Eye candy for Anglophiles: "British Stuff: Life in Britain through 101 Everyday Objects."
New Nonfiction (with commentary): 4 April 2016

Link: Review of the new book "Empire of Things."

In Monday's New Nonfiction list, I said that Frank Trentmann's title Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First sounded interesting. And now here's a review of it that really makes me want to read it!*

*And this is not an April Fools joke. I always used to hate April Fools' Day, but last night CRjr was running around saying nonsensical (and to him, hilarious) things, and then shouting, "April Fools!" It made me feel a bit more warmly towards April 1.