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Best Nonfiction Books: The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of All-TimeSo tear yourself away from social media and dig into something rewarding! Buy copies for your friends, sure, but maybe also pick up one for your mayor. Instead, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter offers an empathy-rich, ground-level glimpse of the boom and bust from the perspective of those living it, with a dash of Nickel and Dimed for good measure. Corchado was a cub reporter driving through rural Pennsylvania in the early s when he stumbled across something unusual in the town of Kennett Square—a small community of Mexican immigrants who had moved to the area to harvest mushrooms. The discovery set Corchado, then a business reporter, in a new direction as a journalist, chronicling the relationships between Mexico and the United States at a time when immigrants were moving here in record numbers. Some 35 years later, he takes stock in Homelands , weaving his own immigrant story into the broader epic. Also, Carlos Santana is here for some reason.
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Ireland-born comedian and writer Maeve Higgins left her home country at the age of 31 in order to see the world-and that led her to New York City, but one that offers a slice of a big world beyond its borders, Jamison combines her own story of alcoholism and recovery with a history of addiction literature and a sprinkling of narrative journalism. In her genre-defying memoir. This item can be requested from the shops shown below. Consider This.Using her skills as a writer and reporter, she translated his autobiography along with the help of their family history to create a powerful book that pays tribute to her uncle as well as paints a portrait of an often misunderstood disorder. Ben Goldacre. Martin's Press. Rolf Dobelli.
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Make Your Own List. Stephen Bush , special correspondent at the New Statesman, selects five of the best politics books. Interview by Cal Flyn. The learning curve for me as a judge for that prize was in realising how high the quality of non-fiction was overall, compared to political non-fiction. But despite an undertow which tends to come out in the aftermath of an election and tends to be cobbled together , there is also lots and lots of brilliant stuff out there—including political books which have managed to be brilliant despite having been turned around to fit a political timeline or event. The essentials of a good political read are for it to be informed—which can, I guess, be driven by access; in other cases hours of research in an archive; insightful—something which genuinely changes how we perceive an event or a politician or a policy. Obviously, it also has to be well written.