Can’t Miss Nonfiction Titles

It’s time for your weekly round of new non fiction titles. These new titles are quite interesting and tell tales of the past and the future. Each novel is its own unique tale that deserves a spot on your TBR list.

1. ‘A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes’ by Eric Jay Dolin

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A Furious Sky is about how past hurricanes are affecting future hurricanes. The media tends to talk about hurricanes as a natural disater but there are more to hurricanes than what we are being told. Even with all the scientific knowledge in the world, it is still hard to know where and when a hurricane will strike. Eric Jay Dolin even references Benjamin Franklin and his discoveries, and goes on to reference other important times in American History that hurricanes have impacted. The main gist is, regardless of how bad hurricanes were in the past, the future is going to be a lot worse.

2. ‘Reganland: America’s Right Turn 1976-1980’ by Rick Perlstein

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Reganland is about former President Ronald Regan and how he lost the race to be the republican canidate in the 1976 election. It touches on his actual presidency despite how people were saying he was too washed up. Rick Perlstein compares the issues President Regan had to face then and how those issues are still very relevant today.

 

 

3. ‘Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in Tibetan Town’ by Barbara Demick

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Eat the Buddha is about the history of Tibetan and Chinese culture, told through the eyes of Barbara Demick’s Buddhist subjects. Her subjects include a princess, a schoolgirl, a moblile entrapunter and a nomad, who are each faced with the same issues. They’ve been taught the Buddhist teachings of nonviolence but if they join the Chinese they will have to fight. Should they embrace the Chinese or reject them?

4. ‘Talking Until Nightfall: Rembering Jewish Salonica 1941-44’ by Isaac Matarasso

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Talking Until Nightfall is about the Holocaust as told by a Jewish doctor, Issacc Matarasso, and his son, who escape imprisonment in the camps. He tells of how he had to witness these horrofic events and how he saw the survivors coming home after living through that devastation. Isaac uses this book to pay tribute to the living and the dead. His son also shares his own experience of how he viewed the events that took place. The Holocaust is the one time in history that will forever be in people’s hearts and this book tells those tales of loss and survival.

5. ‘Learn, Improve, Master: How to Develop Any Skill and Excel at It’ by Nick Valasquez

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Learn Improve Master teaches you how to master any skill you want to master. From cooking to art and even public speaking, you can master it just by following these steps. The steps have to do with science and strategies that are used by people all over the world, including world-class performers. You don’t need talent or a million hours to master the skill you want to master; you just need this book that will give you the tools to succeed.

 

 

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