September 11: Unbroken: A World War II Airman’s Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Reviewer: Craig Leman
October 9: The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media by Brooke Gladstone
Reviewer: Hasso Hering
November 13: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
Reviewer: Larry Landis
Where to See Curtis’ “Indians of North America“:
December 11: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
Reviewer: Paul Farber
April 9: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
Reviewer: Courtney Campbell
May 14: Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent by Gabrielle Walker
Reviewer: Andrew Thurber
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