Best Non-Fiction Books Of 2012

Non fiction books that have been well received by the critics for the year 2012.

Ron Paul’s rEVOLution is sure to become the standard for understanding the man and his growing movement.

Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. Memory Champion frames a revelatory exploration of the vast, hidden impact of memory on every aspect of our lives

From the award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a riveting, intimate account of America’s troubled war in Afghanistan.

New York Times Bestselling Author One of America’s most admired public figures reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career.

The top 1 percent of Americans control 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. And, as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains, while those at the top enjoy the best health care, education, and benefits of wealth, they fail to realize that “their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live.

Ultrarunner and star of Born to Run, Scott Jurek’s Eat and Run, an inspiring memoir of Jurek’s remarkable running career, fueled, surprisingly, by an entirely plant-based diet.

It vividly re-creates American industry’s finest hour, when the nation’s business elites put aside their pursuit of profits and set about saving the world.

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.

In Tubes, journalist Andrew Blum takes readers on an engaging narrative tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives to see the heart of the Internet itself.

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