November 2021-Nonfiction-New Releases

November 22nd, 2021 by cmcneil · No Comments · New Releases

Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax

By Frank Bello and Joel McIver

Read by Frank Bello

Publishing Date: 11/09/2021

Frank Bello, bassist with the legendary New York thrash metal band Anthrax, presents his long-awaited memoir.

Strong Ties: Barclay Simpson: Business, Philanthropy, Leadership, and the Bay Area

By Katharine Ogden Michaels

Read by Janet Metzger  

Publishing Date: 11/09/2021

An in-depth look at the life of Oakland, California native, Barclay Simpson, Strong Ties focuses on the set of convictions and leadership qualities that allowed Simpson to build a successful business from nothing and to become one of the major philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area.

High Yella: A Modern Family Memoir

By Steve Majors

Read by Terrence Kidd  

Publishing Date: 11/16/2021

In his remarkable and moving memoir, Steve Majors gathers the shards of a broken past to piece together a portrait of a man on an extraordinary journey toward Blackness, queerness, and parenthood. High Yella delivers its hard-won lessons on love, life, and family with exceptional grace.

A brave reckoning with multiple issues of identity, class, family, race, and other thorny issues. ― Kirkus Reviews

Black Theology and Black Power

By James H. Cone

Read by Leon Nixon      

Publishing Date: 11/16/2021

First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power is the first systematic presentation of black theology that also introduced the voice of a young theologian who would shake the foundations of American theology.

The Self-Esteem Regime: An Action Plan for Becoming the Confident Person You Were Meant to Be

By Clarissa Burt

Read by Clarissa Burt 

Publishing Date: 11/23/2021

Despite years of progress, many women today continue to suffer from low self-esteem. In her revelatory and prescriptive work The Self-Esteem Regime, internationally-renowned multimedia producer, supermodel, award-winning actress, and public speaker Clarissa Burt offers down-to-earth advice for women to help them manifest self-confidence in all aspects of their lives.

The Self-Esteem Regime: An Action Plan for Becoming the Confident Person You Were Meant to Be by Clarissa Burt, with Gary M. Krebs provides a highly effective and practical approach to a broad and sometimes daunting topic like self-esteem. This is definitely a valuable resource with thought-provoking questions and examples for those wanting to do the work! – Megan Logan, MSW, LCSW

The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics

By Mae M. Ngai

Read by Cindy Kay    

Publishing Date: 11/23/2021

Booklist Starred Review

How Chinese migration to the world’s goldfields upended global power and economics and forged modern conceptions of race.

“An ambitious, diligent work. … A multilayered world history that adds materially to the sadly evergreen topic of immigration exploitation and exclusion.” ― Kirkus Reviews

Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the post-Cold War Era 1st Edition

By Jussi M. Hanhimaki

Read by Mike Cooper

Publishing Date: 11/30/2021

A bold argument that tackles current trends, such as rising nationalism, arguing that they strengthen rather than undermine transatlantic ties.

Pax Transatlantica offers compelling evidence that transatlantic economic, political, and military ties will endure. Hanhimäki shows how recent crises reflect continued interdependence, and he explains why NATO will remain strong in coming years. Everyone interested in American relations with Europe should read this smart, powerful book.” —Jeremi Suri, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin and author of The Impossible Presidency

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