Staff Picks & New This Month

Nonfiction for the New Year

If you’re looking to feed your mind in the New Year, we recommend these new thought-provoking non-fiction titles for the inquisitive reader.

Black Artists in America: From the Great Depression to Civil Rights by Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins
Dark and Magical Places: The Neuroscience of Navigation by Christopher Kemp
Seven Games: A Human History by Oliver Roeder
Grief: A Philosphical Guide by Michael Cholbi
Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino
Endless Endless: A Lo-Fi History of the Elephant 6 Mystery by Adam Clair
Architects of an American Landscape: Henry Hobson Richardson, Frederick Law Olmsted, and the Reimagining of America’s Public and Private Spaces by Hugh Howard
Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking by Leonard Mlodinow
You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays by Zora Neale Hurston

New in January

What to look for on our shelves this month:

Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades    
Maid by Nita Prose   
Always Remember Your Name: A True Story of Family and Survival in Auschwitz by Andra and Tatiana Bucci    
Final Case by David Guterson    
The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan    
The Fifties: An Underground History by James R Gaines    
Making Numbers Count: The Art and Science of Communicating Numbers by Chip Heath and Karla Starr    
Violeta by Isabel Allende    
The Torqued Man by Peter Mann    
Notes on an Execution by Danya Kukafka    
Seasonal Work: Stories by Laura Lippman    
How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu    
Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez    
Such a Pretty Smile by Kristi DeMeester    
Devil House by John Darnielle    
Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi 
To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara    
Dark and Magical Places: The Neuroscience of Navigation by Christopher Kemp    
Seven Games: A Human History by Oliver Roeder    
Endless Endless: A Lo-Fi History of the Elephant 6 Mystery by Adam Clair
Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino