Saturday, December 28, 2013

Staff Nonfiction Favourites of 2013

It's time once again for staff of Halifax Public Libraries to share their favourite books published in 2013. As always I'm impressed by the diversity of their reading interests and the fact that the same book is never nominated twice.

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth (M)
by Chris Hadfield

Black Loyalists: southern settlers of the first free black communities in Nova Scotia (M) by Ruth Holmes Whitehead Summer: America 1927 (M)
by Bill Bryson

I Am Malala: the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban (M) by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

Mo' Meta Blues (M)
by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson 

Shakespeare's Pub: a barstool history of London as seen through the windows of its oldest pub - the George Inn (M
 by Pete Brown TIBS Guide to Desserts (M) by Tara MacDonald

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: verily, a new hope (Mby Ian Doescher


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