New Nonfiction – April 2014

Biography / Autobiography / Memoir
A Farm Dies Once a Year: A Memoir / Crawford, Arlo
Gandhi Before India / Guha, Ramachandra
Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything / Ehrenreich, Barbara
Lost and Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir / Gevisser, Mark
Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire / Bailey, Philip
Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel / Padgett, Jason
There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll / Robinson, Lisa
Updike / Begley, Adam
Year of No Sugar: A Memoir / Schaub, Eve

Business / Finance
Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance / Kay, Katty
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less / McKeown, Greg
Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time / McGowan, Bill

I Just Graduated … Now What? / Schwarzenegger, Katherine

Computers / Technology
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch / Dartnell, Lewis

Cooking / Food
Back Home with the Neelys / Neely, Pat
Brassicas: Cooking the World’s Healthiest Vegetables / Russell, Laura B.
Chopped Cookbook / Food Network Kitchens
Clean Eats: Over 200 Delicious Recipes / Junger, Alejandro
Done.: A Cook’s Guide to Knowing When Food is Perfectly Cooked / Peterson, James
Gale Gand’s Lunch! / Gand, Gale
Marc Forgione: Recipes and Stories / Forgione, Marc
Sweet Paul Eat and Make: Charming Recipes / Lowe, Paul
Superfood Smoothies / Morris, Julie

Crafts / Hobbies
Brick Wonders: Ancient, Modern, and Natural Wonders Made From Legos / Elsmore, Warren
Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting / Martingale
Project Kid: 100 Ingenious Crafts for Family Fun / Kingloff, Amanda

Family / Relationships
Kind Mama / Silverstone, Alicia
Marry Smart: Advice for Finding the One / Patton, Susan
Strong Mothers, Strong Sons / Meeker, Meg
You Are Not Special: … and Other Encouragements / McCullough, Jr. David

Fashion / Beauty
Braids, Buns, and Twists! / Butcher, Christina

Chasing the Rose: An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside / Di Robilant, Andrea

Health / Medical / Fitness
Autism Breakthrough / Kaufman, Raun K.
Brain Rules / Medina, John
Brain Rules for Baby / Medina, John
How to Be Vegan: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies / Castoria, Elizabeth
I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language / Denworth, Lydia
Love Sex Again: A Gynecologist Finally Fixes the Issues That Are Sabotaging Your Sex Life / Streicher, Lauren

50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple’s Extraordinary Rescue Mission Into the Heart of Nazi Germany / Pressman, Steven
Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance / Goldsmith, Martin
American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church / Beam, Alex
The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940 / Brown, Frederick
Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War / Vaill, Amanda
How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust / McMillan, Dan
Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914-1918 / Baxter, John
Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History / Figes, Orlando
Supreme Commander: MacArthur’s Triumph in Japan / Morris, Seymour Jr.
War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization / Morris, Ian
Why the Germans? Why the Jews? / Aly, Gotz

House / Home
Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles! / Sanclements, Michael

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Surveillance State / Greenwald, Glenn

Literature / Poetry
Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting / Powers, Kevin
The Moon Before Morning     –   Merwin, W. S.

Pets & Animals
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs / Grimm, David

Political Science
Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence / Carter, Jimmy
Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality / Becker, Jo
Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family, and Freedom / West, Allen
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution / Stevens, John Paul
Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better / Schuck, Peter

Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions / Gigerenzer, Gerd

How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide / Brown, Laura

Learning to Walk in the Dark / Taylor, Barbara Brown
Overwhelmed: Winning the War Against Worry / Noble, Perry
You Can Begin Again / Meyer, Joyce

Science / Nature
Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues / Blaser, Martin
Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA / Vallianatos, E. G.
The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis / Goetz, Thomas
Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants / Goodall, Jane
The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics / Susskind, Leonard
Window on Eternity: A Biologist’s Walk Through Gorongosa National Park / Wilson, Edward Osborne

It Ain’t Over . . . Till It’s Over: Reinventing Your Life—And Realizing Your Dreams—Anytime, at Any Age / Thomas, Marlo
This Book Was a Tree: Ideas, Adventures, and Inspiration for Rediscovering the Natural World / Cuff, Marcie Chambers

Social Science
The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny / McGraw, Peter

Sports / Recreation
The New Rules of Running / Vad, Vijay

Traveling with Your Pet / AAA Publishing

True Crime
Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy’s Three Mafias / Dickie, John

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