Holiday Gifts Nonfiction 2013

Anderson, Susan B. Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out. Artisan, 2013.  Knit Toys: Magical Two-in-One Reversible Projects. 

 

Angelou, Maya. Mom & Me & Mom. Random House, c2013.

 

Barr, Luke. Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste. Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2013. In the winter of that year the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France.

 

Berg, A. Scott. Wilson. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2013.An entertaining account of our 28th president. Wilson, a lawyer who became an academic-a professor of history, political science, and law-then president of Princeton University, was elected New Jersey's governor in 1910. 

 

Boo, Katherine. Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Random House, c2012. A bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport.

 

Bryson, Bill.  One Summer: America 1927. Doubleday, 2013. Bryson examines closely the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. 

 

Burt, Stephen. Belmont: Poems.  Graywolf Press, 2013.

 

Dolin, Stacie. Book Art Studio Handbook: techniques and methods for binding books, creating albums, making boxes and more. Quarry Books, 2013.

 

Donovan, Tristan. Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World.  Chicago Review Press, 2013. 

 

Fainaru-Wada, Mark. League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth. NFL football has become the most popular – and most lucrative – sport in America, with an inexhaustible fleet of players that get bigger, faster, and stronger every year. Crown Archetype, 2013.

 

Gladwell, Malcolm. David and Goliath: underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants.  Little, Brown and Company, 2013.  Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed.

 

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. The Bully Pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the golden age of journalism. Simon & Schuster, 2013. 

 

Halperin, Mark  and John Heilemann.  Double Down: Game Change 2012. Penguin Press, 2013.  An account of the 2012 presidential election that draws on hundreds of insider interviews.

 

Huang, Jackie. Woolbuddies: 20 irresistibly simple needle felting projects. Chronicle Books LLC, c2013.

 

Johnson, George. Cancer chronicles: unlocking medicine's deepest mystery. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.   

 

Kinzer, Stephen.  The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and their secret world war. Time Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2013. 

 

Orr, Bobby. My Story. Putnam Adult, 2013. 

 

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Bunker Hill: a city, a siege, a revolution. Viking, c2013. 

 

Pollan, Michael. Cooked: a natural history of transformation. The Penguin Press, 2013. Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen.

 

Romney, Ann. Romney. Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes & Favorite Traditions. Shadow mountain, 2013.

 

Sotomayor, Sonia . My Beloved World. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. 

 

Stone, Curtis. What’s for Dinner: delicious recipes for a busy life.  Ballantine Books, 2013.  

 

Tyler, George. What Went Wrong: how the 1% hijacked the American middle class...and what other countries got right. BenBella Books, Inc., 2013. 

 

Wherle, Melissa. Metropolitan Knits: chic designs for urban style. Interweave Press, 2013.  

 

Yousafzai, Malala. I am Malala: the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban. Little, Brown, & Company, 2013. 

 

Zuckoff, Mitchell. Frozen in Time: an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II. Harper, c2013.