Week of 19 Nov 2017
Leonardo da Vinci

No Critic Review

Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

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

Grant

No Critic Review

Grant

by Ron Chernow

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

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

Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

No Critic Review

Martin Luther

by Eric Metaxas

What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography

No Critic Review

What Does This Button Do?

by Bruce Dickinson

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

Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

No Critic Review

Bobby Kennedy

by Chris Matthews

Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

No Critic Review

Sisters First

by Jenna Bush Hager

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

No Critic Review

Killing England

by Bill O'Reilly

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

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

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

No Critic Review

Endurance

by Scott Kelly