Category Archives: Nonfiction

Top Ten Tuesday- 2/3/15

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists … Continue reading

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Ireland Unhinged by David Monagan

Title: Ireland Unhinged: Encounters with  a Wildly Changing Country Author: David Monagan Published: 2010 Pages: 281 Rating: ***1/2    In 2000, David and his family- his wife, Jamie, and three children, Laura, Harris, and Owen- are living in rural Connecticut. … Continue reading

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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley

Title: Relish: My Life in the Kitchen Author: Lucy Knisley Published: 2013 Pages: 192 Rating: ***      Lucy Knisley grew up a daughter of two self-professed foodies. From her very early years in New York City, to her childhood … Continue reading

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Reviewlettes: the Last of 2014

   So it’s now officially more than halfway through the first month of 2015 and I still have a backlog of reviews from the old year. This is just a short post of the last seven books of the year … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November and the TBR

Nonfiction Novemer is over 😦 Although I’m sad to see it, and the month, go, I had a wonderful time reading some great books. I read a total of six books this month, five of which were nonfiction: The Restless Sleep: … Continue reading

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Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

Title: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital  Author: Sheri Fink Published: 2013 Pages: 542 Rating: **** 1/2 In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial … Continue reading

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The Restless Sleep: Inside New York City’s Cold Case Squad by Stacy Horan

Title: The Restless Sleep: Inside New York City’s Cold Case Squad Author: Stacy Horn Published: 2005 Genre: Nonfiction: real crime Pages: 291 Rating: *** An unflinching look at New York’s most enigmatic crimes and the cops who make it their … Continue reading

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