Kirkus Reviews

Best 2015 Nonfiction for Politically Engaged Readers


OUR KIDS by Robert D. Putnam
Simon & Schuster / March 10th, 2015 / 978-1-4767-6989-9
THE DOGS ARE EATING THEM NOW by Graeme Smith
Counterpoint / Jan. 13th, 2015 / 978-1619024793
THE DEVIL'S CHESSBOARD by David Talbot
Harper/HarperCollins / Oct. 13th, 2015 / 978-0-06-227616-2
THE MAKING OF ASIAN AMERICA by Erika Lee
Simon & Schuster / Sept. 1st, 2015 / 978-1-4767-3940-3
BLUE by Joe Domanick
Simon & Schuster / Aug. 11th, 2015 / 978-1-4516-4107-3
EMPIRE OF FEAR by Andrew Hosken
Oneworld Publications / Sept. 15th, 2015 / 978-1-78074-806-1
HOW WE LIVE NOW by Bella DePaulo
Beyond Words/Atria / Aug. 25th, 2015 / 978-1-58270-479-1
GHETTOSIDE by Jill Leovy
Spiegel & Grau / Jan. 27th, 2015 / 978-0385529983
GIVE US THE BALLOT by Ari Berman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Aug. 4th, 2015 / 978-0-374-15827-9
KATRINA by Gary Rivlin
Simon & Schuster / Aug. 11th, 2015 / 978-1-4516-9222-8
THE AGE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Columbia Univ. / March 10th, 2015 / 978-0-231-17314-8
OBJECTIVE TROY by Scott Shane
Tim Duggan Books/Crown / Sept. 15th, 2015 / 978-0-8041-4029-4
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Spiegel & Grau / July 8th, 2015 / 978-0-8129-9354-7
BLACK FLAGS by Joby Warrick
Doubleday / Sept. 29th, 2015 / 978-0-385-53821-3