New Arrivals Added To Our Adult Nonfiction Collection in the last 7 days

View all on one page


Sign up for new nonfiction emails

Sailing alone - a surprising history of isolation and survival at sea

"A story as vast and exhilarating as the open ocean itself, SAILING ALONE chronicles the daring, disastrous, and often absurd history of those who chose to sail across the ocean, in very small boats, alone. Sailing by yourself, out of sight of land, can be invigorating and terrifying, compelling and tedious - and sometimes all of the above in one morning. But it is also a wide expanse of time in which to think. Sailing Alone tells the story of some of the remarkable people who, over the last fou

Plays for the plague year

"A stunning collection of plays from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks that captures the societal rupture of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 13, 2020, as theaters shut their doors and so many of us went into lockdown, Suzan-Lori Parks picked up her pen and set out to write a play every day. What emerged is a breathtaking chronicle of our collective experience throughout the troubling days and nights that followed. Plays for the Plague Year is at once a personal

The Penguin book of pirates

"Real-life accounts of the world's most notorious pirates-both men and women, from the Golden Age of Piracy and beyond-compiled by the New York Times bestselling author of A True Account: Hannah Masury's Sojourn Amongst the Pyrates, Written by Herself A Penguin Classic Spanning three centuries and eight thousand nautical miles, and compiled by a direct descendant of a sailor who waged war with pirates in the early nineteenth century, The Penguin Book of Pirates takes us behind the eye patches, t

Patent, copyright & trademark - an intellectual property desk reference

Provides an overview of intellectual property law, including what legal rights apply to a work, what trade-secret law protects, and the scope of copyright protection.

Opening doors - the unlikely alliance between the Irish and the Jews in America

"The extraordinary untold story of how Irish and Jewish immigrants worked together to secure legitimacy in America. Popular belief holds that the various ethnic groups that emigrated to the United States at the turn of the twentieth century regarded one another with open hostility, fiercely competing for limited resources and even coming to blows in the crowded neighborhoods of major cities. One of the most enduring stereotypes is that of rabidly anti-Semitic Irish Catholics, like Father Charles

Nuclear is not the solution - the folly of atomic power in the age of climate change

"Breaks any illusions in the hope of nuclear power to create a green energy future"--

Newt - a cookbook for all

"Newt's relatable charm and uproarious cooking videos have taken the internet by storm and now, he invites you to step into his world, where cooking is an adventure. His debut cookbook is for everyone, with more than 75 beginner friendly, hugely satisfying recipes"--

My Journey with Farrah- A Story of Life, Love, and Friendship

Writing candidly about aging, marriage, motherhood, and faith--all topics she and Farrah Fawcett dealt with together over the years--Stewart provides a moving tribute to her close friend, once Hollywood's golden girl, and an inspiring celebration of life.

Microskills - small actions, big impact

"In Microskills you will learn how to build your career without breaking yourself. How to manage your task list to get work done. How to build and maintain your professional reputation. How to become a subject matter expert. How to grow and nurture your network. How to become a better communicator and so much more"--

Making room - three decades of fighting for beds, belonging, and a safe place for LGBTQ youth

"Carl Siciliano met Ali Forney-a Black nonbinary teenager overflowing with life-in 1994 while working at a daytime center for homeless youth in New York City. Nineteen years old and driven from home, Forney was the heart of the community, known for infectious laughter, fierce loyalty to friends, and an unshakeable faith that "my God will love me for who I am." Then Forney was murdered, a moment of horror and devastation that exposed the brutality that teenagers like Forney faced in a city marked

Lies my liberal teacher told me - debunking the false narratives, defining America's school curricula

"A college professor refutes liberal narratives which define much of America's school curricula"--