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Best Nonfiction Collections of 2018

  • NONFICTION

    THE WORLD-ENDING FIRE

    MAY 8, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE WORLD-ENDING FIRE

by Wendell Berry ; edited by Paul Kingsnorth

A great place to start for those who are not familiar with Berry’s work; for those who are, it will be a nostalgic stroll... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DAEMON VOICES

    SEPT. 18, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

DAEMON VOICES

by Philip Pullman edited by Simon Mason

A collection of pieces infused with abundant wisdom, provocative notions, and illuminating insights. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LETTERS FROM MAX

    SEPT. 11, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    THE LETTERS OF SYLVIA PLATH VOLUME 2

    OCT. 30, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    PROVOCATIONS

    OCT. 9, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

PROVOCATIONS

by Camille Paglia

Your mileage, as they say, may vary where this shrewd cultural historian—and shallow contemporary observer—is concerned.... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE ANNOTATED MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT

    NOV. 6, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE ANNOTATED MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT

by Ulysses S. Grant ; edited by Elizabeth D. Samet

This is the edition that serious students of the Civil War, and Grant’s role in it, will want. Indispensable. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CALL THEM BY THEIR TRUE NAMES

    SEPT. 4, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

CALL THEM BY THEIR TRUE NAMES

by Rebecca Solnit

Solnit is careful with her words (she always is) but never so much that she mutes the infuriated spirit that drives these... Full review >

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