Tag Archives: nonfiction

The Invisible Girls, by Sarah Thebarge (audio)

Sarah Thebarge grew up in a fundamentalist household, which later caused her severe anxiety issues, and a personal crisis of faith when she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer in her late 20s. After several years of cancer treatments and … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Velvet Swing, by Simon Baatz (audio)

Subtitled: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century Trigger warning: sexual violence Spoiler warning: These are actual events, so I will discuss details. In the early 1900s, Evelyn Nesbit was raped by architect Stanford White, who … Continue reading

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Consider the Fork, by Bee Wilson (audio)

Subtitled: A History of How We Cook and Eat I’ve read a lot of food history over the years, and some cooking history as well. While this book deals with both food and cooking, it is instead a history of … Continue reading

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Sirens & Sinners, by Hans Helmut Prinzler

Subtitled: A Visual History of Weimar Film 1918-1933 This book is exactly what the subtitle says. There’s a text introduction, discussing cinematography, photography, and the historical-political-social climate of the time period and location. Then we move on to the movies … Continue reading

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WW: The Case Against Sugar, by Gary Taubes (audio)

A personal history: I grew up in the low-fat high-carb era. As an example, my mom made Kraft mac and cheese with just the noodles, cheese packet, and a bit of skim milk, because the butter the box called for … Continue reading

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Pantsuit Nation, by Libby Chamberlain

Note: While I’ve listed Libby Chamberlain as the author, she’s actually the editor of this book and the person who put it all together. The content of the book is from many different individual sources. Not long before the 2016 … Continue reading

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Protected: A Beautiful, Terrible Thing, by Jen Waite

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