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Review: Nonfiction book ponders appeal of 'The Graduate'
Review: Nonfiction book ponders appeal of 'The Graduate'The title of Beverly Gray's insightful look back at 1967's "The Graduate" is a bit misleading -- Mrs. Robinson seduced young Benjamin Braddock, not the generation that identified with his anxieties about the future and dreamed of joining him in rejecting ...read more
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain
Published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:27:00 GMT
The best books to give and get: Nonfiction picks of 2017
The best books to give and get: Nonfiction picks of 2017A selection of The Thread's favorite nonfiction of 2017. Courtesy of publishers This week, The Thread is sharing some of our favorite books of the year. Below are our nonfiction picks of 2017. Tell us your favorite books of the year @TheThreadMPR.read more
Source: Minnesota Public Radio News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Best Nonfiction Of 2017
Best Nonfiction Of 2017"A linguistically dexterous, eloquently satisfying narrative debut.” A noted young poet unexpectedly boomerangs back into her parents' home and transforms the return into a richly textured story of an unconventional family and life. Read full book review.read more
Source: HuffPost
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:33:00 GMT
Ursula K. Le Guin's Voice Rings Out In New Nonfiction Collection
Ursula K. Le Guin's Voice Rings Out In New Nonfiction CollectionUrsula K. Le Guin's mastery of fiction has remained so consistent throughout her decades-long career, it's easy to overlook her accomplishments in other forms. Sure, she's the author of iconic, award-winning science fiction novels such as 1969's The Left ...read more
Source: WUWM
Published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:31:00 GMT
Year's top nonfiction book picks from Times-News staff
Year's top nonfiction book picks from Times-News staffErie Times-News staff members love to read almost as much as they love to write. These seven titles were among the best nonfiction books we found this year. For the sports fan "Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work," by Michael MacCambridge (University of ...read more
Source: Goerie
Published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:22:00 GMT
The Depressing Reality of Nonfiction Christmas Movies
The Depressing Reality of Nonfiction Christmas MoviesWelcome to Alt-Christmas, our week of articles dedicated to movies that we like to watch this time of year, especially if we’re not entirely in the spirit of the season. There’s nothing drearier than death, destruction, and destitution during the ...read more
Source: Film School Rejects
Published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:01:00 GMT
The year in review: When Trump and tech dystopia nonfiction took over
The year in review: When Trump and tech dystopia nonfiction took overSpoiler alert, the biggest trend in books during 2017 was U.S. President Donald Trump. There were books on who and what predicted Trump; books rushed to publication to analyze the rise of Trump and the early days of his presidency; books whose marketing ...read more
Source: National Post
Published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:17:00 GMT
The 20 Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
The 20 Best Nonfiction Books of 2017We’re excited to share our top picks for the best nonfiction books of 2017! From Patricia Lockwood’s rollicking memoir to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ moving essay collection, these books prove to be both entertaining and challenging reads. And while these are ...read more
Source: Paste Magazine
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The 100 best nonfiction books: No 97 – The First Folio by William Shakespeare (1623)
The 100 best nonfiction books: No 97 – The First Folio by William Shakespeare (1623)In 1612, a contemporary of Shakespeare’s, the playwright Thomas Heywood, published An Apology for Actors, in which he expressed a patriotic sentiment about the English language, boastful at the time, which now seems unexceptional: Our English tongue ...read more
Source: The Guardian
Published on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:44:00 GMT
Our Favorite Nonfiction Books Of 2017
Our Favorite Nonfiction Books Of 2017If there’s one thing I hate, it’s a list, and yet here we are at the end of the year, and it’s that time to make lists and think back on what the best (aka our favorite) things were, and celebrate them. Which, well, when I think about it that way ...read more
Source: NYLON
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:08:00 GMT