November 25, 2014

Nonfiction November: New to My TBR

This week Katie of Doing Dewey is hosting the weekly discussion topic.  Here it is:

New to my TBR: It's been a week 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!


So many recommendations added in the first week alone!  The whole month?  Forget it.  TBR EXPLOSION.

Here is what you guys TOTALLY FORCED upon me this week.  You book pushers, you.  :P

Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living by Paul Collins and Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir thanks to JulzReads.

Reading in the Wild by Donalyn Miller thanks to Bookmammal.

Things I Learned from Dying by David R. Dow thanks to Regular Rumination.

Devotion and Defiance: My Fight for Justice for Women by Humaira Awais Shahid and Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman thanks to Based on a True Story

Warrior Women: An Archaeologist's Search for History's Hidden Heroines by Jeannine Davis-Kimball, Pilgrim's Wilderness by Tom Kizzia, and Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke thanks to eclectic/eccentric. (Wonder Woman also thanks to Savvy Working Gal)

The New Religious Intolerance by Martha C. Nussbaum thanks to Amy Reads.

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt thanks to River City Reading.

Mao's Great Famine by Frank Dikotter thanks to The Relentless Reader.

Without You There is No Us by Suki Kim thanks to Readers' Oasis.

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson thanks to The Relentless Reader.

In the Land of Invented Languages by Arika Orkrent and Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: The Amazing Adventure of Translation by David Bellos thanks to Regular Ruminations.

Jay's Journals of Anomalies by Ricky Jay thanks to eclectic/eccentric.

And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts, The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee, and Medical Apartheid: The Dark History on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington, all thanks to Based on a True Story

Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick, and The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang thanks to My Book Strings.

The Penguin Book of Witches by Katherine Howe, thanks to Confessions of a Book Hoarder.

I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids by Jen Kirkman thanks to River City Reading.

Thanks to things mean a lot I've added One Day I Will Write About This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina.

Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward was already on my TBR but I totally forgot about it until Olduvai Reads' post.

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