Non-Fiction

Non Fiction 2017-06-09T01:34:36+00:00
1711, 2018

The Long Haul by Finn Murphy

November 17th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction|Comments Off on The Long Haul by Finn Murphy

What an entertaining read The Long Haul: a Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road by Finn Murphy is. Finn is supposed to do the whole college, then white collar job, then house with […]

1310, 2018

400 Things Cops Know by Adam Plantinga

October 13th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on 400 Things Cops Know by Adam Plantinga

I am a big fan of police officers and 400 Things Cops Know only made my admiration for them grow. Written by police officer Adam Plantinga, it’s like a little advice book for those […]

2508, 2018

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

August 25th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Have you ever felt harassed by a door that just wouldn’t open? You push, you pull, and yet, nothing? Do you blame yourself for not knowing how to open the door? Well, you shouldn’t! The […]

1808, 2018

Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility: The Lives of Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth by Marian Veevers

August 18th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility: The Lives of Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth by Marian Veevers

When it comes to details on the lives of late-18th/early 19th century writers Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth, it’s natural to yearn for more. Austen was a prolific correspondent, but so often acerbic in her […]

2107, 2018

Campus Canines: the Dogs of Indiana University

July 21st, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on Campus Canines: the Dogs of Indiana University

Ok, I graduated from Purdue so I feel like I’m betraying them but there is a new book out  from Indiana University Press called Campus Canines that is so cute! Purdue, we need our […]

2306, 2018

I’ll be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

June 23rd, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on I’ll be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

The Golden State Killer was a serial rapist and serial killer who operated in California from 1974 through 1986. He is responsible for more than 50 rapes and at least 12 murders. He is believed […]

2605, 2018

Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her Daughter, Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

May 26th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her Daughter, Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

It’s impossible to do justice to the accomplishments of two such amazing women in a short review: which is why Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley is […]

505, 2018

The Culinary Bro-Down Cookbook by Josh Scherer

May 5th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction|Comments Off on The Culinary Bro-Down Cookbook by Josh Scherer

I got a big kick out of The Culinary Bro-Down Cookbook by Josh Scherer. Although I thought a lot of the recipes looked gross, they looked gross in an “oh my gosh that’s like […]

1404, 2018

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann

April 14th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction|Comments Off on Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann

A court trumpeter. A silk weaver. A salvage diver. A circumnavigator…

A common misconception both that people of African origin were absent from European countries till after the end of World War II, or, if their […]

1003, 2018

Native Plants of the Midwest by Alan Branhagen

March 10th, 2018|BookClique, Non-Fiction, TCPL|Comments Off on Native Plants of the Midwest by Alan Branhagen

Interested in planting the right stuff in your yard and flower gardens? Native Plants of the Midwest by Alan Branhagen is for you. In fact after browsing the copy we have at the library […]