Brattleboro Literary Festival 2020 - NON-FICTION

Here you will find all the non-fiction books listed for the 2020 Brattleboro Literary Festival.

These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609301
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 25th, 2020

An engaging, intimate portrait of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s greatest and most-mythologized poets, that sheds new light on her groundbreaking poetry.


Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771682282
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Published: Central Avenue Publishing - September 1st, 2020

"Could there be a timelier gift to quarantined readers...? I doubt it."The Washington Post

"A heartening gathering of writers joining forces for community support."Kirkus Reviews

"Connects writers, readers, and booksellers in a wonderfully imaginative way.


The Absurd Man: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324004554
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 25th, 2020

In this knock-out collection, Major Jackson savors the complexity between perception and reality, the body and desire, accountability and judgment.


Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604698220
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Published: Timber Press - October 1st, 2019

“A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson.” —The Wall Street Journal

Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, b


The Wanting Was a Wilderness: Cheryl Strayed's Wild and the Art of Memoir (...Afterwords) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780999431665
Availability: Backordered
Published: Fiction Advocate - August 25th, 2020

Literary Nonfiction. How did Cheryl Strayed turn a solo hike into an inspirational memoir, beloved by millions? Memoirist and professor Alden Jones sets out to explore why. But when a sudden personal crisis occurs while she is writing, Jones realizes she must confront some difficult truths, both in her life and on the page.


All the Way to the Tigers: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546096
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Published: Nan A. Talese - June 9th, 2020

From the author of Nothing to Declare, a new travel narrative examining healing, redemption, and what it means to be a solo woman on the road.

"Mary Morris has long been a master memoirist...and has even more to teach us about the lengths to which we must go to reach our deepest selves. I loved this book."


Troop 6000: The Girl Scout Troop That Began in a Shelter and Inspired the World Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984820754
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 19th, 2020

The inspiring true story of the first Girl Scout troop founded for and by girls living in a shelter in Queens, New York, and the amazing, nationwide response that it sparked

“A powerful book full of powerful women.”—Chelsea Clinton


This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005544
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 25th, 2020

A searing memoir from critically acclaimed author Nick Flynn, on how childhood spills into parenthood.


The Story I Am: Mad about the Writing Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781885983787
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Published: Turtle Point Press - April 7th, 2020

"This is a gorgeous book, one that will inspire anyone to make the next sentence."--Jericho Brown, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2020


On Corruption in America: And What Is at Stake Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525654858
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Published: Knopf - August 11th, 2020

From the prizewinning journalist, internationally recognized expert on corruption in government networks throughout the world, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security ("I can't imagine a more important book for our time,"--Sebastian Junger; "Required reading,"--Tom Friedman; "compelling, fascinating . . .


Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781324005018
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 28th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.


William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life: Bookmarked Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781632460875
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Published: Ig Publishing - June 11th, 2019

Stoner is a 1965 novel by the American writer John Williams. It tells the story of William Stoner, who attends the state university to study agronomy, but instead falls in love with English literature and becomes an academic.


What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781951213077
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 21st, 2020

"Part memoir, part investigative journalism, and completely engrossing, What We Inherit is not a book you'll be forgetting anytime soon." --Oprah Magazine


What We Carry: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525512394
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Published: The Dial Press - April 28th, 2020

“A gorgeous memoir about mothers, daughters, and the tenacity of the love that grows between what is said and what is left unspoken.”—Mira Jacob, author of Good Talk
 


Beyond Repair: Living in a Fractured State Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781597094368
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Published: Red Hen Press - August 25th, 2020

In 2011, my family was in a major car accident. We were hit head-on by a man in the throes of a heart attack. It took three years to recover from our injuries, and a couple more to deal with the aftereffects of trauma.


Skiing with Henry Knox: A Personal Journey Along Vermont's Catamount Trail Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781944762766
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Published: Islandport Press - October 22nd, 2019

In 2015, Sam Brakeley stood at a crossroads in his life. His long-time girlfriend was moving to Utah, with or without him, and he was torn between following her or remaining in New England with family, friends, and the land he loved. So he set out to complete the Catamount Trail, a 330-mile cross-country ski trail that runs across Vermont from the Massachusetts border to Canada.


Janis: Her Life and Music Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476793115
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

This extraordinarily intimate and “gripping” (Vanity Fair) biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was.

Janis Joplin’s first transgressive act was to be a white girl who gained an early sense of the power of the blues, music you could only f


Got a Revolution!: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane Cover Image
By Jeff Tamarkin, Jann Wenner (Foreword by), Paul Kantner (Introduction by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9780671034047
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Published: Atria Books - July 19th, 2005

The most successful and influential rock band to emerge from San Francisco during the 1960s, Jefferson Airplane created the sound of a generation. Their smash hits "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit" virtually invented the era's signature pulsating psychedelic music and, during one of the most tumultuous times in American history, came to personify the decade's radical counterculture.


Code Name Madeleine: A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635188
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 9th, 2020

A CrimeReads Most Anticipated Book of 2020

The captivating story of the valiant Noor Inayat Khan, daughter of an Indian Sufi mystic and unlikely World War II heroine.


Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812985030
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island


Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care? Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541797734
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Published: PublicAffairs - June 16th, 2020

The preeminent doctor and bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel is repeatedly asked one question: Which country has the best healthcare? He set off to find an answer.

The US spends more than any other nation, nearly $4 trillion, on healthcare. Yet, for all that expense, the US is not ranked #1 -- not even close.


The Trillion Dollar Revolution: How the Affordable Care Act Transformed Politics, Law, and Health Care in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541797796
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Published: PublicAffairs - March 3rd, 2020

Ten years after the landmark legislation, Ezekiel Emanuel leads a crowd of experts, policy-makers, doctors, and scholars as they evaluate the Affordable Care Act's history so far.


What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525560395
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Published: Penguin Books - February 11th, 2020

2019 National Book Award Finalist

"Reading it will change you, perhaps forever.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“Astonishing, powerful, so important at this time.” --Margaret Atwood