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2020 Booklist

January 8

Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Stephen Greenblatt.  (2011)

February 12

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard.  (2016)

March 11

Go Back to Where You Came From:  The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy
Sasha Polakow-Suransky.  (2017)

April 8

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher:  The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Timothy Egan.  (2013)

May 13

A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking.  (1998)

June 10

They Fought Like Demons:  Women Soldiers in the American Civil War
DeAnn Blanton.  (2002)

July 8

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond.  (2016)

August 12

The Professor and the Madman:   A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Simon Winchester.  (2005)

September 9

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
Eliza Griswold.  (2018)

October 14

The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World – and Us
Richard O. Prum.  (2018)

November 11

Braiding Sweetgrass:  Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
Robin Wall Kimmerer.  (2015)

December 9

The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institution, 1946-1954
Susan Bartlett Foote.  (2018)