Early October 2018 New Non-fiction

personalitybrokers

The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
Emre, Merve

An unprecedented history of the personality test that has achieved cult-like devotion, devised a century ago by a pair of homemakers and found today in boardrooms, classrooms, and beyond. The Personality Brokers examines nothing less than the definition of the self — our attempts to grasp, categorize, and quantify our personalities. Surprising and absorbing, the book, like the test at its heart, considers the timeless question: What makes you you?

injustice1

Injustice, Gods Among Us Year One: The Complete Collection
Taylor, Tom

injustice2

Injustice, Gods Among Us Year Two: The Complete Collection
Taylor, Tom

injustice3

Injustice, Gods Among Us Year Three: The Complete Collection
Taylor, Tom

In an alternate reality, Superman descends into tyranny following his family’s death at the Joker’s hands and establishes a totalitarian One Earth Regime. In response, Batman forms an insurgency to fight back against the Regime!

pence

The Shadow President: The Truth about Mike Pence
D’Antonio, Michael

“[The Shadow President] presents an entirely damning portrait of Pence. You’ve seen his colors before, but not so vividly and in this detail.” ―Frank Bruni, The New York Times

“Producing a biography of a living, controversial politician is always difficult. D’Antonio and Eisner have succeeded in this well-documented, damning book. Cue the outrage from Sean Hannity et al.” ―Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

lepore

These Truths: A History of the United States
Lepore, Jill

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. A spellbinding chronicle filled with arresting sketches of Americans from John Winthrop and Frederick Douglass to Pauli Murray and Phyllis Schlafly, These Truths offers an authoritative new history of a great, and greatly troubled, nation”– Provided by publisher.

heartland

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Smarsh, Sarah

During Smarsh’s turbulent childhood in Kansas in the ’80s and ’90s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country’s changing economic policies solidified her family’s place among the working poor.  Combining memoir with powerful analysis and cultural commentary, this is an uncompromising look at class, identity, and the particular perils of having less in a country known for its excess.

deepstate

The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats Protected Barack Obama and Is Working to Destroy the Trump Agenda
Chaffetz, Jason

Former Congressman and current Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz explains how we ended up with a politicized federal bureaucracy that actively works to promote the Democrat party agenda and undermine Donald Trump. In Deep State, Chaffetz highlights the Deep State’s tactics, illuminates the problems, and offers a way to fight back and win.