Nonfiction Book Reviews (page 4)

Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"A thorough, incisive account of the changing moral landscape of business."
A chief executive reconsiders the relationship between a corporation's success and its commitment to social responsibility. Read full book review >
THE YANKEE WAY by Troy  Tyson
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"A cautionary, sometimes-insightful perspective that urges Americans to look back at what made their nation strong, with an eye toward a positive future."
Tyson presents a debut examination of the traits that he says have helped the United States to grow and prosper. Read full book review >

TWO MINUS ONE by Kathryn  Taylor
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Truthful, dignified, and pragmatic writing."
A woman chronicles a painful divorce in this debut memoir. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"An honest, compassionate look at what it takes to care for some of America's most vulnerable citizens."
A veteran nurse practitioner reflects on her time working in a clinic for elderly, low-income patients in this debut memoir. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 5, 2018

"A remarkably incisive history and a wonderfully relevant contribution to an ongoing debate."
A detailed history of community development financial institutions and the overall effort to provide capital to the economically disenfranchised. Read full book review >

Released: Nov. 5, 2018

"A short but comprehensive inspirational handbook that helps cancer patients focus on their emotional well-being."
The latest from McDonough (8 Steps to Getting Real with Cancer, 2016) charts what she calls "a simple path for a complicated journey," aiming a series of insights and observations squarely at people undergoing cancer treatment. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 2018

"A collection of anecdotes in the classic sense: happenings meant to thrill and entertain."
A debut memoir recounts an assortment of personal tales. Read full book review >
CARIBOU RAINFOREST by David  Moskowitz
Released: Nov. 1, 2018

"A fine coffee-table tome about a rich and threatened ecosystem."
A remnant group of elusive caribou in the Rocky Mountains embody the plight of a wilderness under siege in this lavishly illustrated eco-study. Read full book review >
THEME AND VARIATIONS by Carl  Ellenberger
Released: Oct. 31, 2018

"Illuminating thoughts on the medical and emotional benefits of music."
A retired, flute-playing neurologist discusses music as therapy and communication. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 30, 2018

"A deftly written, exceedingly thorough, and highly informative business guide."
An entrepreneur/investor delivers a solid approach to business ownership. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 30, 2018

"A rigorous and lucid contribution to the literature on contemporary marketing theory."
A detailed strategy focuses on making a business efficiently responsive to customers. Read full book review >
THE WHITE MOTH  by Camilla   Calhoun
Released: Oct. 28, 2018

"A captivating story about Italian culture, tradition, and long-lasting family connections."
A debut memoir by an American woman who relocated to Tuscany in the 1970s, which also acts as a biography of her Italian in-laws. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >