2018 Nonfiction Reviews

The following nonfiction reviews were all published by Fourth & Sycamore in 2018. They are listed in chronological order from the date each review was published.


Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian by Richard Aldous

W.W. Norton, 2017. Review by Pam Munter.

 


The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It by Joanna Scutts

Liveright, 2017. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Witch Wife by Kiki Petrosino (poetry review)

Sarabande, 2017. Review by David Nilsen.

 


Money, Murder and Dominick Dunne: A Life in Several Acts By Robert Hofler

University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. Review by Pam Munter.

 


The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act By Alex Prud’homme

Knopf, 2016. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China by Scott Savitt

Soft Skull Press, 2016. Review by Travis Lee.

 


Celebrity Influence: Politics, Persuasion, and Issue-Based Advocacy By Mark Harvey

University Press of Kansas, 2017. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Harbors by Donald Quist (essay collection)

Awst Press, 2016. Review by Emily Webber.

 


Saving Talk Therapy: How Health Insurers, Big Pharma, and Slanted Science Are Ruining Good Mental Health Care by Enrico Gnaulati, Ph.D.

Beacon Press, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, The Certainty of Dying, and Our Illusion of Control by Barbara Ehrenreich

Twelve, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion by Michelle Dean

Grove, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein by Jamie Bernstein

HarperCollins, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

 


Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu (graphic novel)

First Second, 2018. Review by Lisa Folkmire.

 


A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety by Donald Hall

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

 


How Schools Work: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation’s Longest-Serving Secretaries of Education by Arne Duncan

Simon Schuster, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.


Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) by Rebecca Solnit

Haymarket Books, 2018. Review by Pam Munter.

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