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#Non-fiction:  2021

  1. AI  SuperpowersKai-Fu Lee – Excellent!  5 star
  2. Society 4.0B. de WitReview
  3. How Fascism WorksJason StanleyREVIEW
  4. Kill SwitchAdam JentlesonREVIEW
  5. Pure White and Deadly – J.YudiknREVIEW
  6. A Promised LandBarack Obama  REVIEW
  7. The Jakarta MethodVincent Bevins  REVIEW 
  8. The Dead Are ArisingLes PayneREVIEW
  9. How to Make a Slave and Other Essays  – Jerald Walker    REVIEW
  10. Dying of WhitenessJonathan Metzl   REVIEW
  11. The Origins of TotalitarianismHannah Arendt  REVIEW
  12. Talking To My Country – Stan Grant REVIEW
  13. Wayward Lives – Saidiya Hartman (criticism) REVIEW
  14. Rembrandt and the Female Nude – E. Sluijter REVIEW
  15. Classical Art: From Greece to Rome – M. Beard REVIEW
  16. Has China Won? – K. Muhbubani REVIEW
  17. Gulag Archipelago vol 1 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn REVIEW
  18. Henri Matisse: Rooms with a View – S. Neilsen Blum REVIEW
  19. Bloodlands – T. Snyder –  REVIEW
  20. The Betrayal – W. R. Corson (1968) REVIEW
  21. Entangled Life – M. Sheldrake REVIEW (NF)

Literature:

  1. Essayism – Brian Dillon – Review
  2. Nolan on Bradbury – W.F. Nolan – 2013  READ
  3. The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 – J. Shapiro  2015  READ

#ReadIreland

  1. The Spaces of Irish Drama – H. Lojek   READ
  2. The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir – Samantha Power – 2019 READ
  3. The Irish Writer and the World – Declan Kiberd  (2001)   READ

#AusReadingMonth2020

  1. Hazelwood – T. Doig – #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov 2020
  2. We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know – Sophie McNeill#AusReadingMonth2020
  3. Fallen – Lucie Morris-Marr#AusReadingMonth2020
  4. Comrade Ambassador – S. FitzGerald #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov 2020
  5. City On Fire: The Fight For Hong KongA. Dapiran #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov
  6. The Altar Boys – S. Smith #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov 2020
  7. Penny Wong – M. Simons #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov 2020
  8. After the Count – Stephanie Convery #AusReadingMonth2020  #NonFicNov

Memoir:

  1. My Vanishing Country – B. Sellers (2020) – Review
  2. Sightlines – K. Jamie – READ
  3. Surrender – Joanna Pocock (2019) – READ
  4. Heavy – Kiese Laymon – Review

Essays:

  1. The Fire This Time – editor Jesmyn Ward – 2016 – Review
  2. Critics, Monsters and Fanatics – C. Ozick – Review
  3. Just Us – C. Rankine – Review
  4. We Live for the We – D. McClain – Review

Biography:

  1. Thomas Aquinas: A Portrait – Denys Turner – 2013 READ
  2. The Churchill Factor – Boris Johnson  – READ
  3. Master of the Senate – R. Caro – READ
  4. Saul Steinberg: A Portrait – D. Bair – Review
  5. Penny Wong – M. Simons #AusReadingMonth2020 – #NonficNov 2020

History

  1. The Influence of George Soros – Emily Tamkin – Review
  2. Tears We Cannot Stop – M. Dyson – Review
  3. The Accidental President – A.J. Baime – Review
  4. Democracy In Black – E. S. Glaude jr. – Review
  5. How To Be An Anti-rascist – I.X. Kendi – Review
  6. The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander – Review
  7. Between the World and MeTa-Nehisi Coates – Review
  8. Brown is The New White – Steve Phillips – Review
  9. Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief – M. Feeney – 2004  READ
  10. Unmaking of the Presidency – S. Hennessey, B.Wittes  READ
  11. From Russia with Blood – Heidi Blake (2019)  READ
  12. Hit List:  Mysterious Deaths Witnesses JFK Assassination  (2013) READ
  13. JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died – J.W. Douglass –  READ
  14. Mary’s Mosaic: CIA Conspiracy to Murder JFK, Mary Meyer– P. Janney READ
  15. The Secret Team: CIA and Allies  – L. Fletcher Prouty (1972) – READ

Economics/Politics:

  1. The Room Where It Happened – John Bolton – Review
  2. Too Much and Never Enough – Mary Trump – Review
  3. White Too Long – Robert P. Jones – Review
  4. Donald Trump v. The United States – M. Schmidt – Review
  5. Compromised – Peter Strozk – Review
  6. The China Model Daniel Bell – Review
  7. Front Row at the Trump Show – J. Karl – Review
  8. A Warning – Anonymous 2019 – Review

Science

  1. The Best Australian Science Writing 2017  M. Sleazak, E. Johnston
  2. Cosmic Chronicles: A user’s guide to the universe Fred Watson
  3. Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore Elizabeth Rush
  4. The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder – Sean McFate
  5. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future – David Wallace-Wells
  6. Good Reasons for Bad Feelings –  Randolph Nesse
  7. Wild sea: a history of the southern ocean – J. McCann   READ

#Non-fiction 2019

Non-fiction  2019

Memoirs/personal essays

  1. A Woman’s Experiences in the Great War – L. Mack
  2. Thick – Tessie Cottom
  3. Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger  – F. Wright
  4. Can You Tolerate This? – A. Young –>   #HiddenGem  most recommended
  5. A Time of Gifts – Patrick Leigh Fermor
  6. The First Casualty – Peter Greste
  7. We Can Make a Life – C. Henry
  8. Le Lambeau – P. Lançon
  9. Aunts Up the Cross – R. Dalton
  10. Memoir: J McGahern
  11. Everywhere I LookH. Garner
  12. The Thinking Woman – J. van Loon
  13. Boys Will Be Boys – Clementine Ford
  14. Nine Lives: Postwar Women Writers S. Sheriden
  15. True Stories – Helen Garner

Biography:

  1. In Extremis: War Correspondent Marie Colvin – L. Hilsum
  2. Sisters In Law (S. Day ‘O Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsberg) – L. Hirshman
  3. Pulitzer – J. McGrath Morris
  4. The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke – J.C. Stewart
  5. No Friend but the Mountains – B. Boochani
  6. Teacher – G. Stroud
  7. Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom – D. Blight
  8. Fouché – E. de Waresquiel
  9. Je suis fou de toi – D. Bona (Jeanne Voilier and lover poet Paul Valéry)
  10. Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook – J. Kent
  11. James Tiptree, jr. The Double Life Alice Sheldon – J. Phillips
  12. Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing – Ashleigh Wilson

Theatre

  1. Twenty-First Century American Playwrights – C. Bigsby
  2. 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write – S. Ruhl
  3. August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle: 13 critical essays – editor S. Shannon

Health

  1. All-Day Fat Burning Diet – Y. Elkaim (…I lost weight!)

History

  1. Deep Time Dreaming – B. Griffiths
  2. Age of Eisenhower – W. Hitchcock
  3. The Mueller Report – R. Mueller
  4. The Art of Time Travel – T. Griffiths
  5. Stamped From the Beginning – I.X. Kendi
  6. The History of the Church – Eusebius
  7. The Twelve Caesars – Suetonius
  8. The Billion Dollar Spy – D. Hoffman
  9. America’s War for the Greater Middle East A. Bacevich
  10. These Truths – Jill Lepore
  11. Ghosts of the Tsunami R. L. Parry
  12. Sea People – C. Thompson   NSW General History Award 2019
  13. Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin – Dr. Fiona Hill
  14. Blowout – Rachel Maddow

Social History

  1. Evicted: Poverty and Profit – M. Desmond
  2. The Rich Brew: How Cafés Created Modern Jewish Culture – S. Pinsker
  3. The Coddling of the American Mind – G. Lukianoff, J. Haidt –>   #MustRead  #Eye-opener!!

Literature

  1. Writers on Writers: Patrick White – Christos Tsiolkas
  2. Poemcrazy – S. Wooldridge
  3. On Poetry – Glyn Maxwell
  4. The British Short Story – A. Maunder
  5. The Cambridge Introduction to The American Short Story – M. Scofield
  6. Moby-Dick as Philosophy – M. Anderson
  7. Alice in Space: The Sideways Victorian World of Lewis Carroll – G. Beer
  8. Literary Brian Friel Companion – M. Snodgrass
  9. Essay: From Monaghan to the Grand Canal ( Dublin) – S. Heaney 
  10. The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe – S. Peeples

Indigenous (Aboriginal, Indonesian)

  1. The Tall Man – Chloe Hooper
  2. Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia – editor Anita Heiss
  3. Indonesia etc: Exploring the Improbable Nation – E. Pisani
  4. Not Just Black and WhiteLesley and Tammy Williams

True Crime

  1. The Arsonist – C. Hooper
  2. Trace: who killed Maria James?
  3. The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island C. Hooper

Science

    1. The Best Australian Science Writing 2018 – editor J. Pickre
    2. Dr Space Junk vs Universe: Archaeology the Future – A. Gorman #AUSReadingMonth

Art:

  1. The American Dream: American Realism 1945-2001

#Non-fiction 2018

 

Non-fiction  2018

  1. Seamus Heaney – H. Vendler – READ  (7 essays) – READ  (biography)
  2. The Path to Power – R. Caro (LBJ) – READ
  3. Means of Ascent – R. Caro (LBJ) – READ
  4. The Hidden Life of Trees –  P. Wohlleben – READ
  5. Wild Kingdom – S. Moss – READ
  6. Psychanalyse de Victor Hugo –   C. Baudouin – READ
  7. Art Chrétien / Art Sacré – Isabelle Saint-Martin – READ  L’ Art France 19th-20th C
  8. (difficult read…too many quotes art historians….not much  analysis!)
  9. Victor Hugo,  vol 1   Avant l’exile – J. Hovasse – READ (1159 pg)  (biography)
  10. River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze – P.  Hessler – READ
  11. Border – K. Kassabova – READ
  12. Mapping Irish Theatre – C. Morash/S. Richards – READ
  13. Tracker -A. Wright – READ
  14. Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds – P. Paquet – READ (biography)
  15. Quicksilver – N. Rothwell – READ  (6 essays)
  16. Best Words, Best Order: Essays on Poetry (16 essays) – READ
  17. A Writing Life Helen Garner and Her Work – B. Brennan – READ  (biography)
  18. Blood in the Water – H. Thompson – READ
  19. Feeling the Heat – J. Chandler – READ
  20. Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays in Hunger – F. Wright – READING
  21. The Trauma Cleaner – S. Krasnostein – READ (biography)
  22. Locking Up Our Own – J. Forman jr. – READ
  23. Joan: The Remarkable Life of Joan Leigh Fermor – S. Fenwick – READ (biography)
  24. The Butchering Art – L. Fitzharris – READ
  25. Wounds – F. Keane – READ
  26. Kitchen Sink Realisms – D. Chansky – READ
  27. Her Father’s Daughter – A. Pung  – READ
  28. Saga Land – R. Fidler and K. Gislason – READ
  29. Brit(ish) – A. Hirsch – READ
  30. Essays: The Australian Face (editor C. Menzies-Pike) – READ (17 essays)
  31. How To Get There – M. Mackellar – READ (memoir)
  32. Deep South – P. Theroux – READ
  33. A Very Expensive Poison – L. Harding – READ
  34. Why Horror Seduces – M. Clasen – READ
  35. Islander: Journey Around Our Archipelago – P. Barkham (NF) – READ
  36. From the Edge: Australia’s Lost Histories – M. McKenna (NF) – READ
  37. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich – W. Shirer – READ
  38. Berthe Morisot – D. Bona ( biography) – READ (french edition) – (biography)
  39. Chateaubriand – Jean-Claude Berchet – READ (french edition) – (biography)
  40. Letters From a Stoic – Seneca – READ
  41. The Revolutionary Road – L. Pryce – READ (Iran)
  42. Darkness Visible – W. Styron – READ (memoir/essay)
  43. Our Man in Charleston – C. Dickey – READ
  44. A Spy Named Orphan – R. Philipps – READ  (biography)
  45. Hawthorne – Henry James – READ (essay/biography)  176 pages
  46. The Pillow Book – Sei Shonagon – READ
  47. A Vindication of the Rights of Women – M. Wollstonecraft – READ
  48. A Kim Jong-IL Production – Fischer, P. – READ
  49. The Enigmatic Mr. Deakin – J. Brett – READ #AWW2018  (biography)
  50. Atomic Thunder – E. Tynan – READ #AWW2018
  51. The Life of Johnson – T. Boswell – READ #Classic – (biography)
  52. Maupassant – F. Martinez – READ (biography)
  53. Just Enough Liebling – J. Liebling – READ
  54. James Wright: A Life in Poetry – J. Blunk – READ  (biography)
  55. An Ordinary Day – Leigh Sales  – READ  #AWW2018
  56. Looking for Lorraine – I. Perry – READ (biography)
  57. Nobel Streven  – F. van Oostrom – READ    WINNER!  #LibrisPrijs2018  Dutch history
  58. De Sigarenfabriek van Isay RottenbergH/S Rottenberg – READ  Dutch History
  59. Thorbecke Wil Het – R. Aerts – READwinner Prinsjesboekenprijs  (best political book)
  60. Adieu Montaigne – J. Delacomptée – READ  ( 50%…gave up, read why!)
  61. Pulitzer – J. McGrath Morris (biography) – READ  #NonFicNov
  62. Christ Stopped at Eboli – C. Levi – READ  #NonFicNov
  63. Evicted: Poverty and Profit – M. Desmond – READ  #NonFicNov
  64. The Best Australian Science Writing 2018 – editor J. Pickrell – READ  #NonFicNov
  65. Moby-Dick as Philosophy – M. Anderson – READ
  66. The History of the Church – Eusebius – READ
  67. Alice in Space – G. Beer (literary criticism)  – READ
  68. In Extremis: War Correspondent Marie Colvin – L. Hilsum – READ  #TBRnovember2018
  69. Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia – Editor Anita Heiss – READ  #AWW2018
  70. Indonesia etc. – E. Pisani – READ  #WorldFromMyArmchair
  71. The Tall Man – Chloe Hooper – READ #AWW2018  2009 Queensland Premier’s Literary Prize
  72. Sisters In Law – L. Hirshman (S. Day O’Connor/Ruth Bader Ginsberg) – READ
  73. The Rich Brew – S. Pinsker – READ

Week 5: (Nov. 26 to 30) – New to My TBR (Katie @ Doing Dewey): It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book

  1. Here is my list of YOUR books….that I want to read (TBR).
  2. It’s important to read outside of your experience,
  3. …outside of your time,
  4. …outside of your comfort zones.
  5. That is the most important take-away   2018 #NonFicNov!
  1. I’ve sifted through 73 posts and
  2. always found 2 books I’d like...
  3. …be it about:
  4. theatre, mental health, race, parenting and play, politics
  5. …memoir, foodie, travel, basic income, health issues, women’s rights
  6. …US First ladies, true crime (…not my comfort zone!)
  7. …essayism, perfect storms, tsunami’s, or inspirational books
  8. …like Educated, Tools of the Titans, In praise of Slow,
  9. …Daring Greatly
  10. …Living alone and Liking it and
  11. …C. Strayed’s Wild.

 

  • Thanks  to the readers for sharing your best non-fiction!
  • Thanks to hosts…
  1. Sarah at Sarah’s Book Shelves
  2. Katie at Doing Dewey
  3. Kim at Sophisticated Dorkiness,
  4. Julz at Julz Reads,
  5. Rennie at What’s Nonfiction
  6. #NonFicNov

Jade@ReadingWithJade

  1. Silence: In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge
  2. One Woman Walks Wales by Ursula Martin

Kazan @AlwaysDoing

  1. Command and Contorl – E. Schlosser
  2. The Clothing of Books – J. Lahiri

Angela @LiteraryWanderer

  1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry – N. deGrasse Tyson
  2. In Harms Way – D. Stanton

Kate @BooksAreMyFavoriteAndBest

  1. Eggshell Skull – Bri Lee
  2. My Salinger Year – J. Rakhoff

Julie @JulzReads

  1. Hell is S Green – Lt. W. Diebold
  2. The Unexpected Truth About Animals – L. Cooke

Allison @MindJoggle

  1. Prairie Fires – C. Fraser
  2. Unbroken – L. Hillenbrand

Rachel @Hibernator’sLibrary

  1. Killers of the Moon Flower – D. Grann
  2. Them – B. Sasse

Sue @WhisperingGums

  1. House of Grief – H. Garner
  2. Isaac’s Storm – E. Larson

Cathy @746Books

  1. The Empty Space – P.  Brook
  2. What is Theatre? – E. Bentley

Helen @SheReadsNovels

  1. A Tudor Christmas – A. Weir
  2. The Plantagenets – D. Jones

Debbie Rogers@ExUrbanis

  1. In Pursuit of  Memory – J. Jebelli
  2. The Paper Garden – M. Peacock

Emma @WordsAndPeace

  1. Democracy in Chains – N. MacLean
  2. Fear – B. Woodward

Tina @ TbrEtc

  1. Between the World and MeTa-Nehisi Coates
  2. I‘d Rather Be Reading – A. Bogel

Katherine @TheWriterlyReader

  1. NeuroTribes – S. Silberman
  2. Thunderstruck – E. Larson

Deb Nance @Readerbuzz

  1. Leonardo da Vinci – W. Isaacson
  2. The Nine: Inside the Secret World of The Supreme Court – J. Toobin

Ellie @CuriosityKilledTheBookworm

  1. The Idiot Brain – D. Burnett
  2. Born a Crime – T. Noah

Raidergirl3 @AnAdventureInReading

  1. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark – M. McNamara
  2. The Ghost Map – S. Johnson

Reese @Typings

  1. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass – F. Douglass
  2. Essayism – B. Dillon

Rory @LiteraryMixtape

  1. Fire Season – P. Connors
  2. John Muir and the Ice That Started a fire

Margaret @BooksPlease

  1. Painting as a Pastime – W. Churchill
  2. Why We Sleep – M. Walker

Tara @Running ‘n’ Reading

  1. The Line Becomes a River – F. Cantú
  2. Educated – T. Westover

Brona @Brona’sBooks

  1. Ghosts of the Tsunami – R. Parry
  2. The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire – C. Hooper

Iliana @Bookgirl’s Nightstand

  1. How to Travel Without Seeing:  Dispatches New Latin America – A. Neuman/J.Lawrence
  2. Code Girls – L. Mundy

Sarah @Sarah’s Bookshelves

  1. I Am. I Am, I Am – M. O’Farrell
  2. Red Notice – B. Browder

Tina says @BooksAreMyThing

  1. The Newcomers – H. Thorpe
  2. Shoe Dog – P. Knight

Louise @AStrongBeliefInWicker

  1. The Art of Frugal Hedonism – A. Raser-Rowland
  2. The Art of Living Alone and Loving It – J. Mathews

Susie @NovelVisits

  1. From the Corner of the Oval – B. Dorey-Stein
  2. Forty Autumns – N. Willner

Rennie @What’sNonfiction?

  1. The Library Book – S. Orlean
  2. Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen – L. Colwin

Andi @Estellasrevenge

  1. We Were Eight Years in Power – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  2. Eloquent Rage – B. Cooper

Paula @BookJotter

  1. Why Do  Birds Suddenly Disappear – L. Parikian
  2. Suffragette: The Battle for Equality – D. Roberts

Michael @InexhaustibleInvitations

  1. Hunger – R. Gay
  2. Hope in the Dark – R. Solnit

Nikimags @SecretLibraryBlog

  1. The Light in the Dark – H. Clare
  2. If They Only Didn’t Speak English – J. Sopel

Valorie Grace Hailinan @BooksCanSaveALife

  1. Great Tide Rising – K. Moore
  2. The Wilderness Warrior – D. Brinkley

Stacey @UnrulyReader

  1. Heating Cooling: 52 Micro Memoirs – B. Fennelly
  2. We’re Going to Need More Wine – G. Union

Maphead @Maphead’sBookblog

  1. Playing With Fire – L. O’ Donnell
  2. When They Come for Us We’ll be Gone – G. Beckerman

Melissa @I’dRatherBeAtPemberley

  1. War on Peace – Ronan Farrow
  2. So You Want to Talk About Race – I. Olou

B.I.P @BuriedInPrint

  1. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus – C. Mann
  2. Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World’s Most Seductive Sweet – C Off

Dana @LittleLovelyBooks

  1. Sons and Soldiers – B. Henderson
  2. Never Caught – E. Dunbar

Lou @LouLouReads

  1. The Vaccine Race – M. Wadman
  2. The Radium Girls – K. Moore

JoAnn @LakesideMusing

  1. Waking Up White – D. Irving
  2. White Fragility – R. DiAngelo

Kelly @StackedBooks

  1. All You Can Ever Know – N. Chung
  2. A Dream Called Home – R. Grande

Eva @ThePaperbackPrincess

  1. The Blood of Emmett Till – T. Tyson
  2. Shrewed – E. Renzetti

Kay @WhatMeRead

  1. The Last White Rose – D. Seward
  2. (posted only 1 book)

Karen @BookerTalk

  1. Do No Harm – H. Marsh
  2. The Wicked Boy – K. Summerscale

Carrie @Other WomensStories

  1. Betty Ford – L. McCubbin
  2. Upstairs at the White House – J.B. West

Jean @HowlingFrog

  1. Danubia – S. Winder
  2. Meeting the Remarkable Manuscripts – C. de Hamel

Brandy @ReadingBeyond

  1. Factfulness – Hans Rosling
  2. Destiny of the Republic – C. Millard

Melissa @MelissaFirman

  1. When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing – D. Pink
  2. On Writing: A. Memoir of the Craft – S. King

Heather @BasedOnATrueStory

  1. Have Dog Will Travel – S. Kuusisto
  2. The New Farm – B. Preston

Amanda @GunInActOne

  1. A Higher Loyalty – James Comey
  2. Killing Pablo – M. Bowden

O @QuaintAndCuriousVolumes

  1. Virginia Woolf – M. Whitworth
  2. The Letters of Vriginia Woolf vol 1

Rita @BookishRita

  1. Eating Animals – J. Foer
  2. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Y. Harari

Katie @DoingDewey

  1. Black Ink – S. Stokes
  2. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicone Valley Startup – J. Carreyrou

Sue @BookByBook

  1. H is for Hawk – H. MacDonald
  2. Happiness is a Choice You Make – J. LeLand

Dee @Dee’sBookblog

  1. The Sun Does Shine – A. Hinton
  2. Bloodsworth – T. Junkin

Lisa @ANZLitLovers

  1. Letting Go – C. Corke
  2. 1947: When Now Begins – E. Åsbrink

Lance @SportsBookGuy

  1. I could not find a #NonFicNov post
  2. ….just a few of his sportbook reviews (..ho…hum)

Jaymi @OrangeCountyReaders

  1. Behind Enemy Lines – M. Cohn
  2. Ghost in the Wires – K. Mitnick

Sharlene @RealLifeReading

  1. The Diary of a Bookseller – S. Bythell
  2. (I read her other books!)

Beth @Bibliobeth

  1. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers – M. Roach
  2. Mapping the Mind – R. Carter

MaryR @BibliographicManifestations

  1. Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell – D. Yaffe
  2. Soul Food: The Suprising Story of Ameican Cuisine – A. Miller

Cathy @WhatCathyReadNext

  1. Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink – A. McCarten
  2. Memory-Hold-The-Door – J. Buchan

Heather @Gofita’sPages

  1. These Truths: A History of the US (chunkster!) – Jill Lepore
  2. The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote – E. Weiss

Juliana @The[Blank]Garden

  1. A Secret Sisterhood – E. Midorikawa
  2. These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath – G. Crowther

Molly @SilverButtonBooks

  1. Grit – A. Duckworth
  2. 1000 Books to read Before You Die (2018) – J. Mustich

Lynn @Smoke&Mirrors

  1. The New Jim Crow – M. Alexander
  2. The Boys in the Boat – D.J. Brown

Hannah @TheCozyReadingNook

  1. Bringing Up Bébé – P. Druckerman
  2. Play: how it shapes the Brain – S. Brown jr.

Rebecca @BookishBeck

  1. The Book of Separation – T. Mirvis
  2. Memories of a Catholic Childhood – M. McCarthy

Katheleen @SMS NonfictionBookReviews

  1. There’s a Boy in Here – J. Barron
  2. Making Peace with Autism – S. Senator

Lory @TheEmeraldCity

  1. I Don’t Want to Talk About It – T. Real
  2. Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales – M. von Franz

Joli @LiteraryQuicksand

  1. Educated – T. Westover
  2. (posted only 1 book)

Kim @SophisticatedDorkiness

  1. Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama – D. Pfeiffer
  2. West Wingers – G. Raghavan

Vera @UnfilteredTales

  1. Tools of Titans – T. Ferris
  2. Daring Greatly – B. Brown#

#Non-fiction 2017

Non-fiction:  2017

  1. Badinter, E. – Le pouvoir au féminin
  2. Milligan, L. – Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell
  3. Bautman, E. – The Possessed
  4. Mac Cormaic, R. – The Supreme Court
  5. Zapruder, M. – Why Poetry?
  6. Tóibin, C. – On Elizabeth Bishop
  7. Brodsky, J. – On Grief and Reason
  8. White, H.   Essay: Without America: Australia in the New Asia
  9. Scott-Mobley, J. – Female Bodies on the American Stage
  10. Barry, B. – Georgiana Molloy: The Mind That Shines
  11. Canetti, E. – The Voices of Marrakesh
  12. Du Bois, W.E.B. – Of Our Spiritual Striving
  13. Mahood, K. – Position Doubtful
  14. Franklin, R. – Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life
  15. Eltchanihoff, M. –  Dans la tête de Marine Le Pen
  16. Fosse, J. –  An Angle Walks Through the Stage
  17. Galbraith, J.K. – The Great Crash, 1929 – READ…interesting!
  18. Veil, S. – Un Vie
  19. Greenwald, G. – No Place to  Hide – READ….”eye-opener”
  20. Trumpington, J. – Coming Up Trumps: A Memoir
  21. Hegarty, N. – The Story of Ireland
  22. White, E.B. – Collection of Essays
  23. Hochschild, A. – Strangers in their own Land – READ…very interesting!
  24. Brands, H.W. – The General and the President
  25. Tye, Larry – Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon 
  26. Jablonka, I. – Laëtitia
  27. Sophocles’ ‘Oepidus The King: a Reader’s Guide – S. Sheehan
  28. Jones, L. – Foxes Unearthed – READ…interesting!
  29. Kaplan, G. – Bird Minds – READ…very good Australian non-fiction
  30. Peraino, K. – A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman and Birth of Modern China
  31. Brown, E. – The Bloody Mary Book
  32. Lee, L. – Village Christmas – READ….quaint
  33. Massimino, M. – Spaceman
  34. Levingston, S. – Kennedy and King 
  35. Lamb, K. – Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather
  36. Massie, R. –  Catherine the Great
  37. McCoole, S. – Easter Widows
  38. Ogien, R. – My Thousand and One Nights
  39. Prescott, T. – Neil Gaiman in the 21st Century
  40. Rebanks, J. – The Shepherd’s Life
  41. Katz, Yaakov – Weapon Wizards
  42. Robinson, M. – The Death of Adam – READ…..bah!
  43. Verdier, F. – Passagère du Silence
  44. Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – Dear Ijeawele
  45. Sayarer, J. Interstate – READ
  46. Lewis-Stempel, J. – The Running Hare
  47. Sinha, M. – The Slave’s Cause – READ….very academic
  48. Wood, L. – Walking the Nile
  49. Shestokas, D. – Constitutional Sound Bites – READ…informative
  50. Williamson, G. – The Best Australian Essays 2016
  51. White, R.C. – American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
  52. Briant, L. – Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism
  53. Lahr, J. – Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh: Tennessee Williams
  54. White, R.C. – American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
  55. Tuchman, B. – A Distant Mirror – READ…interesting
  56. Viner, K. – How Technology Disrupted The Truth – READ …interesting essay
  57. De Tocqueville, A. – Democracy in America – READ…classic!
  58. Plutarch – Plutarch’s Lives
  59. Paxton, R. – The Anatomy of Fascism 
  60. Meade, M. – Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This
  61. Paine, T. – Common Sense
  62. Leovy, J. – Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
  63. Plato – The Republic
  64. Yong, E. – I Contain Multitudes
  65. Madigan, K. – Medieval Christianity: A New History
  66. Sands, P. – East West Street 
  67. Vinciguerra, T. – Cast of Characters
  68. McLennan, C. – Salt Water
  69. Butterss, P. – The Life and Work of C.J. Dennis
  70. Taylor, R. – Into the Heart of Tasmania
  71. Ormsby, E. – Silk Road
  72. Pao, E. – Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change
  73. Citron, D.K. – Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
  74. Gaiman, N. – Norse Mythology