Non-Fiction Book Club Ideas

Resources:
-Macmillan Reading Group
-Random House Book Club Center
-Vintage Books and Anchor Books Reading Group Center
-Reading Group Choices
-Reading Group Guides
-Lit LoversBook Movement
-Flashlight Worthy
-Buttery BooksBooks on the Nightstand
-Book Page
-Awards:
-Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction - Canadian
-Pulitzer Prize
-LA Times Festival of Books
-Man Booker Prize
-National Book Critics Circle
-Andrew Carnegie Medal
-Notable Books - RUSA
-Reading List - RUSA

Feedback from Book Club
-Book by/about someone with autism (ie. Temple Grandin)
-Recommended title: Dead Mountain
-Inspirational people

Random Titles from Andrea

A Deadly Wandering
-Social aspects of technology
-Draws on cutting-edge scientific findings regarding human attention to examine the impact of technology on people's lives through the story of college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving.
-Paperback and Audiobook release June 2015

David and Goliath
-Psychology, success, opportunity
-We have the audiobook, paperback slated to print April 2015.

On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
-perception, psychology, awareness, self-consciousness
-pbk avail. we have audiobook

They Left us Everything
-parent and adult child, caregiver, aging parents
-Local author (from Oakville), the Uxbridge Library has done a Skype interview with her.
-pbk avail.
-DAISY book being produced (On order)

Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War
-Coco Chanel, WWII, espionage, fashion
-pbk avail. on Amazon
-audio avail. on Midwest Tape

Detroit: An American Autopsy
-Detroit, economy
-pbk avail. on Amazon
-we have audiobook

Writing on the Wall: The First 2,000 Years
-social media, mass media, communication, history
-pbk avail.
-we have audiobook

Random Titles from Sam
The Girls of Atomic City - Denise Kiernan - available in audio and pbk.
Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Explosion - Laura McDonald - available in pbk, not sure about audio
The Door is Open: Memoir of a Soup Kitchen Volunteer - Bart Campbell (Finalist for the BC Book Prize)

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