Archive for the Nonfiction Category

09.23.2015

ASAP Science by Mitch Moffit and Greg Brown.

Once in a while, I like to indulge myself in junk-food literature. This could be a buzz-feed article, a celebrity’s interview, or the comments section on news websites. They’re not necessarily bad – if you read them in moderation. The book is riddled with quirky illustration which adds a sense of whimsy and wonder from […]

07.8.2015

Four Girls from Berlin: A True Story of a Friendship That Defied the Holocaust By Marianne Meyerhoff

To question or search for your identity your whole life seems tedious and disheartening. To be coerced to abandon your identity is just cruel. Marianne Meyerhoff’s poignant recounts of her life and that of her mother, Lotte or Mutti, points to the moralizing (and often conflicting) aspects of what it mean to be human. Marianne’s […]

05.18.2015

Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky

Once in a while I browse our library’s collection of books when I am having a difficult time choosing my next great read. I chose this book during one of my visits because I thought it should be worth reading; someone obviously spent a great deal of time and money writing about something as minute […]

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