Friday, September 8, 2023

New Nonfiction

"Describes the life and times of Catherine the Great, one of Russia's most powerful rulers." -WorldCat
"An impassioned generational perspective on how to stay sane amid climate disruption." -WorldCat
"Discover nine ordinary women who took extraordinary measures to save lives during the Holocaust, resisting terror and torture while undercover or in hiding, in concentration camps, in forests, and in exile." -WorldCat
“Stalin turned the Soviet Union into a world power--at an unimaginable cost. He uprooted millions of peasants and starved millions to death. He executed his enemies and filled a notorious system of prison camps with Soviet citizens. This is his story." -WorldCat
"From Trump, Putin and Bolsonaro to Erdogan, Xi and Modi, Gideon Rachman pays full attention to the strongman phenomenon around the world and uncovers the complex and often surprising interaction between these leaders." -WorldCat
"From foundations in critical thinking skills to practical tools and real-life perspectives, this book empowers young adult readers to be independent media users." -Amazon
"A leading international relations expert uncovers the key stages that led from the end of the Cold War to the War in Ukraine." -Amazon
"This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.” -WorldCat

"An advocate for sports-based youth development, author Michael McCree breaks down, step-by-step, exactly what it takes to gain control of success. In 10 easy-to-read chapters, he walks readers through how to set actionable goals, gain transferable skills, and overcome mental obstacles.” -Amazon

“Skillfully bringing together the historical record and current analysis, War in Ukraine looks at the events leading up to the conflict, surveys the different parties involved, and weighs the risks of escalation and opportunities for peace.” -Amazon