Nonfiction reviews (updated 11/1/11):
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Adventures Among Ants by Mark Moffett

Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History, Princeton University Press

Booklust to Go by Nancy Pearl

Blood Knots by Luke Jennings (memoir, Britain, fishing, IRA)

Bosnia:  In the Footsteps of Gavrilo Princip by Tony Fabiancic

A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi by Chloe Rhodes (grammar, word origins)

An Apple a Day by Caroline Taggart (axioms)

Beauty and the Inferno by Robert Saviano (essays, Italy)

CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Farming by Daniel Imhoff

Changing Planet, Changing Health by Dr. Paul Epstein

Chtenia:  Readings from Russia (periodical) from Russian Life

Citizen Machine by Anna McCarthy

Cold: Adventures in the World's Coldest Places by Bill Streever (nonfiction science)

Deep Country by Neil Ansell (memoirs, Wales)

The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean (nonfiction science, periodic table)

E=MC Simple Physics by Jeff Stewart

Easy as Pi by Jamie Buchan (nonfiction, math)

Earth by Jon Stewart

Ernest Hemingway and The Geography of Memory by Cirino and Ott, editors

Fado by Andrzej Stasiuk (collection of essays, Eastern Europe, travel, translated works)

The Fiction of Narrative by Hayden White

The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner (nonfiction, global studies)

The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal (WWII, Japan, netsuke)

How to Eat a Small Country by Amy Finley

How Did I Get Here by Tony Hawk

The Ice Road by Stefan Waydenfeld (Siberia, WWII, memoir)

I Just Lately Started Buying Wings by Kim Dana Kupperman

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson (Australian travel, humor)

In Pursuit of Silence by George Prochnik (noise pollution, science)

The Kitchen Shrink by Dora Calott Wang (psychiatry, health insurance)

The Last Gasp by Scott Christianson

Life As We Show It (nonfiction, memoirs, film studies) by Brian Pera and Masha Tupitsyn

Lit by Mary Karr (memoir, alcoholism)

Making Writing Matter by Ann M. Feldman (SUNY, writing theory)

Maman's Homesick Pie by Donia Bijan (memoir)

Memoirs of a Gulag Actress by Tamara Petkevich
The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt by Rulka Langer (Poland WWII)

Modern Ruins by Shaun O'Boyle (photography)

Molotov's Magic Lantern by Rachel Polonsky (Russian History)

New World of Indigenous Resistance by Noam Chomsky

Nothing Left to Burn by Jay Varner (memoir)

No Way Down by Graham Bowley

Poetry and Cultural Studies:  Maria Damon and Ira Livingston, editors

Proust's Overcoat by Lorenza Foschini (translated works, biography)

Reporting at Wit's End, Tales from New Yorker magazine (nonfiction, news)

Seaworthy by Linda Greenlaw

Scent of the Missing by Susannah Charleson (crime, search and rescue)

Shop Class as Soulcraft (nonfiction)

Skip by David Newsom (art photography)

The Sound of the Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas by Judy Parkinson

Tashkent: Forging a Soviet City by Paul Stronski

Tales of Priut Almus by Robert Belenky (Russia, orphan shelters)

Tashkent: Forging a Soviet City by Paul Stronski

This Way to the Gas Chambers, Tadeusz Borowski, Cover Art Contest and Collection,

The Tree by John Fowles (nature writing)

Saving Sea Turtles by James Spotila

Unbound, Dean King (nonfiction history)

Unless it Moves the Human Heart by Roger Rosenblatt (writing theory)

The War Lovers by Evan Thomas (nonfiction, US history, Hearst, Roosevelt)

Wave of Terror by Theodore Odrach

The Wave by Susan Casey (maritime, surfing, ocean)

Wicked Bugs by Amy Stewart

You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know by Heather Sellers (memoir)

You Have Given Me a Country by Neela Vaswani (memoir, India)