Favorite Nonfiction for Adults

The Book World

Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore
Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World
Warmly Inscribed: The New England Forger and Other Book Tales
by Goldstone, Lawrence and Nancy

Old Books and Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passions
by Rostenberg, Leona and Stern, Madeleine

House and Garden

Storybook Style: America's Whimsical Homes of the Twenties
by Gellner, Arrol

Nell Hill's Style At Home
by Garrity, Mary Carol

Adventures With Old Houses
by Jenrette, Richard

One Man's Garden
by Mitchell, Henry and Tenebaum, Frances

The Walls Around Us: The Thinking Person's Guide to How a House Works
Around the House: Reflections on Life Under a Roof
by Owen, David

Meetings With Remarkable Trees
by Pakenham, Thomas

Funny Rants

Kiss My Tiara: How to Rule the World As a Smartmouth Goddess
by Gilman, Susan Jane

Balsamic Dreams: A Short but Self-Important History of the Baby Boomer Generation
by Queenan, Joe

A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Reexamined As a Grotesque, Crippling Disease and Other Cultural Revalations
by Wilson, Cintra

General Nonfiction

The Postcard Century: Cards and Their Messages 1900-2000
by Phillips, Thomas

Brothel: Mustang Ranch and Its Women
by Albert, Alexa

The Last Cuckoo: The Very Best Letters to The Times Since 1900

Clinging to the Wreckage: A Part of Life
by Mortimer, John

One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
by Rybczynski, Witold

Will This Do?
by Waugh, Auberon

Consuming Passions: A Food-Obsessed Life
by West, Michael Lee

Around the World

Extra Virgin: A Young Woman Discovers the Italian Riviera, Where Every Month is Enchanted
by Hawes, Annie

A Corner in the Marais: Memoir of a Paris Neighborhood
by Karmel, Alex

Miles Away: A Walk Across France
or A Walk Across France in paperback edition title
by Moreland, Miles

For the Entire Family to Enjoy Together

The Cat's House
by Walker, Bob and Mooney, Frances

Extraordinary Chickens
by Green-Armytage, Stephen

by Albert, Fred

Aquarium Style: Imaginative Ideas for Creating Dream Homes for Fish
by Christian, Matthew