New Adult Non-Fiction

“You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects.” 
― Will Rogers


Last to Eat, Last to Learn: My Life in Afghanistan Fighting to Educate Women By Pashtana Durrani, Tamara Bralo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780806542447
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Published: Citadel - February 20th, 2024

From young Afghani activist and Amnesty International Global Youth Ambassador Pashtana Durrani, a deeply inspiring memoir about the power of learning and the value of educators in their many forms – from teachers, mentors, and role models, to fathers, mothers, and any one of us with the drive to stand against ignorance…

How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math from Nerd Nite By Dr. Chris Balakrishnan, Matt Wasowski, Kristen Orr (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250288349
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2024

In the vein of acclaimed popular-science bestsellers such as Atlas Obscura, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, The Way Things Work, What If?, and Undeniable, the co-founders of the global science organization Nerd Nite bring readers a collection of wacky, yet fascinating STEM topics.

Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection By Charles Duhigg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593243916
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2024

From the bestselling author of The Power of Habit, a fascinating exploration of what makes conversations work—and how we can all learn to be supercommunicators at work and in life

Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory's Power to Hold on to What Matters By Charan Ranganath Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385548632
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Published: Doubleday - February 20th, 2024

Memory is far more than a record of the past. In this groundbreaking tour of the mind and brain, one of the world’s top memory researchers reveals the powerful role memory plays in nearly every aspect of our lives, from recalling faces and names, to learning, decision-making, trauma and healing.

Therapy Chickens: Let the Wisdom of the Flock Bring You Joy By Tedra Hamel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781577154037
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Published: Wellfleet Press - February 20th, 2024

Find encouragement and inspiration with 50 bits of wisdom from adorable, charming, and fluffy therapy chickens.

Life can be profound but also funny, exasperating, and downright weird—much like living with a flock of hens.

The Great Wave: The Era of Radical Disruption and the Rise of the Outsider By Michiko Kakutani Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525574996
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

An urgent examination of how disruptive politics, technology, and art are capsizing old assumptions in a great wave of change breaking over today’s world, creating both opportunity and peril—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning critic and author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Truth.

A Beautiful Pint: One Man's Search for the Perfect Pint of Guinness By Ian Ryan, Zebadiah Keneally (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ian Ryan, Zebadiah Keneally (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781639734351
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 20th, 2024

The ultimate illustrated guide to Guinness and the history, culture, and facts to help you find the perfect pint-from the pub to the pour-wherever you are.

This American Ex-Wife: How I Ended My Marriage and Started My Life By Lyz Lenz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593241127
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

A deeply validating manifesto on the gender politics of marriage (bad) and divorce (actually pretty good!) in America today, and an argument that the former needs a reboot—from journalist and proud divorcée Lyz Lenz

Out of the Darkness: The Germans, 1942-2022 By Frank Trentmann Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524732912
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Published: Knopf - February 20th, 2024

#1 Most Important Political Book of 2023, Sueddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)
A Best Book of 2023, The Telegraph (Great Britain)

A gripping and nuanced history of the German people from World War II to the war in Ukraine, including revealing new primary source material on Germany's transformation

Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict By William Ury Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063286900
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Published: Harper Business - February 20th, 2024

The author of the world’s best-selling book on negotiation draws on his nearly fifty years of experience and knowledge grappling with the world’s toughest conflicts to offer a way out of the seemingly impossible problems of our time.