Week of 10 Dec 2017
Leonardo da Vinci

No Critic Review

Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
In short order, you’ll be conversant in mind-bending trivia about “star stuff” that may fundamentally shift your perspective of our place in the universe—and convince you to pursue some of the many fine longer-form books on the subject.
Kirkus

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

No Critic Review

Promise Me, Dad

by Joe Biden

Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

No Critic Review

Bobby Kennedy

by Chris Matthews

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

No Critic Review

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

by Brian Kilmeade

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

No Critic Review

Endurance

by Scott Kelly

Gold Dust Woman: A Biography of Stevie Nicks

No Critic Review

Gold Dust Woman

by Stephen Davis

Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House

No Critic Review

Hacks

by Donna Brazile

Obama: An Intimate Portrait

No Critic Review

Obama

by Pete Souza

Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

No Critic Review

Sisters First

by Jenna Bush Hager

Grant
Chernow’s gracefully written biography, which promises to be the definitive work on Grant for years to come, is fully equal to the man’s remarkable story.
Star Tribune

Grant

by Ron Chernow

Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)
This well-told account, with detailed documentation of all subjects, makes one proud of the memories these great leaders instilled in a people wanting a country of their own. KILLING ENGLAND could well become a staple in the study of the American Revolution.
https://www.bookreporter.com

Killing England

by Bill O'Reilly

Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win

No Critic Review

Collusion

by Luke Harding

What Happened
But ultimately, it reads like a book she had to write, audience be damned — a book written out of exasperation...But here's what the book is not: It's not newsy.
NPR


What Happened

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Just Mercy
A distinguished NYU law professor and MacArthur grant recipient offers the compelling story of the legal practice he founded to protect the rights of people on the margins of American society...One of Stevenson’s first and most significant cases involved a black man named Walter McMillian...Emotionally profound, necessary reading.
Kirkus

Just Mercy

by Bryan Stevenson