Calgary Herald - - BOOKS - — Compiled from in­for­ma­tion from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books.

1. The Patch

Chris Turner. The con­flict of the cli­mate cri­sis ver­sus in­dus­trial tri­umph.

2. Fear: Trump in the White House

Bob Wood­ward. A por­trait of the U.S. pres­i­dent.

3. Call Them by Their True Names

Re­becca Sol­nit. Es­says about Amer­i­can crises.

4. Lit­tle Fail­ure: A Mem­oir

Gary Shteyn­gart. An all too true story of an im­mi­grant fam­ily bet­ting its fu­ture on Amer­ica.

5. Pay No Heed to the Rock­ets

Mar­cello Di Cin­tio. Pales­tine in the present tense.

6. Let Them Eat Dirt: Sav­ing Our Chil­dren from an Over­san­i­tized World

B. Brett Fin­lay and MarieClaire Ar­ri­eta. Our over­san­i­tized world threat­ens chil­dren’s health, but par­ents can change their en­vi­ron­ment into one where they’ll thrive.

7. Walls: Travel Along the Bar­ri­cade

Mar­cello Di Cin­tio. What it means to live against fa­mous walls around the world.

8. An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and An Epic

Daniel Men­del­sohn. A deeply mov­ing tale of a father and son’s trans­for­ma­tive jour­ney in read­ing, and re­liv­ing, Homer’s epic master­piece.

9. Wait­ing

Rona Al­trows and Julie Se­divy. Es­says about the most hu­man ex­pe­ri­ence.

10. Ed­u­cated

Tara Westover. A mem­oir of a woman who did not set foot in a class­room un­til the age of seven­teen.

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