Meet Goldie, our Nonfiction Librarian Extraordinaire!
As promised, I asked Goldie to come up with a few good summer nonfiction titles for you. Here are her picks!
(Click on the titles to view them in our catalogue).
A fly-on-the-wall depiction of a famous museum, including dealings in the illegal antiquities trade.
Cleopatra: A Life, By Stacey Schiff
The glittering, well-reviewed biography of the most famous Egyptian queen.
Medium Raw, By Anthony Bourdain
A collection of juicy stories from everybody’s favourite smart-talking — and sometimes shocking — TV food show host.
The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century, By Alex Prud’homme
From the great-nephew of Julia Child, Prud’homme examines the world’s obsession with bottled water and its effect on freshwater supplies.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, Laura Hillenbrand
From the bestselling author of Seabiscuit comes this true account of the survivors of a 1943 air bomber that crashed into the Pacific Ocean.