Conversations with myself by Nelson Mandela ; [foreword by Barack Obama]
Long walk to freedom: the autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Mandela: a critical life by Tom Lodge
Young Mandela by David James Smith
Nelson Mandela: a biography by Martin Meredith
In his own words by Nelson Mandela ; edited by Kader Asmal, David Chidester, Wilmot James
Days of God: the revolution in Iran and its consequences by James Buchan
History decoded: the ten greatest conspiracies of all time by #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer ; with Keith Ferrell
Red fortress: history and illusion in the Kremlin by Catherine Merridale
Romance authors love to pen novels and stories set in and around Christmas and we love to read them. This year there is a bumper crop of these seasonal tales, so grab your hot cocoa and enjoy.
2013 Award Winning Mysteries you may have missed:
The beautiful mystery by Louise Penny — Best Novel: Anthony Award & Macavity Award
Don't ever get old by Daniel Friedman — Best First Novel: Macavity Award
The Blackhouse: a novel by Peter May — Best Novel: Barry Award
A killing in the hills by Julia Keller — Best First Novel: Barry Award
Taken by Robert Crais — Best Hardcover: Shamus Award
Black Fridays by Michael Sears — Best First P.I. Novel: Shamus Award
Old bones: a Gideon Oliver mystery by Aaron Elkins
The vanished: a nameless detective novel by Bill Pronzini
Starvation Lake: a mystery by Bryan Gruley
Open season by C.J. Box
The cold dish by Craig Johnson
Black fly season by Giles Blunt
The blue edge of midnight by Jonathon King
In the bleak midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming
Someone Else's Love Story by Jackson, Joshilyn — Meet New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson on Wednesday, December 4, 7:00PM at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor. A former actor, Jackson reads the audio versions of her novels. She has been nominated for the Audie Award, was selected by AudioFile Magazine for their Best of the Year list, has made the 2012 Audible All-Star list for highest listener ranks/reviews, and garnered three Listen Up Awards from Publisher’s Weekly.
JFK [videodisc] by written by Mark Zwonitzer ; produced and directed by Susan Bellows
Is school enough? [videodisc] by produced by Mobile Digital Arts in association with TPT National Productions ; produced and directed by Stephen Brown.
We steal secrets [videodisc]: the story of Wikileaks by Focus World presents a Jigsaw/Global Produce production ; an Alex Gibney film ; produced by Marc Shmuger, Alex Gibney, Alexis Bloom ; written and directed by Alex Gibney
Latino Americans [videodisc]: the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation by produced by Nina Alvarez, Adriana Bosch, Daniel McCabe, Cathleen O'Connell, Ray Telles, John Valadez ; directed by David Belton, Sonia Fritz
North America [videodisc] by produced by Adam Chapman, Justin Anderson, Mark Brownlow ; written by Sarah Kass, Max Salomon, Laura Fravel, James Manfull, Jeanine Isabel Butler
Secrets of the Dead: JFK: One PM Central Standard Time by Artist Not Provided
Japan 1941: countdown to infamy by Eri Hotta
1941: the year that keeps returning by Slavko Goldstein ; translated from the Croatian by Michael Gable
The sea and civilization: a maritime history of the world by Lincoln Paine
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin
Tyranny of the weak: North Korea and the world, 1950- 1992 by Charles K. Armstrong
Prime witness by Steve Martini
The Lincoln lawyer: a novel by Michael Connelly
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline
The fifth assassin by Brad Meltzer
The cheater by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg
New and delightful cookbooks and memoirs highlighting cuisines from many cultures.
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking: a memoir of love and longing by Anya von Bremzen — This witty memoir captures the feasts and famines of three generations of Russian women.
Japanese soul cooking: ramen, tonkatsu, tempura, and more from the streets and kitchens of Tokyo and beyond by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat ; photography by Todd Coleman — Comfort food Japanese-style.
Mastering the art of French eating: lessons in food and love from a year in Paris by Ann Mah — When her diplomat husband is assigned to Paris, Ann plots gastronomic adventures à deux. But when he is called to Iraq on a year-long post, Ann must stay alone in the City of Light.
Notes from the larder: a kitchen diary with recipes by Nigel Slater ; photographs by Jonathan Lovekin — British food writer Slater muses on a year in the kitchen--including a personal selection of simple and seasonal recipes.
Caregivers and Exercise--Take Time for Yourself
Helping Older Family Members Become More Active
Helping People with Alzheimer's Disease Stay Physically Active
(Source: National Institute of Health)