Week of 05 Nov 2017
Leonardo da Vinci

No Critic Review

Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

Grant

No Critic Review

Grant

by Ron Chernow

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

No Critic Review

Endurance

by Scott Kelly

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

No Critic Review

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

by Bandy X. Lee

Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

No Critic Review

Soonish

by Kelly Weinersmith

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

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

No Critic Review

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

by Gucci Mane

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

No Critic Review

Where the Past Begins

by Amy Tan

Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

No Critic Review

Killing England

by Bill O'Reilly

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

We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

No Critic Review

We're Going to Need More Wine

by Gabrielle Union

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

No Critic Review

We Were Eight Years in Power

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
An unusually timely and deeply affecting view of a social class whose health and economic problems are making headlines in this election year.
Kirkus


Hillbilly Elegy

by J. D. Vance

Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
A beautiful story that warms and wrenches the heart; you’ll want tissues on hand for this one.
Blog Critics

Same Kind of Different As Me

by Ron Hall

The Glass Castle
Walls’s journalistic bare-bones style makes for a chilling, wrenching, incredible testimony of childhood neglect. A pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps, thoroughly American story
Kirkus


The Glass Castle

by Jeannette Walls