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Books marked as “NEW Nonfiction” are new as of December 2009. If you can’t find one of these books in the New Arrivals section, try the Non-Fiction collection.

NEW Nonfiction


The Noticer by Andy Andrews (NEW 170.44 AND)



Columbine by David Cullen (NEW 373.7888 CUL)



Shawn Johnson by Shawn Johnson (NEW 920 JOHNSON, S.)
Catastrophe by Dick Morris (NEW 973.932 MOR)




The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews (158.2 AND)



The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs (220 JAC)
Front Porch Tales by Philip Gulley (242 GUL)
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge (248.4 ELD)
God at Your Wits’ End by Marilyn Meberg (248.4 MEB)
Shopping for God by James Twitchell (254.4 TWI)



The Leader in Me by Stephen Covey (303.34 COV)
How the World Makes Love by Franz Wisner (306.73 WIS)
Capital by Karl Marx (335.41 MAR)
Bald in the Land of Big Hair: A True Story
by Joni Rodgers (362.196994 ROD)
Change Me into Zeus’s Daughter
by Barbara Robinette Moss (362.292 MOS)
The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer (362.5 SIN)
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (371.822 MOR)



A Lion Called Christian by Anthony Bourke (599.757 BOU)
The Seven Daughters of Eve by Bryan Sykes (599.935 SYK)



You on a Diet by Michael Roizen (613.25 ROI)
My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor (616.81 TAY)
Planthropology by Kenneth Druse (635 DRU)
James Herriot’s Favorite Dog Stories by James Herriot (636.7 HER)
My Lucky Dog by Mellon Tytell (636.7 TYT)
Dewey by Vicki Myron (636.8 MYR)
The Garden-Fresh Vegetable Cookbook
by Andrea Chesman (641.65 CHE)
The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage
by Laura Schlessinger (646.78 SCH)
The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer (649.68 BAU)
Job Hunting Tips for People with Hot and Not-so-Hot Backgrounds
by Ron & Caryl Krannich (650.144 KRA)



Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi (820.9 NAF)



Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck (917.3 STE)
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
by Bill Bryson (920 BRYSON, B.)
Resilience by Elizabeth Edwards (920 EDWARDS, E.)
Hunting Eichmann by Neal Bascomb (920 EICHMANN, A.)
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder (920 FARMER, P.)
A Life on the Road by Charles Kuralt (920 KURALT, C.)
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the
      Redemptive Power of Music
by Steve Lopez (920 LOPEZ, S.)
Racing Odysseus by Roger Martin (920 MARTIN, R.)
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin (920 MARTIN, S.)
Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser (920 MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS)
Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama (920 OBAMA, B.)
The American Journey of Barack Obama
by The Editors of Life (920 OBAMA, B.)
Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough (920 ROOSEVELT, T.)
An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography
by Paul Rusesabagina (920 RUSESABAGINA, P.)
Big Russ and Me by Tim Russert (920 RUSSERT, T.)
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (920 WALLS, J.)
Night by Elie Wiesel (920 WIESEL, E.)
Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts (921 ROB)
We Band of Angels by Elizabeth Norman (940.5426 NOR)
The Children of Henry VIII by Alison Weir (941 WEI)
The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope by Jonathan Alter (973.917 ALT)
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell (974 VOW)
The Worst Hard Times by Timothy Egan (978 EAG)


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