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The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
4.12
In Inconvenient Indian King takes an immensely complicated topic and distills it into something that's accessible, and not only that, he also makes it ...more
Sep 05, 2014
Aug 31, 2014
 
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country
3.40
My latest foray into nonfiction is Charlotte Gray’s fantastic Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master, and the Trial that Shocked a Country. On the surface, ...more
Nov 02, 2014
Oct 28, 2014
 
The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
3.95
I don't usually read a whole heck of a lot of non-fiction; however, I mediate the non-fiction book club at work, so I've necessarily had to branch out ...more
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
 
Orange Is the New Black
3.67

I moderate the nonfiction book club at the library where I work. I'm not much of a nonfiction reader, so at times this is a challenging task for me, e
...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder
3.43
3.5 Stars

Interesting way to revisit Poe's life. I enjoyed how the author brought the biographical thread of Poe's life into an unsolved crime. I woul
...more
Feb 02, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Lakeland
3.48
Liked the Canadian perspective; there's a lot to think about here. While the info is good, I just didn't find this a gripping read. The style was a li ...more
May 05, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.01
More like 2.5 stars. Started out strong, lost momentum with an over abundance of studies, and concluded with a bang.
Oct 2014
Sep 24, 2014
 
Sharks and People: Exploring Our Relationship with the Most Feared Fish in the Sea
4.55
Great snap shot overview of a number of environment issues surrounding sharks. But the highlight to this book is it's beautiful photography.
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
 
The Atlas of New Librarianship
3.92
None
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Jul 17, 2013
 
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
3.58
None
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Jun 10, 2012
 
Everything I Know About Love I Learned from Romance Novels
3.62
None
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 03, 2012
 
The Secret Lives of Codebreakers: The Men and Women Who Cracked the Enigma Code at Bletchley Park
3.62
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Jan 02, 2013
Dec 09, 2012
 
Steampunk: An Illustrated History of Fantastical Fiction, Fanciful Film and Other Victorian Visions
3.62
None
Jan 05, 2013
Jan 01, 2013
 
Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck?
3.35
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Feb 26, 2013
Feb 03, 2013
 
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
4.12
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Apr 27, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
 
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
3.96
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May 30, 2013
May 22, 2013
 
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
3.86
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Jul 02, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
 
London Under
3.39
None
Apr 05, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season
4.22
None
Aug 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
Finding George Orwell in Burma
3.89
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Jul 21, 2011
 
Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure
3.51
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Nov 03, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
 
Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
4.03
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Nov 27, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
 
The End of Your Life Book Club
3.81
None
Jan 05, 2014
Dec 31, 2013
 
Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly
2.22
None
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
3.95
None
Sep 08, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
 
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
3.75
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Aug 18, 2011
Aug 15, 2011
 
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
3.94
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May 31, 2014
May 26, 2014
 
The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting
2.94
None
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Wolf: The German Raider That Terrorized the Southern Seas During World War I in an Epic Voyage of Destruction and Gallantry
3.98
None
Aug 08, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
 
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
3.35
None
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
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