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Ted Kennedy : a life / John A. Farrell.

Farrell, John A. (John Aloysius), author.

Inciting joy : essays / Ross Gay.

Gay, Ross, 1974- author.

Uphill : a memoir / Jemele Hill.

Hill, Jemele, 1975- author.

The realigners / Timothy Shenk.

Shenk, Timothy, 1985- author.

Chuck Berry : an American life / RJ Smith.

Smith, R. J., 1959- author.

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Book List: New Nonfiction – December 2022

Sachem Public Library

Seriously good chili cookbook : 177 of the best recipes in the world / by New York Times best-selling author, Brian Baumgartner foreword by Oscar Nuñez.

Seriously good chili cookbook : 177 of the best recipes in the world / by New York Times best-selling author, Brian Baumgartner foreword by Oscar Nuñez.

How to be a founder : how entrepreneurs can identify, fund and launch their best ideas / Alice Bentinck, Matt Clifford foreword by Reid Hoffman.

How to be a founder : how entrepreneurs can identify, fund and launch their best ideas / Alice Bentinck, Matt Clifford foreword by Reid Hoffman.

The cookie bible / Rose Levy Beranbaum photography by Matthew Septimus.

The cookie bible / Rose Levy Beranbaum photography by Matthew Septimus.

Control freak : my epic adventure making video games / Cliff Bleszinski.

Control freak : my epic adventure making video games / Cliff Bleszinski.

Revenge : Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors / Tom Bower.

Revenge : Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors / Tom Bower.

Stuff they don't want you to know / Ben Bowlin with Matthew Frederick and Noel Brown.

Stuff they don't want you to know / Ben Bowlin with Matthew Frederick and Noel Brown.

The last campaign : Sherman, Geronimo, and the War for America / H. W. Brands.

The last campaign : Sherman, Geronimo, and the War for America / H. W. Brands.

Our America : a photographic history / Ken Burns with Susanna Steisel, Brian Lee, and David Blistein.

Our America : a photographic history / Ken Burns with Susanna Steisel, Brian Lee, and David Blistein.

A more just future : psychological tools for reckoning with our past and driving social change / Dolly Chugh.

A more just future : psychological tools for reckoning with our past and driving social change / Dolly Chugh.

The commanders : the leadership journeys of George Patton, Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel / Lloyd Clark.

The commanders : the leadership journeys of George Patton, Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel / Lloyd Clark.

Mastering hand building : techniques, tips, and tricks for slabs, coils, and more / Sunshine Cobb foreword by Andrea Gill.

Mastering hand building : techniques, tips, and tricks for slabs, coils, and more / Sunshine Cobb foreword by Andrea Gill.

Cheap land Colorado : off-gridders at America's edge / Ted Conover.

Cheap land Colorado : off-gridders at America's edge / Ted Conover.

In the mouth of the wolf : a murder, a cover-up, and the true cost of silencing the press / Katherine Corcoran.

In the mouth of the wolf : a murder, a cover-up, and the true cost of silencing the press / Katherine Corcoran.

Plant coach : the beginner's guide to caring for plants and the planet / Nick Cutsumpas.

Plant coach : the beginner's guide to caring for plants and the planet / Nick Cutsumpas.

Egypt's golden couple : when Akhenaten and Nefertiti were Gods on Earth / John Coleman Darnell, Colleen Darnell.

Egypt's golden couple : when Akhenaten and Nefertiti were Gods on Earth / John Coleman Darnell, Colleen Darnell.

Dying of politeness / Geena Davis.

Dying of politeness / Geena Davis.

The fiscal feminist : a financial wake-up call for women / Kimberlee Davis.

The fiscal feminist : a financial wake-up call for women / Kimberlee Davis.

Vigilance : the life of William Still, Father of the Underground Railroad / Andrew K. Diemer.

Vigilance : the life of William Still, Father of the Underground Railroad / Andrew K. Diemer.

The simply happy cookbook : nothing complicated-everything delicious! 100-plus recipes to take the stress out of cooking / Steve and Kathy Doocy.

The simply happy cookbook : nothing complicated-everything delicious! 100-plus recipes to take the stress out of cooking / Steve and Kathy Doocy.

1942 : Winston Churchill and Britain's darkest hour / Taylor Downing.

1942 : Winston Churchill and Britain's darkest hour / Taylor Downing.

The last hill : the epic story of a ranger battalion and the battle that defined WWII / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

The last hill : the epic story of a ranger battalion and the battle that defined WWII / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

The ransomware hunting team : a band of misfits' improbable crusade to save the world from cybercrime / Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden.

The ransomware hunting team : a band of misfits' improbable crusade to save the world from cybercrime / Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden.

The miracle of salt : recipes and techniques to preserve, ferment, and transform your food / Naomi Duguid.

The miracle of salt : recipes and techniques to preserve, ferment, and transform your food / Naomi Duguid.

Nero : matricide, music, and murder in imperial Rome / Anthony Everitt and Roddy Ashworth.

Nero : matricide, music, and murder in imperial Rome / Anthony Everitt and Roddy Ashworth.

Ted Kennedy : a life / John A. Farrell.

Ted Kennedy : a life / John A. Farrell.

Beyond the wand : the magic and mayhem of growing up a wizard / Tom Felton.

Beyond the wand : the magic and mayhem of growing up a wizard / Tom Felton.

Sundays with Sophie : Flay family recipes for any day of the week / Bobby Flay with Emily Timberlake and inspiration from Sophie Flay photographs by Ed Anderson.

Sundays with Sophie : Flay family recipes for any day of the week / Bobby Flay with Emily Timberlake and inspiration from Sophie Flay photographs by Ed Anderson.

The White wall : how big finance bankrupts Black America / Emily Flitter.

The White wall : how big finance bankrupts Black America / Emily Flitter.

The art of knitting hats : 30 easy-to-follow patterns to create your own colorwork masterpieces / Courtney Flynn.

The art of knitting hats : 30 easy-to-follow patterns to create your own colorwork masterpieces / Courtney Flynn.

Against the wind : Edward Kennedy and the rise of conservatism / Neal Gabler.

Against the wind : Edward Kennedy and the rise of conservatism / Neal Gabler.

Go-to dinners : make ahead, freeze ahead, prep ahead, easy assembled / Ina Garten photographs by Quentin Bacon.

Go-to dinners : make ahead, freeze ahead, prep ahead, easy assembled / Ina Garten photographs by Quentin Bacon.

The ruin of all witches : life and death in the New World / Malcolm Gaskill.

The ruin of all witches : life and death in the New World / Malcolm Gaskill.

First generation : recipes from my Taiwanese-American home / Frankie Gaw.

First generation : recipes from my Taiwanese-American home / Frankie Gaw.

Inciting joy : essays / Ross Gay.

Inciting joy : essays / Ross Gay.

Sheet pan sweets : simple, streamlined dessert recipes / Molly Gilbert photographs by Dana Gallagher

Sheet pan sweets : simple, streamlined dessert recipes / Molly Gilbert photographs by Dana Gallagher

Off the deep end : Jerry and Becki Falwell and the collapse of an evangelical dynasty / Giancarlo Granda with Mark Ebner.

Off the deep end : Jerry and Becki Falwell and the collapse of an evangelical dynasty / Giancarlo Granda with Mark Ebner.

Black Power kitchen / Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao, and Lester Walker, with Osayi Endolyn foreword by Dr. Jessica B. Harris photography by Nayquan Shuler and Joshua Woods.

Black Power kitchen / Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao, and Lester Walker, with Osayi Endolyn foreword by Dr. Jessica B. Harris photography by Nayquan Shuler and Joshua Woods.

The Grimkes : the legacy of slavery in an American family / Kerri K. Greenidge.

The Grimkes : the legacy of slavery in an American family / Kerri K. Greenidge.

Weaving sundown in a scarlet light : fifty poems for fifty years / Joy Harjo.

Weaving sundown in a scarlet light : fifty poems for fifty years / Joy Harjo.

What is my plant telling me? : an illustrated guide to houseplants and how to keep them alive / Emily L. Hay Hinsdale illustrations by Loni Harris.

What is my plant telling me? : an illustrated guide to houseplants and how to keep them alive / Emily L. Hay Hinsdale illustrations by Loni Harris.

Somewhere sisters : a story of adoption, identity, and the meaning of family / Erika Hayasaki.

Somewhere sisters : a story of adoption, identity, and the meaning of family / Erika Hayasaki.

Waypoints : my Scottish journey / Sam Heughan.

Waypoints : my Scottish journey / Sam Heughan.

Brave hearted : the women of the American West 1836-1880 / Katie Hickman.

Brave hearted : the women of the American West 1836-1880 / Katie Hickman.

Uphill : a memoir / Jemele Hill.

Uphill : a memoir / Jemele Hill.

American midnight : the Great War, a violent peace, and democracy's forgotten crisis / Adam Hochschild.

American midnight : the Great War, a violent peace, and democracy's forgotten crisis / Adam Hochschild.

Mr. B : George Balanchine's 20th century / Jennifer Homans.

Mr. B : George Balanchine's 20th century / Jennifer Homans.

The rebel and the kingdom : the true story of the secret mission to overthrow the North Korean regime / Bradley Hope.

The rebel and the kingdom : the true story of the secret mission to overthrow the North Korean regime / Bradley Hope.

Preppy kitchen : recipes for seasonal dishes and simple pleasures / John Kanell with Rachel Holtzman photographs by David Malosh with additional photographs by John Kanell and John Gruen.

Preppy kitchen : recipes for seasonal dishes and simple pleasures / John Kanell with Rachel Holtzman photographs by David Malosh with additional photographs by John Kanell and John Gruen.

Our red book : intimate histories of periods, growing & changing / gathered by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff.

Our red book : intimate histories of periods, growing & changing / gathered by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff.

Chinese-ish : home cooking, not quite authentic, 100% delicious / Rosheen Kaul, Joanna Hu photographs by Armelle Habib.

Chinese-ish : home cooking, not quite authentic, 100% delicious / Rosheen Kaul, Joanna Hu photographs by Armelle Habib.

Grace : President Obama and ten days in the battle for America / Cody Keenan, Chief White House speechwriter.

Grace : President Obama and ten days in the battle for America / Cody Keenan, Chief White House speechwriter.

The grandest stage : a history of the World Series / Tyler Kepner.

The grandest stage : a history of the World Series / Tyler Kepner.

Bravo company : an Afghanistan deployment and its aftermath / Ben Kesling.

Bravo company : an Afghanistan deployment and its aftermath / Ben Kesling.

Giuliani : the rise and tragic fall of America's mayor / Andrew Kirtzman.

Giuliani : the rise and tragic fall of America's mayor / Andrew Kirtzman.

Pesos : the rise and fall of a border family / Pietro La Greca with Rebecca Paley.

Pesos : the rise and fall of a border family / Pietro La Greca with Rebecca Paley.

Taxes have consequences : an income tax history of the United States / Arthur B. Laffer, Ph.D., Brian Domitrovic, Ph.D., and Jeanne Cairns Sinquefield, Ph.D

Taxes have consequences : an income tax history of the United States / Arthur B. Laffer, Ph.D., Brian Domitrovic, Ph.D., and Jeanne Cairns Sinquefield, Ph.D

The science of nutrition : [debunk the diet myths and learn how to eat well for health and happiness] / Rhiannon Lambert.

The science of nutrition : [debunk the diet myths and learn how to eat well for health and happiness] / Rhiannon Lambert.

The woks of life : recipes to know and love from a Chinese American family / Bill, Judy, Sarah & Kaitlin Leung food photographs by Sarah Leung & Kaitlin Leung lifestyle photographs by Christine Han.

The woks of life : recipes to know and love from a Chinese American family / Bill, Judy, Sarah & Kaitlin Leung food photographs by Sarah Leung & Kaitlin Leung lifestyle photographs by Christine Han.

Hungry girl simply comfort : feel-good favorites for your slow cooker & air fryer / Lisa Lillien.

Hungry girl simply comfort : feel-good favorites for your slow cooker & air fryer / Lisa Lillien.

The women of Rothschild : the untold story of the world's most famous dynasty / Natalie Livingstone.

The women of Rothschild : the untold story of the world's most famous dynasty / Natalie Livingstone.

For profit : a history of corporations / William Magnuson.

For profit : a history of corporations / William Magnuson.

Morgenthau : power, privilege, and the rise of an American dynasty / Andrew Meier.

Morgenthau : power, privilege, and the rise of an American dynasty / Andrew Meier.

Over my dead body : unearthing the hidden history of America's cemeteries / Greg Melville.

Over my dead body : unearthing the hidden history of America's cemeteries / Greg Melville.

The fight of our lives : my time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's battle for democracy, and what it means for the world / Iuliia Mendel translated by Madeline G. Levine.

The fight of our lives : my time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's battle for democracy, and what it means for the world / Iuliia Mendel translated by Madeline G. Levine.

Deliberate cruelty : Truman Capote, the millionaire's wife, and the murder of the century / Roseanne Montillo.

Deliberate cruelty : Truman Capote, the millionaire's wife, and the murder of the century / Roseanne Montillo.

The song of the cell : an exploration of medicine and the new human / Siddhartha Mukherjee.

The song of the cell : an exploration of medicine and the new human / Siddhartha Mukherjee.

What If? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions / Randall Munroe.

What If? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions / Randall Munroe.

Ottolenghi test kitchen : extra good things : bold, vegetable-forward recipes plus homemade sauces, condiments, and more to build a flavor-packed pantry / Noor Murad & Yotam Ottolenghi photography by Elena Heatherwick.

Ottolenghi test kitchen : extra good things : bold, vegetable-forward recipes plus homemade sauces, condiments, and more to build a flavor-packed pantry / Noor Murad & Yotam Ottolenghi photography by Elena Heatherwick.

The extraordinary life of an ordinary man : a memoir / Paul Newman based on interviews and oral histories conducted by Stewart Stern compiled and edited by David Rosenthal foreword by Melissa Newman afterword by Clea Newman Soderlund.

The extraordinary life of an ordinary man : a memoir / Paul Newman based on interviews and oral histories conducted by Stewart Stern compiled and edited by David Rosenthal foreword by Melissa Newman afterword by Clea Newman Soderlund.

A line in the world : a year on the North Sea Coast / Dorthe Nors translated from the Danish by Caroline Waight illustrated by Signe Parkins.

A line in the world : a year on the North Sea Coast / Dorthe Nors translated from the Danish by Caroline Waight illustrated by Signe Parkins.

Excuse me while I disappear : tales of midlife mayhem / Laurie Notaro.

Excuse me while I disappear : tales of midlife mayhem / Laurie Notaro.

Your greater is coming : discover the path to your bigger, better, and brighter future / Joel Osteen.

Your greater is coming : discover the path to your bigger, better, and brighter future / Joel Osteen.

Indivisible : Daniel Webster and the birth of American nationalism / Joel Richard Paul.

Indivisible : Daniel Webster and the birth of American nationalism / Joel Richard Paul.

Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir / Matthew Perry.

Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir / Matthew Perry.

Street smart : the primer for success in the new world / John Positano and Rock Positano.

Street smart : the primer for success in the new world / John Positano and Rock Positano.

Relative distance : a memoir / David Pruitt.

Relative distance : a memoir / David Pruitt.

A billion years : my escape from a life in the highest ranks of Scientology / Mike Rinder.

A billion years : my escape from a life in the highest ranks of Scientology / Mike Rinder.

The New Yorkers : 31 remarkable people, 400 years, and the untold biography of the world's greatest city / Sam Roberts.

The New Yorkers : 31 remarkable people, 400 years, and the untold biography of the world's greatest city / Sam Roberts.

Sid-izens united : salacious spiels, stories, suggestions, and solutions to withstand a woke world / Sid Rosenberg with Johnny Russo forewords by John A. Catsimatidis and Bernard McGuirk.

Sid-izens united : salacious spiels, stories, suggestions, and solutions to withstand a woke world / Sid Rosenberg with Johnny Russo forewords by John A. Catsimatidis and Bernard McGuirk.

Do let's have another drink! : the dry wit and fizzy life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother / Gareth Russell.

Do let's have another drink! : the dry wit and fizzy life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother / Gareth Russell.

Control : the dark history and troubling present of eugenics / Adam Rutherford.

Control : the dark history and troubling present of eugenics / Adam Rutherford.

Black women will save the world : an anthem / April Ryan.

Black women will save the world : an anthem / April Ryan.

The white mosque : a memoir / Sofia Samatar.

The white mosque : a memoir / Sofia Samatar.

The Sassoons : the great global merchants and the making of an empire / Joseph Sassoon.

The Sassoons : the great global merchants and the making of an empire / Joseph Sassoon.

The revolutionary : Samuel Adams / Stacy Schiff.

The revolutionary : Samuel Adams / Stacy Schiff.

Charlie's good tonight : the life, the times, and the Rolling Stones : the authorized biography of Charlie Watts / Paul Sexton forewords by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards prelude by Andrew Loog Oldham.

Charlie's good tonight : the life, the times, and the Rolling Stones : the authorized biography of Charlie Watts / Paul Sexton forewords by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards prelude by Andrew Loog Oldham.

The realigners / Timothy Shenk.

The realigners / Timothy Shenk.

Chuck Berry : an American life / RJ Smith.

Chuck Berry : an American life / RJ Smith.

Lovely little embroideries : 19 dimensional flower bouquet designs for hand stitching / Beth Stackhouse.

Lovely little embroideries : 19 dimensional flower bouquet designs for hand stitching / Beth Stackhouse.

Newsroom confidential : lessons (and worries) from an ink-stained life / Margaret Sullivan.

Newsroom confidential : lessons (and worries) from an ink-stained life / Margaret Sullivan.

Civil War by other means : America's long and unfinished fight for democracy / Jeremi Suri.

Civil War by other means : America's long and unfinished fight for democracy / Jeremi Suri.

Bad Jews : a history of American Jewish politics and identities / Emily Tamkin.

Bad Jews : a history of American Jewish politics and identities / Emily Tamkin.

To love and be loved : a personal portrait of Mother Teresa / Jim Towey.

To love and be loved : a personal portrait of Mother Teresa / Jim Towey.

Danielle Walker's healthy in a hurry : real life, real food, real fast : Gluten-free, grain-free & dairy-free recipes / Danielle Walker photography by Aubrie Pick.

Danielle Walker's healthy in a hurry : real life, real food, real fast : Gluten-free, grain-free & dairy-free recipes / Danielle Walker photography by Aubrie Pick.

Tutankhamun's trumpet : ancient Egypt in 100 objects from the boy king's tomb / Toby Wilkinson.

Tutankhamun's trumpet : ancient Egypt in 100 objects from the boy king's tomb / Toby Wilkinson.

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Believe for it : passing on faith to the next generation / CeCe Winans with Suzanne Gosselin.

Marked for life : one man's fight for justice from the inside / Isaac Wright Jr., with Jon Sternfeld.

Marked for life : one man's fight for justice from the inside / Isaac Wright Jr., with Jon Sternfeld.

Requiem for the massacre : a Black history on the conflict, hope, and fallout of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre / RJ Young.

Requiem for the massacre : a Black history on the conflict, hope, and fallout of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre / RJ Young.

Building wood and resin river-style tables : a step-by-step guide with tips, techniques, and inspirational designs / Bradlyn Zimmerman.

Building wood and resin river-style tables : a step-by-step guide with tips, techniques, and inspirational designs / Bradlyn Zimmerman.

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