By: John C. Mutter
In Disaster Profiteers, John C. Mutter writes about a hidden tragedy that accompanies natural disasters. This tragedy does not happen during the disasters themselves or within the weeks following the disasters. The tragedy happens after the aid workers leave, and after the hype has died down. That is when the elite intervene and keep the survivors impoverished.
Longing for Paris
By: Sarah Mae
Have you ever wished that you could live a different life? Sarah Mae has a strong desire to be immersed in all of the history, art and food of the Parisian lifestyle. Longing for Paris is about Mae’s struggle to live the life of a Parisian princess, without abandoning the friends, family and life that she already has.
The Orpheus Clock
By: Simon Goodman
Simon Goodman’s grandparents came from German-Jewish banking dynasties and perished in concentration camps. It was only recently, after the death of his father, that Goodman discovered a long-hidden family interest: world-class art. In The Orpheus Clock, Goodman documents his quest to recover old works of art that the Nazis stole from his family years ago.
How to Cook A Moose
By: Kate Christensen
How to Cook a Moose was inspired by Kate Christensen’s move to Maine and New Hampshire, as well as the slow-food movement that has re-energized sustainable farming. This book sends the reader on a journey into the lives of people who are trying to make do with what they can and still produce delicious and healthy food.
Walking With Abel
By: Anna Badkhen
Anna Badkhen joins a family of nomadic Fulani cowboys as they embark on their annual migration across Mali’s Sahel grasslands. The nomadic family embraces Badkhen as one of their own, and she is able to learn about their way of life, as well as things that threaten it, like Islamic militants and climate change.
Zero zero zero By Roberto Saviano
Despite threats from mobs and gangs, Roberto Saviano is not afraid to write books exposing the evils of the black market. In Zerozerozero, Saviano explores the inner workings of the global cocaine trade. He charts its increasing role in the world economy and, by extension, its grasp on all of us.
The President’s Salmon By David Rosenfelt
One of the oldest and most fascinating species of animal is the salmon. The President’s Salmon offers a rich history of the Atlantic salmon, primarily revolving around the Penobscot River, the last stronghold for the Atlantic salmon in America and a key battleground site for the preservation of the species.
It’s Good To Be Gronk By Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski, one of the best tight-ends and biggest goof-balls the NFL has ever seen, has written a book. It’s Good To Be Gronk not only documents many successes Gronkowski has had in the NFL and pop-culture, but it also explores some difficulties he has overcome to get where he is.
Project Animal Farm By Sonia Faruqi
Project Animal Farm documents Sonia Faruqi’s worldwide search for solutions to animal cruelty in the food industry. Faruqi lives with farmers, hitchhikes with strangers, and has many other experiences all over the world. Through these experiences, she develops surprising insights and solutions, both about the food industry and herself.
The Trip by Deborah Davis
In 1963, Andy Warhol took a trip across the country that profoundly influenced his life and art. The Trip captures Warhol’s interactions with rednecks, hippies, filmmakers, artists and celebrities. This book is a must read for anyone interested in art, movies or the United States!