A new series, published each Monday, sharing a selected list of new nonfiction titles to be published during the week. List originally published at The Reader's Advisor Online. Text in bold is commentary.
Bevere, John – Good or God? Why Good without God Isn't Good Enough [I don't know. I'll take Good without God. Better than Asshole with the Lord.]
Day, Felicia – You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir [Brother. Yet another YouTuber book. I tire of these and I haven't even read one yet. later note: Stacy Horn informs me that Day is also an actress and was on the much-beloved Buffy and the Vampire Slayer show, so maybe this will have to be my first You-Tuber memoir. 50,000+ printing.]
Lahey, Jessica – The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed [Ooh, parenting book. You know I'll have to have it.75,000 first printing]
McCaskill, Claire – Plenty Ladylike: A Memoir [McCaskill's a senator from Missouri; political memoir. 100,000 printing.]
McCready, Amy – The Me, Me, Me Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World [Wow, double dipping this week, parenting book catnip part two!]
Mutter, John C. – The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer – [It may be sick, but I love disaster books. I must have this one. 30,000 first printing.]
Rivlin, Gary – Katrina: After the Flood [Yeah, I kind of want to read this one too. 75,000 first printing.]
Roker, Al – The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster [About the Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900. I am not going to have enough time to get all these disaster books read. 125,000 first printing.]
Taraborrelli, J. Randy – Sinatra: Behind the Legend [revised and updated for his upcoming 100th birth anniversary. I've read it--I love Sinatra, and I enjoy Taraborrelli's celebrity bios.]
Vargas Llosa, Mario – Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society [Wow, what a great week, concluding with an essay collection. Vargas Llosa is better known as a novelist, but I've never read his fiction. Essays, though? I'll always try essays.]
So. What do you think? Anything look good there?