Best of 2020 Nonfiction/ Elevator Display Downtown

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World of wonders : in praise of fireflies, whale sharks, and other astonishments / Aimee Nezhukumatathil ; with illustrations by Fumi Mini Nakamura.

by Nezhukumatathil, Aimee [author.] | Nakamura, Fumi Mini [illustrator.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, [2020]Availability: No items available :
Downtown Branch Ordered (1), Monrovia Branch Ordered (1).
In transit (1).
Solutions and other problems / Allie Brosh.

by Brosh, Allie [author.].

Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (3).
Tomboyland : essays / Melissa Faliveno.

by Faliveno, Melissa, 1983- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Little A/Topple Books, [2020]Other title: Tomboy land.Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 814.6 FAL (1).
A promised land / Barack Obama.

by Obama, Barack [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Crown, [2020]Availability: No items available :
Cavalry Hill Branch Ordered (1), Gurley Branch Ordered (1), Hazel Green Branch Ordered (1), Murphy Branch Ordered (1), Triana Branch Ordered (1).
Checked out (3). In transit (1). On hold (1).
His very best : Jimmy Carter, a life / Jonathan Alter.

by Alter, Jonathan [author.].

Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020Availability: No items available :
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Falastin : a cookbook / Sami Tamimi, Tara Wigley ; foreword by Yotam Ottolenghi ; photographs by Jenny Zarins.

by Tamimi, Sami [author.] | Wigley, Tara [author.] | Ottolenghi, Yotam [writer of foreword.] | Zarins, Jenny [photographer.].

Edition: First US edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2020]Availability: No items available :
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The dead are arising : the life of Malcolm X / Les Payne and Tamara Payne.

by Payne, Les, 1941- [author.] | Payne, Tamara [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: B X PAY (1). Checked out (1).
The undocumented Americans / Karla Cornejo Villavicencio.

by Cornejo Villavicencio, Karla [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : One World, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Caste : the origins of our discontents / Isabel Wilkerson.

by Wilkerson, Isabel [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Availability: No items available :
Cavalry Hill Branch Ordered (1), Monrovia Branch Ordered (1), Murphy Branch Ordered (1).
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Eat the Buddha : life and death in a Tibetan town / Barbara Demick.

by Demick, Barbara [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]Availability: No items available :
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The book collectors [electronic resource] : A band of syrian rebels and the stories that carried them through a war. Delphine Minoui.

by Minoui, Delphine | Massoud, Nikki.

Edition: Unabridged.Material type: Sound Sound; Format: electronic available online remote; Literary form: Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2020Online access: Click to access digital title. | Excerpt Sample | Image Large cover image | Thumbnail Thumbnail cover image Availability: No items available :
The Kitchen Without Borders : Recipes and Stories from Refugee and Immigrant Chefs

by Eat Offbeat Chefs/ Santos, Penny De Los (PHT)/ Wallace, Siobhan (CON).

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Workman Pub Co 2020Availability: No items available :
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The Socrates express : in search of life lessons from dead philosophers / Eric Weiner.

by Weiner, Eric, 1963- [author.].

Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Big friendship : how we keep each other close / Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman.

by Sow, Aminatou [author.] | Friedman, Ann [author.].

Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: SPIR 177.6208 SOW (1), Downtown BranchCall number: 177.6208 SOW (1). Checked out (1).
The next great migration : the beauty and terror of life on the move / Sonia Shah.

by Shah, Sonia [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 304.809 SHA (1).
Hood feminism : notes from the women that a movement forgot / Mikki Kendall.

by Kendall, Mikki [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [New York, New York] : Viking, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Me and white supremacy : combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor / Layla F. Saad.

by Saad, Layla F [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (3).
Just us : an American conversation / Claudia Rankine.

by Rankine, Claudia, 1963- [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2020Availability: No items available :
Madison Branch OrderedCall number: LIT 305.896 RAN (1).
Checked out (1).
Facebook : the inside story / Steven Levy.

by Levy, Steven [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Blue Rider Press, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: BUS 338.761 LEV (1), North Huntsville BranchCall number: 338.761 LEV (1). Checked out (1).
American Sherlock : murder, forensics, and the birth of American CSI / Kate Winkler Dawson.

by Dawson, Kate Winkler [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (2).
Race against time : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era / Jerry Mitchell.

by Mitchell, Jerry [author.].

Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 364.1523 MIT (1), Monrovia BranchCall number: 364.1523 MIT (1). Checked out (1).
Yellow Bird : oil, murder, and a woman's search for justice in Indian country / Sierra Crane Murdoch.

by Murdoch, Sierra Crane [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: TRU 364.1523 MUR (1), Downtown BranchCall number: 364.1523 MUR (1).
Vesper flights / Helen Macdonald.

by Macdonald, Helen, 1970- [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Grove, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (3).
Why fish don't exist : a story of loss, love, and the hidden order of life / Lulu Miller ; illustrations by Kate Samworth.

by Miller, Lulu [author.].

Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020Other title: Why fish do not exist.Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 508.092 MIL (1).
Until the end of time : mind, matter, and our search for meaning in an evolving universe / Brian Greene.

by Greene, B. (Brian), 1963- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf Books, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Bailey Cove BranchCall number: SCI 523.1 GRE (1), Madison BranchCall number: SCI 523.1 GRE (1). Checked out (1).
Entangled life : how fungi make our worlds, change our minds & shape our futures / Merlin Sheldrake.

by Sheldrake, Merlin [author.].

Edition: First US edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
The butterfly effect : insects and the making of the modern world / Edward D. Melillo.

by Melillo, Edward D [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 595.7163 MEL (1).
Successful aging : a neuroscientist explores the power and potential of our lives / Daniel J. Levitin.

by Levitin, Daniel J [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: [New York] : Dutton, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Bailey Cove BranchCall number: HEAL 612.82 LEV (1), Madison BranchCall number: HEAL 612.82 LEV (1), Downtown BranchCall number: 612.82 LEV (1).
Clean : the new science of skin / James Hamblin.

by Hamblin, James [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 613 HAM (1).
The Bob Ross cookbook : happy little recipes for family & friends / Robb Pearlman ; paintings by Bob Ross and Nicholas Hankins.

by Pearlman, Robb [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 641.5 PEA (1).
Dirt : adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking / Bill Buford.

by Buford, Bill [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 641.5092 BUF (1). Checked out (1).
Vegetable kingdom : the abundant world of vegan recipes / Bryant Terry ; photographs by Ed Anderson.

by Terry, Bryant, 1974- [author.] | Anderson, Ed (Edward Charles) [photographer.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 641.5636 TER (1).
Magnolia Table. Volume 2 : a collection of recipes for gathering / Joanna Gaines ; photography by Amy Neunsinger.

by Gaines, Joanna, 1978- [author.] | Neunsinger, Amy [photographer.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (6).
New world sourdough : artisan techniques for creative homemade fermented breads : with recipes for birote, bagels, pan de coco, beignets, and more / Bryan Ford, founder of ArtisanBryan.com.

by Ford, Bryan [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Beverly : Quarry Books, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Wagnerism : art and politics in the shadow of music / Alex Ross.

by Ross, Alex, 1968- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
The meaning of Mariah Carey / Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis.

by Carey, Mariah [author.] | Davis, Michaela Angela, 1964-.

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Andy Cohen Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (2).
The big goodbye : Chinatown and the last years Hollywood / Sam Wasson.

by Wasson, Sam [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: ENT 791.4372 WAS (1). Checked out (1).
Why we swim / Bonnie Tsui.

by Tsui, Bonnie [author.] | Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (Firm).

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020Copyright date: © 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: SPOR 797.21 TSU (1), Downtown BranchCall number: 797.21 TSU (1).
Wow, no thank you : essays / Samantha Irby.

by Irby, Samantha [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Essays ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 814.6 IRB (1). Checked out (2).
Something that may shock and discredit you / Daniel Mallory Ortberg.

by Ortberg, Daniel Mallory [author.].

Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: LIT 814.6 ORT (1), Downtown BranchCall number: 814.6 ORT (1).
Becoming Duchess Goldblatt / Anonymous.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: B GOL BEC (1). Checked out (2).
Intimations : six essays / Zadie Smith.

by Smith, Zadie [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [New York, NY] : Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Other title: Intimations : 6 essays.Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: LIT 824.914 SMI (1), New Hope BranchCall number: 824.914 SMI (1). Checked out (1).
The women with silver wings : the inspiring true story of the women Airforce service pilots of World War II / Katherine Sharp Landdeck.

by Landdeck, Katherine Sharp [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Crown, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Children of ash and elm : a history of the Vikings / Neil Price.

by Price, Neil S [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: No items available : On hold (1).
The book collectors : a band of Syrian rebels and the stories that carried them through a war / Delphine Minoui ; translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud.

by Minoui, Delphine [author.] | Vergnaud, Lara [translator.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Language: English Original language: French Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020Other title: Band of Syrian rebels and the stories that carried them through a war.Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Making our way home : the Great Migration and the Black American dream / Blair Imani ; foreword by Patrisse Cullors ; illustrations by Rachelle Baker.

by Imani, Blair [author.] | Baker, Rachelle [illustrator.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Juvenile; Publisher: New York : Ten Speed Press, [2020]Other title: Great Migration and the Black American dream.Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: 973.0496 IMA (1).
In the waves : my quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine / Rachel Lance.

by Lance, Rachel [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2020]Other title: My quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine.Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
I want you to know we're still here : a post-Holocaust memoir / Esther Safran Foer.

by Foer, Esther Safran [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2020]Other title: I want you to know we are still here.Availability: No items available : Checked out (1).
Hidden Valley Road : inside the mind of an American family / Robert Kolker.

by Kolker, Robert [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2020]Availability: No items available : Checked out (4). On hold (2).
Rust : a memoir of steel and grit / Eliese Colette Goldbach.

by Goldbach, Eliese Colette, 1986- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (3).
What stars are made of : the life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin / Donovan Moore ; foreword by Jocelyn Bell Burnell.

by Moore, Donovan [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: B PAY MOO (1).
One life / Megan Rapinoe ; with Emma Brockes.

by Rapinoe, Megan, 1985- [author.] | Brockes, Emma [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: B RAP RAP (1), Downtown BranchCall number: B RAP RAP (1).
Barry Sonnenfeld, call your mother : memoirs of a neurotic filmmaker / Barry Sonnenfeld.

by Sonnenfeld, Barry [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2020Availability: Items available for loan: Murphy BranchCall number: B SON SON (1). Checked out (1).
Fairest : a memoir / Meredith Talusan.

by Talusan, Meredith [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: B TAL TAL (1), Downtown BranchCall number: B TAL TAL (1).
Memorial Drive : a daughter's memoir / Natasha Trethewey.

by Trethewey, Natasha D, 1966- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Availability: Items available for loan: Madison BranchCall number: B TRE TRE (1).
North Huntsville Branch OrderedCall number: B TRE TRE (1).
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Whistleblower : my journey to Silicon Valley and fight for justice at Uber / Susan Fowler.

by Fowler, Susan J [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2020]Other title: Whistle blower : my journey to Silicon Valley and fight for justice at Uber.Availability: Items available for loan: Downtown BranchCall number: B UBE FOW (1), Bailey Cove BranchCall number: TRU 364.153 FOW (1), Madison BranchCall number: B UBE FOW (1).
You never forget your first : a biography of George Washington / Alexis Coe.

by Coe, Alexis [author.].

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: [New York, New York] : Viking, [2020]Availability: Items available for loan: Monrovia BranchCall number: B WAS COE (1). Checked out (1).
Uncanny valley : a memoir / Anna Wiener.

by Wiener, Anna, 1987- [author.].

Edition: First edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Nature of contents: biography; Literary form: Not fiction ; Audience: Adult; Publisher: New York : MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020Availability: No items available : Checked out (2).

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