What Do I Read Next? Nonfiction: 2005-2010, 2011 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414448473
  • ISBN-13: 9781414448473
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Shipping Weight: 4.05 lbs ( 1.84 kgs)
  • 718 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2011 | Published



With the popularity of readable nonfiction growing every year Gale’s landmark readers’ advisory series, What Do I Read Next? has added a new volume devoted solely to the very best in popular nonfiction from the past five years. What Do I Read Next? nonfiction includes approximately 1,400 title entries from between 2005 and 2010, covering genres like: pop culture, business, health/medicine, humanities, science, social sciences, biographies and memoirs, and history.

Each entry describes a separate book, listing everything readers need to know to help them make better reading selections. Arranged by author within genre sections, detailed entries provide: Title, Publisher and publication date, Review citations, Brief plot summary, Selected other books by the author, Similar books by different authors, and Author, title, and subject indexes are included to facilitate research.

Features and Benefits

  • Differs from the WDIRN parent volume in that the titles are all nonfiction, divided into eight different disciplines or sections.

What's New

  • Entries: Title, author’s name (and co-author’s, editor’s, or translator’s names), year published, publisher name and location, subjects, plot summary (about 200-300 words), citations to journals and magazines that have reviewed the title, list of up to five other titles by the author, list of up to five similar titles by different authors. Indexes: Subject, Author, Title. Topical essays for each section written by subject matter experts.

Table of Contents

About the Genre Experts.
Pop Culture Nonfiction Titles for the Literary Fiction Reader.
Contemporary Pop Culture Nonfiction Writing by Women: Intimacy with Strangers.
Non-Fiction Reader Advisory: Tips, Tricks, and Technique.
Gender Appeal in Non-Fiction.
Welcoming Adults Back to Leisure Reading.
Biographies and Memoirs.
Health and Wellness.
Pop Culture.
Social Sciences.
Author Index.
Title Index.
Subject Index.