non-fiction

Featured Non-Fiction, 10/27

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby is a compelling take on Fitzgerald, Gatsby, and the roaring twenties. Working off an outline of Fitzgerald’s inspirations for the various chapters of his novel The Great Gatsby, the author parallels the plot of the book with Fitzgerald’s Read more

Featured Non-Fiction, 3/24

The Autobiography of a Hunted Priest is an easy-reading, engrossing account of that man’s adventures and achievements while serving underground as a Catholic priest in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. You’d never guess that it was originally written in Latin in 1606. As a Catholic priest, Gerard was forced to Read more

Featured Non-Fiction, 11/11

Lamy of Santa Fe is the biography of Jean Baptiste Lamy, the first Archbishop of Santa Fe and the inspiration for the protagonist of Willa Cather’s seminal novel Death Comes for the Archbishop. Coming from humble circumstances in rural Auvergne, France, he became a missionary priest in Ohio before Read more