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Be brave / His Holiness the Dalai Lama edited by Renuka Singh.

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-

Brown and Gay in LA: The Lives of Immigrant Sons

Ocampo, Anthony Christian, author.

Russia : myths and realities / Rodric Braithwaite.

Braithwaite, Rodric, 1932- author.

The story of Russia / Orlando Figes.

Figes, Orlando, author.

Stay true : a memoir / Hua Hsu.

Hsu, Hua, 1977- author.

One body : a retrospective / Catherine Simpson.

Simpson, Catherine (Fiction writer), author.

Making a scene / Constance Wu.

Wu, Constance, 1982- author.

Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.

Zamora, Javier, author.

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Book List: New Nonfiction – November 2022

Sachem Public Library

When McKinsey comes to town : the hidden influence of the world's most powerful consulting firm / Walt Bogdanich and Michael Forsythe.

When McKinsey comes to town : the hidden influence of the world's most powerful consulting firm / Walt Bogdanich and Michael Forsythe.

Papyrus : the invention of books in the ancient world / Irene Vallejo translated from the Spanish by Charlotte Whittle.

Papyrus : the invention of books in the ancient world / Irene Vallejo translated from the Spanish by Charlotte Whittle.

We never die : secrets of the afterlife / Matt Fraser.

We never die : secrets of the afterlife / Matt Fraser.

Visual thinking : the hidden gifts of people who think in pictures, patterns, and abstractions / Temple Grandin with Betsy Lerner.

Visual thinking : the hidden gifts of people who think in pictures, patterns, and abstractions / Temple Grandin with Betsy Lerner.

Be brave / His Holiness the Dalai Lama edited by Renuka Singh.

Be brave / His Holiness the Dalai Lama edited by Renuka Singh.

Sacred nature : restoring our ancient bond with the natural world / Karen Armstrong.

Sacred nature : restoring our ancient bond with the natural world / Karen Armstrong.

Life as told by a sapiens to a neanderthal / Juan Jose Millas & Juan Luis Arsuaga.

Life as told by a sapiens to a neanderthal / Juan Jose Millas & Juan Luis Arsuaga.

Hold the line : the insurrection and one cop's battle for America's soul / Michael Fanone and John Shiffman.

Hold the line : the insurrection and one cop's battle for America's soul / Michael Fanone and John Shiffman.

Nomads : the wanderers who shaped our world / Anthony Sattin with illustrations by Sylvie Franquet.

Nomads : the wanderers who shaped our world / Anthony Sattin with illustrations by Sylvie Franquet.

Shared sisterhood : how to take collective action for racial and gender equity at work / Dr. Tina Opie, Dr. Beth A. Livingston.

Shared sisterhood : how to take collective action for racial and gender equity at work / Dr. Tina Opie, Dr. Beth A. Livingston.

My people : five decades of writing about Black lives / Charlayne Hunter-Gault foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones.

My people : five decades of writing about Black lives / Charlayne Hunter-Gault foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones.

Killing the legends : the lethal danger of celebrity / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Killing the legends : the lethal danger of celebrity / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Good sex : transforming America through the new gender and sexual revolution / Catherine M. Roach, PhD.

Good sex : transforming America through the new gender and sexual revolution / Catherine M. Roach, PhD.

Romance redux : finding love in your later years / Laura Stassi.

Romance redux : finding love in your later years / Laura Stassi.

Brown and Gay in LA: The Lives of Immigrant Sons

Brown and Gay in LA: The Lives of Immigrant Sons

Feral city : on finding liberation in lockdown New York / Jeremiah Moss.

Feral city : on finding liberation in lockdown New York / Jeremiah Moss.

Raising them right : the untold story of America's ultraconservative youth movement and its plot for power / Kyle Spencer.

Raising them right : the untold story of America's ultraconservative youth movement and its plot for power / Kyle Spencer.

Burning down the house : how libertarian philosophy was corrupted by delusion and greed / Andrew Koppelman.

Burning down the house : how libertarian philosophy was corrupted by delusion and greed / Andrew Koppelman.

The persuaders : at the front lines of the fight for hearts, minds, and democracy / Anand Giridharadas.

The persuaders : at the front lines of the fight for hearts, minds, and democracy / Anand Giridharadas.

The return : Trump's big 2024 comeback / Dick Morris.

The return : Trump's big 2024 comeback / Dick Morris.

The shortest history of democracy : 4000 years of self-government-a retelling for our times / John Keane.

The shortest history of democracy : 4000 years of self-government-a retelling for our times / John Keane.

Waging a good war : a military history of the civil rights movement, 1954-1968 / Thomas E. Ricks.

Waging a good war : a military history of the civil rights movement, 1954-1968 / Thomas E. Ricks.

Black skinhead : reflections on Blackness and our political future / Brandi Collins-Dexter.

Black skinhead : reflections on Blackness and our political future / Brandi Collins-Dexter.

Weapons of mass delusion : when the Republican Party lost its mind / Robert Draper.

Weapons of mass delusion : when the Republican Party lost its mind / Robert Draper.

Thank you for your servitude : Donald Trump's Washington and the price of submission / Mark Leibovich.

Thank you for your servitude : Donald Trump's Washington and the price of submission / Mark Leibovich.

Chaotic neutral : how the Democrats lost their soul in the center / Ed Burmila.

Chaotic neutral : how the Democrats lost their soul in the center / Ed Burmila.

Wise gals : the spies who built the CIA and changed the future of espionage / by Nathalia Holt.

Wise gals : the spies who built the CIA and changed the future of espionage / by Nathalia Holt.

Chip war : the fight for the world's most critical technology / Chris Miller.

Chip war : the fight for the world's most critical technology / Chris Miller.

Homecoming / the path to prosperity in a post-global world / Rana Foroohar.

Homecoming / the path to prosperity in a post-global world / Rana Foroohar.

Saving Main Street : small business in the time of COVID-19 / Gary Rivlin.

Saving Main Street : small business in the time of COVID-19 / Gary Rivlin.

No choice : the destruction of Roe v. Wade and the fight to protect a fundamental American right / Becca Andrews.

No choice : the destruction of Roe v. Wade and the fight to protect a fundamental American right / Becca Andrews.

Barred : why the innocent can't get out of prison / Daniel S. Medwed.

Barred : why the innocent can't get out of prison / Daniel S. Medwed.

American sirens : the incredible story of the Black men who became America's first paramedics / Kevin Hazzard.

American sirens : the incredible story of the Black men who became America's first paramedics / Kevin Hazzard.

An inconvenient Apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity / Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen.

An inconvenient Apocalypse : environmental collapse, climate crisis, and the fate of humanity / Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen.

The big fix : 7 practical steps to save our planet / Hal Harvey and Justin Gillis with Mark Silberg and Amanda Myers.

The big fix : 7 practical steps to save our planet / Hal Harvey and Justin Gillis with Mark Silberg and Amanda Myers.

Hothouse Earth : an inhabitant's guide / Bill McGuire.

Hothouse Earth : an inhabitant's guide / Bill McGuire.

Nothing but the night : Leopold & Loeb and the truth behind the murder that rocked 1920s America / Greg King and Penny Wilson.

Nothing but the night : Leopold & Loeb and the truth behind the murder that rocked 1920s America / Greg King and Penny Wilson.

A lovely girl : the tragedy of Olga Duncan and the trial of one of California's most notorious killers / Deborah Holt Larkin.

A lovely girl : the tragedy of Olga Duncan and the trial of one of California's most notorious killers / Deborah Holt Larkin.

Blood & Ink : the scandalous jazz age double murder that hooked America on true crime / Joe Pompeo.

Blood & Ink : the scandalous jazz age double murder that hooked America on true crime / Joe Pompeo.

The ghosts that haunt me : memories of a homicide detective / Steve Ryan.

The ghosts that haunt me : memories of a homicide detective / Steve Ryan.

All that is wicked : a gilded-age story of murder and the race to decode the criminal mind / Kate Winkler Dawson.

All that is wicked : a gilded-age story of murder and the race to decode the criminal mind / Kate Winkler Dawson.

The other side of prospect : a story of violence, injustice, and the American city / Nicholas Dawidoff.

The other side of prospect : a story of violence, injustice, and the American city / Nicholas Dawidoff.

What's prison for? : punishment and rehabilitation in the age of mass incarceration / Bill Keller.

What's prison for? : punishment and rehabilitation in the age of mass incarceration / Bill Keller.

Making Americans : stories of historic struggles, new ideas, and inspiration in immigrant education / Jessica Lander.

Making Americans : stories of historic struggles, new ideas, and inspiration in immigrant education / Jessica Lander.

Watch and learn : how I turned Hollywood upside down with Netflix, Redbox, and Moviepass--lessons in disruption / Mitch Lowe.

Watch and learn : how I turned Hollywood upside down with Netflix, Redbox, and Moviepass--lessons in disruption / Mitch Lowe.

Fen, bog, & swamp : a short history of peatland destruction and its role in the climate crisis / Annie Proulx.

Fen, bog, & swamp : a short history of peatland destruction and its role in the climate crisis / Annie Proulx.

The modern bestiary : a curated collection of wondrous wildlife / Joanna Bagniewska with illustrations by Jennifer N. R. Smith.

The modern bestiary : a curated collection of wondrous wildlife / Joanna Bagniewska with illustrations by Jennifer N. R. Smith.

Nature's wild ideas : how the natural world is inspiring scientific innovation / Kristy Hamilton.

Nature's wild ideas : how the natural world is inspiring scientific innovation / Kristy Hamilton.

Accidental kindness : a doctor's notes on empathy / Michael Stein, M.D.

Accidental kindness : a doctor's notes on empathy / Michael Stein, M.D.

The great age reboot : cracking the longevity code for a younger tomorrow / Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Peter Linneman, Ph.D., Albert Ratner, with Ted Spiker.

The great age reboot : cracking the longevity code for a younger tomorrow / Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Peter Linneman, Ph.D., Albert Ratner, with Ted Spiker.

Breathless : the scientific race to defeat a deadly virus / Daniel Quammen.

Breathless : the scientific race to defeat a deadly virus / Daniel Quammen.

The book of phobias & manias : a history of obsession / Kate Summerscale.

The book of phobias & manias : a history of obsession / Kate Summerscale.

US Army combat engineer vehicles : 1980 to the present / Jeffrey DeRosa.

US Army combat engineer vehicles : 1980 to the present / Jeffrey DeRosa.

Crushed : how a changing climate is altering the way we drink / Brian Freedman.

Crushed : how a changing climate is altering the way we drink / Brian Freedman.

Nadiya's everyday baking : [from weeknight dinners to celebration cakes, let your oven do the work] / Nadiya Hussain photography by Chris Terry.

Nadiya's everyday baking : [from weeknight dinners to celebration cakes, let your oven do the work] / Nadiya Hussain photography by Chris Terry.

Food52 simply genius : recipes for beginners, busy cooks & curious people / Kristen Miglore photography by James Ransom illustrations by Eliana Rodgers.

Food52 simply genius : recipes for beginners, busy cooks & curious people / Kristen Miglore photography by James Ransom illustrations by Eliana Rodgers.

The Mediterranean dish : 120 bold and healthy recipes you'll make on repeat / Suzy Karadsheh with Susan Puckett photographs by Caitlin Bensel.

The Mediterranean dish : 120 bold and healthy recipes you'll make on repeat / Suzy Karadsheh with Susan Puckett photographs by Caitlin Bensel.

The brain-friendly workplace : why talented people quit and how to get them to stay / Friederike Fabritius, foreward by Scott Barry Kaufman.

The brain-friendly workplace : why talented people quit and how to get them to stay / Friederike Fabritius, foreward by Scott Barry Kaufman.

Up close and all in : life lessons from a Wall Street warrior / John Mack with Linda Kulman.

Up close and all in : life lessons from a Wall Street warrior / John Mack with Linda Kulman.

Dinner on Mars : the technologies that will feed the Red Planet and transform agriculture on Earth / Lenore newman and Evan D. G. Fraser.

Dinner on Mars : the technologies that will feed the Red Planet and transform agriculture on Earth / Lenore newman and Evan D. G. Fraser.

Evolutions in bread : artisan pan breads and Dutch-oven loaves at home / Ken Forkish photographs by Alan Weiner.

Evolutions in bread : artisan pan breads and Dutch-oven loaves at home / Ken Forkish photographs by Alan Weiner.

NYC storefronts : illustrations of the Big Apple's best-loved spots / Joel Holland words by David Dodge foreword by Nicolas Heller.

NYC storefronts : illustrations of the Big Apple's best-loved spots / Joel Holland words by David Dodge foreword by Nicolas Heller.

Christmas with Southern living.

Christmas with Southern living.

52 weeks of scarves : beautiful patterns for year-round knitting : shawls, wraps, collars, cowls / editors Jonna Hiryala, Sini Kramer and Pauliina Karru, concept & photography by Jonna Hietala and Sini Kramer.

52 weeks of scarves : beautiful patterns for year-round knitting : shawls, wraps, collars, cowls / editors Jonna Hiryala, Sini Kramer and Pauliina Karru, concept & photography by Jonna Hietala and Sini Kramer.

This is what it sounds like : what the music you love says about you / Susan Rogers and Ogi Ogas.

This is what it sounds like : what the music you love says about you / Susan Rogers and Ogi Ogas.

God only knows : the story of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the California myth / David Leaf.

God only knows : the story of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the California myth / David Leaf.

Me and Paul : untold tales of a fabled friendship / Willie Nelson, with David Ritz.

Me and Paul : untold tales of a fabled friendship / Willie Nelson, with David Ritz.

Dark carnivals : modern horror and the origins of American empire / W. Scott Poole.

Dark carnivals : modern horror and the origins of American empire / W. Scott Poole.

Muppets in Moscow : the unexpected crazy true story of making Sesame Street in Russia / Natasha Lance Rogoff.

Muppets in Moscow : the unexpected crazy true story of making Sesame Street in Russia / Natasha Lance Rogoff.

Literature and the new culture wars : triggers, cancel culture, and the teacher's dilemma / Deborah Appleman.

Literature and the new culture wars : triggers, cancel culture, and the teacher's dilemma / Deborah Appleman.

Victory is assured : uncollected writings of Stanley Crouch / Stanley Crouch edited by Glenn Mott introduction by Jelani Cobb afterward by Wynton Marsalis.

Victory is assured : uncollected writings of Stanley Crouch / Stanley Crouch edited by Glenn Mott introduction by Jelani Cobb afterward by Wynton Marsalis.

Still no word from you : notes in the margin / Peter Orner.

Still no word from you : notes in the margin / Peter Orner.

Abominations : selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction / Lionel Shriver.

Abominations : selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction / Lionel Shriver.

Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.

On every tide : the making and remaking of the Irish world / Sean Connolly.

On every tide : the making and remaking of the Irish world / Sean Connolly.

Bridge to the sun : the secret role of the Japanese Americans who fought in the Pacific in World War II / Bruce Henderson.

Bridge to the sun : the secret role of the Japanese Americans who fought in the Pacific in World War II / Bruce Henderson.

The escape artist : the man who broke out of Auschwitz to warn the world / Jonathan Freedland.

The escape artist : the man who broke out of Auschwitz to warn the world / Jonathan Freedland.

Half American : the epic story of African Americans fighting World War II at home and abroad / Matthew F. Delmont.

Half American : the epic story of African Americans fighting World War II at home and abroad / Matthew F. Delmont.

Russia : myths and realities / Rodric Braithwaite.

Russia : myths and realities / Rodric Braithwaite.

The story of Russia / Orlando Figes.

The story of Russia / Orlando Figes.

Cairo 1921 : ten days that made the Middle East / C. Brad Faught.

Cairo 1921 : ten days that made the Middle East / C. Brad Faught.

The abyss : nuclear crisis Cuba 1962 / Max Hastings.

The abyss : nuclear crisis Cuba 1962 / Max Hastings.

The long alliance : the imperfect union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama / Gabriel Debenedetti.

The long alliance : the imperfect union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama / Gabriel Debenedetti.

Unchecked : the untold story behind Congress's botched impeachments of Donald Trump / Rachael Bade & Karoun Demirjian.

Unchecked : the untold story behind Congress's botched impeachments of Donald Trump / Rachael Bade & Karoun Demirjian.

Savor : a chef's hunger for more / Fatima Ali with Tarajia Morrell foreword by Farezeh Durrani.

Savor : a chef's hunger for more / Fatima Ali with Tarajia Morrell foreword by Farezeh Durrani.

An American martyr in Persia : the epic life and tragic death of Howard Baskerville / Reza Aslan.

An American martyr in Persia : the epic life and tragic death of Howard Baskerville / Reza Aslan.

Home bound : an uprooted daughter's reflections on belonging / by Vanessa A. Bee.

Home bound : an uprooted daughter's reflections on belonging / by Vanessa A. Bee.

Departure stories : Betty Crocker made matzoh balls (and other lies) / Elisa Bernick.

Departure stories : Betty Crocker made matzoh balls (and other lies) / Elisa Bernick.

Down and out in paradise : the life of Anthony Bourdain / Charles Leerhsen.

Down and out in paradise : the life of Anthony Bourdain / Charles Leerhsen.

The forerunner : a story of pain and perseverance in America / Cori Bush.

The forerunner : a story of pain and perseverance in America / Cori Bush.

Faith, hope and carnage / Nick Cave, Seań O'Hagan.

Faith, hope and carnage / Nick Cave, Seań O'Hagan.

Agatha Christie : an elusive woman / Lucy Worsley.

Agatha Christie : an elusive woman / Lucy Worsley.

The evolution of Charles Darwin : the epic voyage of the Beagle that forever changed our view of life on Earth / Diana Preston.

The evolution of Charles Darwin : the epic voyage of the Beagle that forever changed our view of life on Earth / Diana Preston.

Captain of her soul : the life of Marion Davies / Lara Gabrielle.

Captain of her soul : the life of Marion Davies / Lara Gabrielle.

Wolf hustle : a Black woman on Wall Street / Cin Fabrae.

Wolf hustle : a Black woman on Wall Street / Cin Fabrae.

Everything I never dreamed : my life surviving and standing up to domestic violence / Ruth M. Glenn.

Everything I never dreamed : my life surviving and standing up to domestic violence / Ruth M. Glenn.

Is there bacon in heaven? : a memoir / Ali Hassan.

Is there bacon in heaven? : a memoir / Ali Hassan.

The family outing : a memoir / Jessi Hempel.

The family outing : a memoir / Jessi Hempel.

My travels with Mrs. Kennedy / Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin Hill.

My travels with Mrs. Kennedy / Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin Hill.

Stay true : a memoir / Hua Hsu.

Stay true : a memoir / Hua Hsu.

And there was light : Abraham Lincoln and the American struggle / Jon Meacham.

And there was light : Abraham Lincoln and the American struggle / Jon Meacham.

Waxing on : the karate kid and me / Ralph Macchio.

Waxing on : the karate kid and me / Ralph Macchio.

README.txt : a memoir / Chelsea Manning.

README.txt : a memoir / Chelsea Manning.

You've been chosen : thriving through the unexpected / Cynt Marshall.

You've been chosen : thriving through the unexpected / Cynt Marshall.

Bad vibes only : (and other things I bring to the table) : essays / Nora McInerny.

Bad vibes only : (and other things I bring to the table) : essays / Nora McInerny.

I've had to think up a way to survive : on trauma, persistence, and Dolly Parton / Lynn Melnick.

I've had to think up a way to survive : on trauma, persistence, and Dolly Parton / Lynn Melnick.

You should sit down for this : a memoir about wine, life and cookies / Tamera Mowry-Housley.

You should sit down for this : a memoir about wine, life and cookies / Tamera Mowry-Housley.

Life in every breath : Ester Blenda : reporter, adventurer, pioneer / Fatima Bremmer translated by Gloria Nneoma Onwuneme.

Life in every breath : Ester Blenda : reporter, adventurer, pioneer / Fatima Bremmer translated by Gloria Nneoma Onwuneme.

Jersey breaks : becoming an American poet / Robert Pinsky.

Jersey breaks : becoming an American poet / Robert Pinsky.

Madly, deeply : the diaries of Alan Rickman / edited by Alan Taylor.

Madly, deeply : the diaries of Alan Rickman / edited by Alan Taylor.

Vacuuming in the nude : and other ways to get attention / Peggy Rowe foreword by Mike Rowe.

Vacuuming in the nude : and other ways to get attention / Peggy Rowe foreword by Mike Rowe.

When they tell you to be good : a memoir / Prince Shakur.

When they tell you to be good : a memoir / Prince Shakur.

Boldly go : reflections on a life of awe and wonder / William Shatner with Joshua Brandon.

Boldly go : reflections on a life of awe and wonder / William Shatner with Joshua Brandon.

One body : a retrospective / Catherine Simpson.

One body : a retrospective / Catherine Simpson.

David Smith : the art and life of a transformational sculptor / Michael Brenson.

David Smith : the art and life of a transformational sculptor / Michael Brenson.

Confidence man : the making of Donald Trump and the breaking of America / Maggie Haberman.

Confidence man : the making of Donald Trump and the breaking of America / Maggie Haberman.

Year of the tiger : an activist's life / Alice Wong.

Year of the tiger : an activist's life / Alice Wong.

Making a scene / Constance Wu.

Making a scene / Constance Wu.

Uncultured : a memoir / Daniella Mestyanek Young with Brandi Larsen.

Uncultured : a memoir / Daniella Mestyanek Young with Brandi Larsen.

Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.

Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.

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