Post Tagged with: "Non-Fiction"

Earth Day, Every Day: It starts with you!

Earth Day, Every Day: It starts with you!

Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration, not just for the human spirit but for nature as well. A time to begin anew… As you take a look around, ask yourself what you can do to make your environment and the planet a better and healthier place to live.[…]

by × April 13, 2016 ×

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening seems to have been around since 10,000 BC.  That’s when historians believe people first started to enclose outdoor spaces to keep out animals and marauders.  Today we may only have to enclose our gardens from pets and the mail man but we are still gardening.  I remember when I[…]

by × March 14, 2016 ×

by Sebastian Hyde, from Tales of San Francisco Cacophony Society

The Cacophony Society: Best Pranksters Ever?

  Pop quiz: What do Burning Man, Fight Club, flash mobs, urban exploring, art cars and the Billboard Liberation Front have in common? All of them were born of the  pranksters known as the Cacophony Society. They started in San Francisco, 1986 and expanded to have chapters in Detroit, Portland,[…]

by × April 1, 2015 ×

What Were the BEST books in 2014?

What Were the BEST books in 2014?

There were some amazing books in 2014! We recently came across this list as selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.If you haven’t read these books you still have time to buy them for yourself or even give as gifts for the holiday season! FICTION ALL THE[…]

by × December 5, 2014 ×

New Releases

The Invisible Front & Other New Non Fiction Books

The Invisible Front & Other New Non Fiction Books

The Invisible Front by Yochi Dreazen This story of Army Major General Mark Graham and his wife Carol, whose two sons are both military men, is intimate and moving. Their sons pass – one from suicide, one in combat – and the Grahams’ grief sheds light on military culture, and[…]

by × November 7, 2014 ×

History

Election Day: American Politics & History Books

Election Day: American Politics & History Books

It’s Election Day in the United States and we thought we would celebrate with a few great books about American Politics and History. There is nothing like casting your vote to make you feel like you are part of a larger mission and group – and more importantly that you[…]

by × November 4, 2014 ×

Best Of

Best Winter Travel Books for the Adventurous

Best Winter Travel Books for the Adventurous

Winter is just around the corner and if you live somewhere that boasts temperatures reaching freezing then you might want to check out a few of our book picks for best winter travel. Escape to Mexico or the Dominican Republic or even as far as Vietnam this year. Not in[…]

by × October 24, 2014 ×

Best Of

Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

In case you missed it, in our last post we revealed our Best Fiction Books of 2013. Now we’ve come up with list for all those fact lovers out there.  Here’s our Best Non-Fiction Books of 2013. Best Non-Fiction of 2013             The Unwinding: An Inner History of[…]

by × December 20, 2013 ×