Category Archives: Non-fiction

  1. Review: The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

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    January 14, 2019 by Zoë

    When a Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton turns up at auction, it sparks a whirlwind of lawyers and trials and international outrage. In The Dinosaur Artist, Paige Williams records everything that led up to the auction of the dinosaur, delving deep into the life of Eric Prokopi, whose love of paleontology eventually led him to Mongolia and T. bataar.

  2. Review: Double Awesome Chinese Food by Margaret Li, Irene Li, and Andrew Li


    October 29, 2018 by Zoë

    When I read the description for Double Awesome Chinese Food by Margaret Li, Irene Li, and Andrew Li, I knew I had to see what it was like. The idea behind this cookbook is Chinese American food–it’s not completely Chinese and it’s not completely American. Awesome!

  3. Review: The Face: Strangers on a Pier by Tash Aw


    August 20, 2018 by Zoë

    In The Face: Strangers on a Pier, Tash Aw explores his own identity as Malaysian Chinese, as well as considering broader questions of diasporic identity and belonging in Southeast Asia and the world.

  4. Review: How I Resist edited by Maureen Johnson


    August 6, 2018 by Zoë

    How I Resist by Maureen Johnson pulls together contributions from a large assortment of people all with the aim of inspiring young people, who may not be old enough to vote, to still be involved in social movements and activism.

  5. Review: Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson


    July 16, 2018 by Zoë

    Interested in minimizing the impact you have on the planet? That’s what a zero waste lifestyle is for, and that’s what Bea Johnson sets out to explain in Zero Waste Home.