and why that matters. . You'll find nearly everything the Bible has to say about the end in the Book of Revelation: a mystifying prophecy filled with bizarre symbolism,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Above Ground

Clint Smith · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable poetry collection from Clint Smith, the #1 New York Times bestselling and National Book Critics Circle award-winning author of How the Word Is Passed.. Clint Smith's vibrant and compelling new collection traverses the vast emotional terrain of fatherhood, and explores how becoming...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Peking Express: The Bandits Who Stole a Train, Stunned the West, and Broke the Republic of China

James M Zimmerman · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling true story of train-robbing revolutionaries and passengers who got more than they paid for. In 1923 Shanghai, native and foreign travelers alike are enthralled by the establishment of a new railway line to distant Peking. With this new line comes the Peking Express, a luxurious...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Nine Black Robes: Inside the Supreme Court's Drive to the Right and Its Historic Consequences

Joan Biskupic · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

CNN Senior Supreme Court Analyst Joan Biskupic provides an urgent and inside look at the history-making era in the Supreme Court during the Trump and post-Trump years, from its seismic shift to the Right to its controversial decisions, including its reversal of Roe v. Wade, based on access...
Read More check catalog
 
 
You Could Make This Place Beautiful: A Memoir

Maggie Smith · Atria/One Signal Publishers
Format: Hardcover

"[Smith]...reminds you that you can...survive deep loss, sink into life's deep beauty, and constantly, constantly make yourself new." - Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author The bestselling poet and author of the "powerful" (People) and "luminous"...
Read More check catalog
 
 
True West: Sam Shepard's Life, Work, and Times

Robert Greenfield · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory biography of the world-famous playwright and actor Sam Shepard, whose work was matched by his equally dramatic life, including collaborations with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan as well as tumultuous relationships with Patti Smith, Joni Mitchell, and Jessica LangeTrue West:...
Read More check catalog
 
 
My Father's Brain: Life in the Shadow of Alzheimer's

Sandeep Jauhar · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

"These pages will be a blessing to families dealing with Alzheimer's. Sandeep Jauhar's prose is insightful, honest, and moving about a condition that most of us will inevitably encounter in our lifetimes." -- Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for StoneA deeply affecting...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Wisdom of Morrie: Living and Aging Creatively and Joyfully

Morrie Schwartz · Blackstone Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"Beautiful ... Those lucky enough to read this book will be inspired." --Deepak ChopraFrom the eponymous subject of the beloved classic Tuesdays with Morrie comes an insightful, poignant masterpiece on staying vibrant and connected for life.Who am I really? What have I done? What...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Remedies for Sorrow: An Extraordinary Child, a Secret Kept from Pregnant Women, and a Mother's Pursuit of the Truth

Megan Nix · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

This "compulsively readable memoir...brings to light an issue that has been too long ignored...An immensely important book" (Emily Oster, New York Times bestselling author of Cribsheet) .. A new classic memoir about a mother's fierce love for her exceptional child and her courageous...
Read More check catalog
 
 
You Will Find Your People: How to Make Meaningful Friendships as an Adult

Lane Moore · Abrams Image
Format: Hardcover

From Lane Moore, the critically acclaimed author of How to Be Alone, comes a searingly intimate, yet wildly funny exploration of the frustrating, messy, and, at times, deeply joyful experience of learning how to make meaningful friendships as an adult. Part memoir,...
Read More check catalog