Category: Nonfiction

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Beyond Words by Carl Safina

★★★★☆ Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel was published to rave reviews in 2015. Now in trade paperback format, it has lost none of its impact and thoughtful examination of what goes through...

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The Hatred of Poetry by Ben Lerner

★★★★★ “I, too, dislike it,” Ben Lerner writes in the opening of his essential essay The Hatred of Poetry, invoking the beginning of Marianne Moore’s short, four-line poem “Poetry.” Moore’s poem continues with a...

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Paper by Mark Kurlansky

★★★★☆ Mark Kurlansky writes about the basics of life. Topics have included salt, cod fish, frozen food, music, and baseball (Hank Greenberg). Detailed, comprehensive, and thoroughly researched, his latest is a history of paper...