New and Upcoming Non-Fiction (March 2022)

Click on the title of the book to place a hold! The Cook You Want to Be: Everyday Recipes to Impress - Andy Baraghani Andy Baraghani learned to cook professionally in such vaunted restaurants as Chez Panisse and Estela, but his love for flavor began with the comforting home dishes of his Iranian parents' immigrant household. In The Cook... Continue Reading →

YOUth Review: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell poses the question: “what makes high-achievers different?” “I want to convince you that these kinds of personal explanations of success don't work. People don't rise from nothing....It is only by asking where they are from that we can unravel the logic behind who succeeds and who doesn't”, as Gladwell... Continue Reading →

Interview with Mary Beth Leatherdale

Mary Beth Leatherdale writes, edits and consults on books, magazines and digital resources for children and youth. She is the author of Terry Fox and Me, editor of Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, and co-editor of three award-winning anthologies with Lisa Charleyboy. She lives in Toronto with her family and her dog, Champ.... Continue Reading →

Read This Next – Massey Lectures

Nicole and special guest Shauna are talking Massey Lectures this week. Have you read or listened to any of these fascinating talks before? Recommend a title to us, and watch this episode on YouTube! Information about past CBC Massey Lectures found here. Notes from the fall 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and... Continue Reading →

Globe & Mail Bestsellers-Non-Fiction-March 2020

March 7, 2020   1. Educated, Tara Westover "Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable."--USA Today 2. From the Ashes, Jesse Thistle A remarkable memoir about hope and resilience. 3. Open Book, Jessica Simpson Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. 4. Successful Aging,... Continue Reading →

Globe & Mail Bestsellers-Non-Fiction-February 2020

February 29, 2020 1. Open Book, Jessica Simpson Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. 2. Educated, Tara Westover "Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable."--USA Today 3. From the Ashes, Jesse Thistle A remarkable memoir about hope and resilience. 4. Talking To Strangers,... Continue Reading →

Globe & Mail Bestsellers-Non Fiction-January 2020

January 25, 2020 1. Talking To Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell A powerful examination of our interactions with strangers. 2. You Are Awesome, Neil Pasricha How to Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life 3. Educated, Tara Westover "Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable."--USA Today 4. Me, Elton... Continue Reading →

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