Non-Fiction

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow
Posted by | December 8, 2017
#999 The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow

Why am I reading a book about iodine? Most of us are unfamiliar with iodine. We're vaguely aware that it's in iodized salt and that it used to be an...

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The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara
Posted by | November 24, 2017
#998 The Bite of Mango by Mariatu Kamara

Mariatu was born in Sierra Leone. She and her family had heard about the rebels. Sometimes the rebels came close to their village. They would go and camp out in...

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Vampire Forensics by Mark Collins Jenkins
Posted by | November 7, 2017
#997 Vampire Forensics by Mark Collins Jenkins

We all know about vampires and we've known about vampires for a while, but what are the superstitions and scientific motivations behind the idea of these blood-sucking paranormal figures? This...

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Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson
Posted by | October 5, 2017
#993 Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson

Out of Mormonism by Judy Robertson In this book Judy tells of her family's experience joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, then leaving the church to...

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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College by Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, and Jennifer Worick
Posted by | September 20, 2017
#986 The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College by Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, and Jennifer Worick

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College by Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, and Jennifer Worick Many of us went to college and many of us had many questions about how college...

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What If... by Shirley MacLaine
Posted by | September 16, 2017
#982 What If… by Shirley MacLaine

What If... by Shirley MacLaine Shirley likes to ask questions about life. What if this and what if that? She sees the world as possibly a play in which we...

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Perishable by Dirk Jamison
Posted by | September 14, 2017
#980 Perishable by Dirk Jamison

Perishable by Dirk Jamison Dirk had a difficult and non-traditional growing up experience. His family first lived in one area, where his father was a construction worker, who frequently got...

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Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher
Posted by | September 11, 2017
#977 Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher was depressed for a large part of her life. She tried lots of medications, both prescribed and illicit. When none of it seemed to...

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The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
Posted by | September 10, 2017
#976 The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi In this book Miyamoto describes all the ways in which you can take down your opponent. It's best to stay on the...

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Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
Posted by | September 8, 2017
#974 Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher grew up in a world full of celebrities. Her mother and father were on the television and it was hard to distinguish the...

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