New Books, August 2014

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  • Rebecca Solnit, Men Explain Things To Me (2014)
  • Eva Hoffman, Exit Into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe (1993)
  • Joel Bakan, The Corporation (2004)
  • Philip Kerr, If The Dead Rise Not (2009)
  • Alissa Nutting, Tampa (2013)
  • Noah Richler, What We Talk About When We Talk About War (2012)
  • Robert Wright, Our Man in Tehran: Ken Taylor, the CIA, and the Iran Hostage Crisis (2010)
  • Dean MacCannell, The Tourist: A New Theory of the Leisure Class (1976 2nd Ed. 1999)
  • John le Carre, A Delicate Truth (2013)
  • Joseph Kanon, Istanbul Passage (2012)
  • Chuck Sudetic, Blood and Vengeance: One Family’s Story of the War in Bosnia (1998)
  • Gordon Gibson, Bull of the Woods (1980, 2nd ed. 2000)
  • Lesley Gill, The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas (2004)
  • Peter Nichols, Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat (1997)
  • Nadine Gordimer, July’s People (1981)
  • Joe Wiebe, Craft Beer Revolution (2013)
  • Mark Pendergast, Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (2010)
  • Anna Porter, The Storyteller: Memory, Secrets, Magic, and Lies (2000)
  • Jess Walter, The Financial Lives of the Poets (2009)
  • Josh Frank and Caryn Ganz, Fool the World: The Oral History of a Band Called Pixies (2006)
  • Mary Roach, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void (2010)
  • Cathy Converse, Following the Curve of Time: The Legendary M. Wylie Blanchet (2008)
  • Dominique Lapierre and Javier Moro, Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World’s Deadliest Industrial Disaster (2002)
  • Michael Azzerad, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana (1993)
  • Russell R. Walker, Politicians of a Pioneering Province (1969)

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  • William Fiennes, The Snow Geese: A Story of Home (2002)
  • Joseph Boyden, Through Black Spruce (2008)
  • Chris Gudgeon, The Naked Truth: The Untold Story of Sex in Canada (2003)
  • Tim Leadem, Hiking the West Coast of Vancouver Island (2005, 2nd ed 2008)
  • Noel Baker, Hard Core Roadshow: A Screenwriter’s Diary (1997)
  • Grant Lawrence, Adventures in Solitude: What Not To Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound (2010)
  • Jamie Dopp and Richard Harrison, Now is the Winter: Thinking About Hockey (2009)
  • Tom Hawthorn, Deadlines: Obits of Memorable British Columbians (2012)
  • Gordon Laird, The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization (2009)
  • Strobe Talbott, The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy (2003)
  • Jimmy Pattison with Paul Grescoe, Jimmy: An Autobiography (1987)
  • Thomas Berger, One Man’s Justice: A Life in the Law (2002)
  • Tim Jackson, Inside Intel: Andy Grove and the Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Chip Company (1997)
  • Mark Kurlansky, The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America’s Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town (2008) – Free for the taking in the apartment laundry room.
  • Trevor Corson, The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favourite Crustacean (2004) –
  • Paul Hendrickson, The Living and the Dead: Robert MacNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War (1996)
  • Charles Cross, Heavier than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain (2001)
  • Dick Cannings, JoAnne Nelson, and Sydney Cannings, Geology of British Columbia, (1999; 2nd ed 2011)
  • Douglas Hunter, The Bubble and the Bear: How Nortel Burst the Canadian Dream (2002)
  • P. W. Singer, Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century (2009)
  • Grant Lawrence, The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie (2013)
  • Ian Brown, Man Overboard: True Adventures with North American Men (1993)
  • Tony Blair, A Journey (2010)
  • Jim Carlton, Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders (1997)
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