Getting sick of the cold? Check out this selection of our new nonfiction and pick up something different to read this cold and wet winter!
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee
The story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Great reviews!
Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of these wolves, O-Six, a charismatic alpha female named for the year of her birth.
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start?
In When , Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.
Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia by Steven Stoll
Appalachia—among the most storied and yet least understood regions in America—has long been associated with poverty and backwardness. But how did this image arise and what exactly does it mean? In Ramp Hollow, Steven Stoll launches an original investigation into the history of Appalachia and its place in U.S. history, with a special emphasis on how generations of its inhabitants lived, worked, survived, and depended on natural resources held in common.
In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s by Joseph Jebelli
Alzheimer’s is a global epidemic of our time, affecting millions worldwide with more than five million people diagnosed in the United States alone. Scientists are working against the clock to find a cure.