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Nonfiction in the Reader's Den

Predictably Irrational
Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions By Ariely, Dan (Book - 2008 ) 330.019 A and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:September 2014 selection.

Of Dice and Men
Of Dice and Men The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and the People Who Play It By Ewalt, David M. (Book ) 793.93 E and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:July 2014 selection.

The Judgment of Paris
The Judgment of Paris The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism By King, Ross, 1962- (Book - 2006 ) 759.409 K and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:June 2014 selection.

The Consolations of the Forest
The Consolations of the Forest Alone in A Cabin on the Siberian Taiga By Tesson, Sylvain, 1972- (Book - 2013 ) 808.84 T and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:February 2014.

Annotation:Discussion hosted by Jessica Cline.

Marshall McLuhan
Marshall McLuhan You Know Nothing of My Work! By Coupland, Douglas (Book - 2010 ) B Mcluhan C All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Discussion hosted by Sherri Liberman.

97 Orchard
97 Orchard An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement By Ziegelman, Jane (Book - 2010 ) 394.1209 Z and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:Discussion led by Brian Baer.

The Meaning of Everything
The Meaning of Everything The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary By Winchester, Simon (Book - 2003 ) 423.09 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Discussion led by Elizabeth Waters.

Sweetness and Blood
Sweetness and Blood How Surfing Spread From Hawaii and California to the Rest of the World, With Some Unexpected Results By Moore, Michael Scott (Paperback - 2010 ) 797.3209 M Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Discussion led by Jenny Baum.

Annotation:Listen to a recording of the author reading from Sweetness and Blood at the Columbus Branch in November 2011.

Kitchen Confidential
Kitchen Confidential Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly By Bourdain, Anthony (Book - 2007 ) 641.5092 B and more… All copies in use Availability details Holds: 23

Annotation:Discussion led by Ursula Murphy & Jenny Baum.

Annotation:Discussion led by Lynda Perez.

I Feel Bad About My Neck
I Feel Bad About My Neck And Other Thoughts on Being A Woman By Ephron, Nora (Book - 2006 ) 818 Ephron and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 2

Annotation:Discussion led by Brigid Cahalan.

The Geography of Bliss
The Geography of Bliss One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World By Weiner, Eric (Book - 2008 ) 910.4 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Discussion led by Kerri Wallace.

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Nonfiction discussed in the Reader's Den, NYPL's online book discussion group, which began in January 2009. These titles examine subjects ranging from surfing to lexicography, from Middle Eastern history to the history of a Lower East Side tenement. There are also several recent biographies and memoirs. It's never too late to join the discussions and post a comment on one of the books listed, so we've included links back our blogs for each title. You can find a complete schedule of past and upcoming discussions at http://bit.ly/readersden_books. Please join in. Happy reading!


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