Carol's Favorite Non-Fiction

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals By Oliver Burkeman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374159122
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 10th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Provocative and appealing . . . well worth your extremely limited time." —Barbara Spindel, The Wall Street Journal

The average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks.


Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life By Christie Tate Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982154615
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 27th, 2020

A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK AND INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Often hilarious and ultimately very touching.” —People

“Have you ever read a book that made you want to hug the author?” —Reese Witherspoon

“This unrestrained memoir is a transporting experience and one of the mo


A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith By Timothy Egan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225251
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Published: Penguin Books - June 16th, 2020

Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of Christianity


H Is for Hawk By Helen MacDonald Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124739
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year
One of Slate's 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Last 25 Years


Educated: A Memoir By Tara Westover Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why By Laurence Gonzales Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393353716
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 10th, 2017

"Unique among survival books…stunning…enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading." —Denver Post


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail By Cheryl Strayed Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307476074
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.


Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany By Bill Buford Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400034475
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Published: Vintage - June 26th, 2007

The book that helped define a genre: Heat is a beloved culinary classic, an adventure in the kitchen and into Italian cuisine, by Bill Buford, author of Dirt


The Gastronomical Me By M. F. K. Fisher Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780865473928
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Published: North Point Press - October 10th, 1989

In 1929, a newly married M.F.K. Fisher said goodbye to a milquetoast American culinary upbringing and sailed with her husband to Dijon, where she tasted real French cooking for the first time. The Gastronomical Me is a chronicle of her passionate embrace of a whole new way of eating, drinking, and celebrating the senses.


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood By Trevor Noah Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than one million copies sold! A “brilliant” (Lupita Nyong’o, Time), “poignant” (Entertainment Weekly), “soul-nourishing” (USA Today) memoir about coming of age during the twilight of apartheid