Staff Favourites, 2018: Nonfiction
Every year we ask our staff to select their favourite books of the year and share the list in a series of blog posts. This is the nonfiction that caught our attention during 2018.
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Harari.
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou.
Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell.
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover.
End of the Rope: Mountains, Marriage and Motherhood by Jan Redford.
The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen.
Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot.
Hockey Fight in Canada: The Big Media Faceoff over the NHL by David Shoalts.
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay.
I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O'Farrell.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara.
Lake Erie Stories: Struggle and Survival on a Freshwater Ocean by Chad Fraser.
Runnin' with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock and the Down and Dirty Truth behind the Making of Van Halen by Noel E. Monk and Joseph Layden.
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga.
When they Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele.