Back All Non-Fiction | October Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  All Non-Fiction  
The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.

Read More check catalog
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths....
Read More check catalog
The Party's Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat

Charlie Crist · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 352
Format: Book

Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida, spent years in the party's inner circle. In this no-holds-barred memoir, he shows why he switched sides and became a Democrat.After serving as a Republican governor - one who was on the short list for the vice presidency in 2008...
Read More check catalog
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

Natalie Goldberg · Shambala
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

The all-time best-selling writer's handbook turns thirty.

With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively. She offers suggestions, encouragement, and solid advice on many...
Read More check catalog
The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks

Ben Cohen · Custom House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and buoyant investigation into the existence (or not) of streaks, from a rising star at the Wall Street Journal.

For decades, statisticians, social scientists, psychologists, and economists (among them Nobel Prize winners) have spent massive amounts of precious...

Read More check catalog
Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

Mark Epstein · Penguin Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Renowned psychiatrist and author Dr. Mark Epstein presents a how-to guide rooted in two traditions, Buddhism and Western psychotherapy, devoted to maximizing the human potential for living a better life

Our ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as we work to be bigger,...
Read More check catalog
The Ear of the Heart: An Actress' Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows

Mother Dolores Hart · Ignatius Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Dolores Hart stunned Hollywood in 1963, when after ten highly successful feature films, she chose to enter a contemplative monastery. Now, fifty years later, Mother Dolores gives this fascinating account of her life, with co-author and life-long friend, Richard DeNeut.Dolores was a bright...
Read More check catalog
Frommer's Hawaii 2013

Jeanette Foster · Frommers; 8 edition
Format: Paperback

Full color throughout.Free full-color, foldout map.Completely updated every year.Each of our candid hotel reviews is based on a detailed personal inspection. You'll find lavish beachfront resorts, intimate rain-forest B&Bs, family-friendly condos, and much, much more. Our dining...
Read More check catalog
Riley Unlikely: With Simple Childlike Faith, Amazing Things Can Happen

Riley Banks Snyder · Zondervan
Pages: 151
Format: Print book

Riley Unlikely is the inspiring story of Riley Banks, who first traveled to Kenya at age 13, and has been back every year since bringing backpacks of school supplies and hygiene kits for young girls, developing relationships and friendships, and is currently, as a young millennial, raising...

Read More check catalog
Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times

Nancy F Koehn · Scribner
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From a brilliant historian at the Harvard Business School, here is a masterful, in-depth portrait of five extraordinary figures - Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson - that illuminates how great leaders are made in times of adversity...
Read More check catalog