2022 Nonfiction Preview, Part II
This week Alice and Kim talk about upcoming nonfiction for 2022.
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New Nonfiction, Part 2
The Tomorrow Game: Rival Teenagers, Their Race for a Gun, and a Community United to Save Them by Sudhir Venkatesh (
The Colony: Faith and Blood in a Promised Land by Sally Denton
Normal Family: On Truth, Love, and How I Met My 35 Siblings by Chrysta Bilton
Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks by Patrick Radden Keefe
Return to Uluru: The Hidden History of a Murder in Outback Australia by Mark McKenna
Asian American Histories of the United States by Catherine Ceniza Choy
The Fishermen and the Dragon: Fear, Greed, and a Fight for Justice on the Gulf Coast by Kirk Wallace Johnson
We Are Still Here: Afghan Women on Courage, Freedom, and the Fight to Be Heard by Nahid Shahalimi
Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew by Michael W. Twitty
All the Women in My Brain by Betty Gilpin
Bad Vibes Only: (and Other Things I Bring to the Table) by Nora McInerny
Elderflora: A Modern History of Ancient Trees by Jared Farmer
American Caliph: The True Story of a Muslim Mystic, a Hollywood Epic, and the 1977 Siege of Washington, DC by Shahan Mufti
Egypt’s Golden Couple: When Akhenaten and Nefertiti Were Gods on Earth by John and Colleen Darnell
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human by Siddhartha Mukherjee
KIM: The Monster’s Bones: The Discovery of T. Rex and How It Shook Our World by David K. Randall
ALICE: The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. by Peniel E. Joseph
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