Non Fiction Summaries

Into the Wild

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Into the Wild title_orig translator image image_caption Cover of paperback, depicting the bus McCandless stayed at before his death. author Jon Krakauer illustrator cover_artist country America language English series genre Novel publisher Anchor release_date January 20, 1997 media_type pages 224 isbn ISBN 0385486804 preceded_by followed_by The purpose of Jon Krakauer’s book is […]

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Stardust

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stardust by John Gribbin Gribbin discusses the idea that all of our known universe – everything we have ever been told of, observed directly, or postulated to be, has as a common ancestor the tiny remnants of stars which have lived their lives and exploded. The resulting stardust is responsible for the formation of heavier […]

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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

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  “Infobox Book” name Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America image image caption Cover of Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Ehrenreich country America language English genre Non-fiction publisher Owl Books release date 2001 media type Paperback pages 240 isbn 0805063897 Barbara Ehrenreich’s non-fiction bestseller, Nickel and Dimed, is the story of an […]

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Godless: The Church of Liberalism

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“Infobox Book” name Godless: The Church of Liberalism title_orig translator image image_caption author Ann Coulter illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Political convictions genre publisher Crown Forum release_date June 6, 2006 english_release_date media_type Print (Hardcover) pages 320 isbn ISBN 1400054206 preceded_by How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must): The World […]

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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“Infobox Book” name The Death and Life of Great American Cities image image caption Cover of The Death and Life of Great American Cities author Jane Jacobs country America language English genre Non-fiction publisher Random House release date 1961 media type Hardback pages 472 isbn 0375508732 Jacobs’ book is an attack on “orthodox” modern city […]

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The Conscience of a Liberal Summary

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

:Non-fiction The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman Chapter 1: The Way We Were (by Jerry) In opening his call for new social welfare infrastructure in America, Krugman describes how he joined many Americans in protesting the country during one of its greatest times, the 1950s and 60s. Krugman does not discount the necessity […]

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Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition

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“infobox Book “ name Confessions of an Economic Hitman image image caption 1972 cover of Polyarchy author Robert A. Dahl country America language English language genre(s) Non-fiction publisher Yale University Press release date 1971 media type Paperback pages 267 isbn 0300015658 Chapter Summaries Chapter One: Democratization and Public Opposition Dahl’s purpose of Polyarchy is to […]

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Palestine Peace Not Apartheid image image_caption Cover showing the author, left, and protesters at the Israeli West Bank barrier, right author Jimmy Carter illustrator cover_artist Michael Accordino country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Simon & Schuster release_date 14 November 2006 media_type Hardback pages 264 isbn ISBN 978-0-7432-8502-5 […]

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Link http://www.enotes.com/blink-power-of-thinking Author Gladwell, Malcolm Executive Summary With the publication of several best-selling books, reporter Malcolm Gladwell has emerged in the 2000s as one of the most influential figures in American letters. Extending the trademark style that he developed in 2000’s The Tipping Point, Gladwell’s research in […]

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