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How to Sharpen Pencils A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice by David Rees (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 12, 2012 tagged nonfiction
How to Survive the Titanic The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson (2011)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on October 14, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High by Tony Danza (2012)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on October 26, 2012 tagged nonfiction
I Don't Care If We Never Get Back 30 Games in 30 Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever by Ben Blatt, Eric Brewster (2014)
Reviewed by emilyreads on March 6, 2015 tagged nonfiction
I Heart My Little A-Holes A bunch of holy-crap moments nobody ever told you about parenting by Karen Alpert (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on January 16, 2015 tagged essays • nonfiction
Imperfect Harmony Finding Happiness Singing with Others by Stacy Horn (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on February 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction
An amateur choral singer explores the joy of singing together.
Improv Sewing A Freeform Approach To Creative Techniques: 101 Fast, Fun and Fearless Projects by Nicole Blum, Debra Immergut (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on January 11, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Infinite City A San Francisco Atlas by Rebecca Solnit (2010)
Reviewed by wally on September 5, 2014 tagged art • essays • nonfiction
Cartographers, artists, and writers show views of San Francisco through unique maps and essays.
In Her Kitchen Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the World by Gabriele Galimberti (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by dawnrutherford on June 12, 2015 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction
The Initiates A Comic Artist and a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs by Étienne Davodeau, Joe Johnson (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on August 23, 2013 tagged art • graphic novel • nonfiction • science
Inside the Vault The True Story of a Master Bank Burglar by Amil Dinsio (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 1, 2014 tagged mystery • nonfiction
The story of two brothers who planned and executed an epic bank robbery after a tip from Jimmy Hoffa.
In the President’s Secret Service Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect by Ronald Kessler (2010)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 18, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
An Irreverent Curiosity In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town by David Farley (2009)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 13, 2012 tagged history • nonfiction
It Gets Better Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage, Terry Miller, others (2011)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on December 23, 2011 tagged coming of age • essays • nonfiction
It's Complicated The Social Lives of Networked Teens by danah boyd (2015)
Reviewed by emilyreads on May 22, 2015 tagged coming of age • nonfiction
Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential How Teenage Girls Made a Nation Cool by Brian Ashcraft, Shoko Ueda (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 10, 2010 tagged history • nonfiction
Japanese schoolgirls are a powerful economic force both in Japan and around the world.
John Hughes: A Life in Film: The Genius Behind Ferris Bueller, The Breakfast Club, Home Alone, and more by Kirk Honeycutt (2015)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by emilyreads on January 15, 2016 tagged biography • nonfiction
Kill Chain Drones And The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins by Andrew Cockburn (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 13, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Kings of the Road How Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Alberto Salazar Made Running Go Boom by Cameron Stracher (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on April 11, 2014 tagged nonfiction
The story of how running became a national obsession in the U.S.
Knitmare on Elm Street 20 Projects That Go Bump In The Night by Hannah Simpson (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on March 1, 2013 tagged horror • nonfiction
Photographs and easy instructions for how to knit zombies, vampires and other monsters.
Knits of Tomorrow Toys and Accessories for your Retro-Future Needs by Sue Culligan (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 8, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Yesteryear’s symbols of the future (think reel-to-reel tapes and rockets) decorate knits, scarves, hats, and more.
Knitting Yarns Writers on Knitting by Ann Hood (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 1, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
Writers write about why they knit: stress relief, connecting with friends, grief, and getting through crises.
Kobe Bryant The Game of His Life by Jeffrey Scott Shapiro, Jennifer Stevens (2004)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 5, 2013 tagged nonfiction
After basketball star Kobe Bryant was accused of raping a concierge, she was savaged in the media and at trial.
Kraken The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid by Wendy Williams (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 20, 2011 tagged nonfiction • science
The Last Great Game Duke vs. Kentucky and the 2.1 Seconds that Changed Basketball by Gene Wojciechowski (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 24, 2012 tagged history • nonfiction
The Last Headbangers NFL Football in the Rowdy, Reckless ‘70’s, the Era that Created Modern Sports by Kevin Cook (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 31, 2014 tagged nonfiction
1970s NFL football was rougher, lower paying, out of control, and fueled by off-field excess.
Law and Disorder Absurdly Funny Moments from the Courts by Charles M. Sevilla, Lee Lorenz (2014)
Reviewed by robert on March 13, 2015 tagged humor • nonfiction
Learn to Program Second Edition by Chris Pine (2009)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on July 25, 2014 tagged nonfiction
A thorough but lighthearted approach to learning programming using the language Ruby.
Leaving Mundania Inside the Transformative World of Live Action Role-Playing Game by Lizzie Stark (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 18, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Lincoln's Flying Spies Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 27, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
The Longest Way Home One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down by Andrew McCarthy (2012)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on February 8, 2013 tagged biography • nonfiction
After life as a teen idol, Andrew McCarthy avoids settling down by becoming a globe-trotting travel writer.
The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City by Laura Tillman (2016)
Reviewed by emilyreads on June 3, 2016 tagged mystery • nonfiction