Wendy Davis, Dana Goldstein, Steven Pinker, Terry Pratchett, Tavis Smiley | Barbara’s Nonfiction Picks, Sept. 2014, Pt. 5

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Davis, Wendy. Untitled Memoir. Blue Rider. Sept. 2014. 272p. ISBN 9780399170577. $27.95. MEMOIR/POLITICS A women’s rights heroine for her nearly 11-hour filibuster to block a bill that aimed to close all but five abortion clinics in Texas, Texas state senator Wendy Davis is equally famed for being a single mom who eventually got herself into […]

Slanted Disclosure: The Politics of Political Books | Wyatt’s World

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Dishy, pointed, and studied takes on all aspects of the U.S. political fray.

Best Sellers: Politics-Law, August 22, 2013

November 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Barbara’s Picks, Nov. 2013, Pt. 3: Nonfiction from Auster, Bloom, Brotton, Gardiner, Halperin/Heilemann, Klima, & Robb

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Auster, Paul. Report from the Interior. Holt. Nov. 2013. 352p. ISBN 9780805098570. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780805098594. CD: Macmillan Audio. MEMOIR At 63, celebrated novelist Auster wrote an account of his body and of physical sensation generally that was published last year as Winter Journal. In this work he charts the life of the mind, particularly […]

Best Sellers: Politics–Law, December 20, 2012

January 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Barbara’s Picks, Apr. 2013, Pt. 2: Rachel Kushner’s New Novel, Edna O’Brien’s Memoir

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Kimberling, Brian. Snapper. Pantheon. Apr. 2013. 224p. ISBN 9780307908056. $24.95; eISBN 9780307908063. LITERARY FICTION When a publicist tells me that a book is punch-in-the-gut affecting and that she wants to scream it from the rooftops, I do sit up and listen. Now I’m a convert. The topic might seem improbable—Nathan Lochmueller is a bird researcher […]

Reference Reviews, September 15, 2012

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Reviews of Historical Dictionary of the Beat Movement, Presidential Campaigns, and Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor.

Reference Reviews, June 15, 2012

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Reference Reviews, June 15, 2012

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 6, 2012

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Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 6, 2012

Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 4: Brunson, Danza, and Leman Have Something To Teach

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Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 4: Brunson, Danza, and Leman Have Something To Teach

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