Nonfiction Books from Random House Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2011


1493 by Charles C. Mann
by Charles C. Mann
1861 by Adam Goodheart
by Adam Goodheart
ARRIVAL CITY by Doug Saunders
by Doug Saunders
THE BEAUTY AND THE SORROW by Peter Englund
by Peter Englund
BENTO'S SKETCHBOOK by John Berger
by John Berger

BLOOD, BONES, AND BUTTER by Gabrielle Hamilton
by Gabrielle Hamilton
BLUE NIGHTS by Joan Didion
by Joan Didion
THE DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC by Candice Millard
by Candice Millard
THE ECSTASY OF INFLUENCE by Jonathan Lethem
by Jonathan Lethem

FOUNDING GARDENERS by Andrea Wulf
by Andrea Wulf
IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erik Larson
by Erik Larson
HEARTS TOUCHED BY FIRE by Harold Holzer
by Harold Holzer
THE HONORED DEAD by Joseph Braude
by Joseph Braude
INFERNO by Max Hastings
by Max Hastings

THE SOCIAL ANIMAL by David Brooks
by David Brooks
AN UNQUENCHABLE THIRST by Mary Johnson
by Mary Johnson