Fascinating New Non-Fiction Books

February 2022

The best new non-fiction releases in February include a magisterial new biography of Buster Keaton.

The best new non-fiction releases in February include a magisterial new biography of Bu... more

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Curated byMatthew Horovitz, Hark Contributor
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Dana Stevens on Why She Wrote "Camera Man", a Biography on Buster Keaton

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Slate's film critic Dana Stevens discusses her new biography of silent screen legend Buster Keaton with Marc Maron from the WTF Podcast.
Dana Stevens on Why She Wrote "Camera Man", a Biography on Buster Keaton

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

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Ricky Tucker's "And The Category Is?" Goes Inside NYC's Ballroom Community

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Ricky Tucker, the author of “And The Category Is?,” a history of Black queer drag houses and “balls,” talks to Alison Stewart of All of It.
Ricky Tucker's "And The Category Is?" Goes Inside NYC's Ballroom Community

All Of It

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“The Nineties” by Chuck Klosterman

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Author Chuck Klosterman’s new book “The Nineties” explores the battle between Alan Greenspan and Oprah Winfrey, and the victory of interiority.
“The Nineties” by Chuck Klosterman

Poured Over

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"The Method": How the 20th Century Learned to Act by Isaac Butler

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Forget everything you know about Method acting. According to author Isaac Butler’s new book “The Method,” history has gotten Lee Strasburg’s ideas 180° wrong. Perhaps for our betterment.
"The Method": How the 20th Century Learned to Act by Isaac Butler

The Maris Review

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Natalia Pereira's “Abundancia: My Life in Recipes” Is a Tribute to her Mom

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Renowned Los Angeles chef Natalia Pereira discusses her new book “Abundancia: My Life in Recipes” and how it exists as a tribute to the woman who raised her in Brazil.
Natalia Pereira's “Abundancia: My Life in Recipes” Is a Tribute to her Mom

Good Food

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"Otherlands: A Journey Through Earth’s Extinct Worlds" by Thomas Halliday

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A paleontologist brings the reader back billions of years in Thomas Halliday’s new book “Otherlands” just to make the reader aware that there is nothing special, evolutionarily, about right now.
"Otherlands: A Journey Through Earth’s Extinct Worlds" by Thomas Halliday

The Penguin Podcast

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Laura Kipnis “Love in the Time of Contagion” Explores Covid Cohabitation

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“I could have written several volumes more on household neuroses,” says author Laura Kipnis of her new book about Covid cohabitation, “Love in the Time of Contagion.”
Laura Kipnis “Love in the Time of Contagion” Explores Covid Cohabitation

The Unspeakable Podcast

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