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All A's!



In the sports world, even the most diehard fans of opposing teams have to tip their caps when a David beats a Goliath. If the Miami Heat wins a championship after assembling a virtual all-star team, there's little interest beyond the fan base. More than 30 years later, however, we all still remember the USA hockey team's stunning victory at the 1980 Olympic Games...
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Tantalizing Non-Fiction Titles on Main Street



I usually take a photo-a-day to post on Darien Libary's social media, but while walking along Main Street this morning, this selection of non-fiction titles caught my eye. Thus I decided to create this booklist so you can directly request these particular titles instead of just looking at a photo!

Share your favorite non-fiction book in the comments? 


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Ann and Asha's MUOMS Picks



Ann's Picks:

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. This is a wonderfully written book about love and loss .  June loves her Uncle Finn who is dying from aids in the 1980's when people did not know much about the disease or were open to different lifestyles.  Her...
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Erin and Stephanie's MUOMS Picks



Erin's Picks:

Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark is best known for her work as head prosecutor during the O.J. Simpson trial. This is her second book involving her character District Attorney Rachel Knight. In her first book...
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Janet and Elisabeth's MUOMS Picks



Janet's Picks:

Devil at My Heels by Louis Zamperini

Last year, one of our most popular non-fiction books was Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken -- the story of a juvenile delinquent turned Olympic track...
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New this Month in Large Print



New Large Print titles purchased through the generosity of the Anne R. Ferguson Large Print Book Fund.


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Erin and Pat's MUOMS Picks



Erin's Picks

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (release date August 28). I had the chance to see this author speak at Book Expo America and his talk was so moving I couldn't wait to tear into this book. After a tragic accident that leaves Benjamin without a family, he enrolls...
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Pat and Kiera's MUOM selections



Pat's Picks

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian (release date July 17th) Pat met the author this week at Book Expo America and was very impressed. She also highly recommends two of his other novels:

The Double Bind...
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New York Times Bestsellers: Non-Fiction



Top Ten Hardcover Bestsellers from the New York Times for the week of  November 30th.

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NPR Bestsellers: Non-Fiction



NPR Nonfiction Bestsellers for the week of  November 20th. 

 


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