Kira's Nonfiction


Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It. Thomas de Zegotita

Blink: the Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Malcolm Gladwell

Against Depression. Peter Kramer

Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality. Gabriel Byrne

The World is Flat : a Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. Thomas Friedman

Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture is Actually Making you Stronger. Steven Johnson

The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things. Barry Glassner

Outliers: the Story of Success. Malcolm Gladwell

PostModernism 101. Heath White 

A Short History of Nearly Everything. Bill Bryson

How to Survive the Loss of a Love. Melba Colgrove

NurtureShock : New Thinking about Children.  Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman.

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why it's so Hard to Think Straight about Animals.  Hal Herzog

Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture. Julier Schor

Women's Reality: An Emerging Female System in a White Male Society. Anne Wilson Schaef

Guns Germs and Steel. Jared Diamond

In Defense of Food. Michael Pollan

The Better Angels of our Nature : Why Violence has Declined.  Steven Pinker.

Spontaneous Happiness. Andrew Weil

My Stroke of Insight. Jill Taylor

Rowing without Oars.  Ulla-Carin Lindquist Wesley the Owl. Stacey O'Brien

Still Fighting the Civil War : the American South and Southern History. David Goldfield

The Five Love Languages. Gary Chapman

It's the Little Things : Everyday Interactions that Anger, Annoy, and Divide the Races. Lena Williams

Red-Tails in Love : a Wildlife Drama in Central Park. Marie Winn

This is Your Brain on Music. Daniel Levitin

Predictably Irrational : the Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions. Dan Ariely

Thinking, Fast and Slow. Daniel Kahneman

Seven Daughters of Eve. Bryan Sykes

Taking Back Islam : American Muslims Reclaim their Faith. Michael Wolfe