Non-fiction Sampler

There’s always something new to learn at the Lititz Public Library. Borrow a book and expand your horizons.

The Full Catastrophe : Travels Among the New Greek RuinsThe Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins by James Angelos
Make sense of Greece’s contrasting images as both a nation romanticized for its classical past and reproached for its dysfunctional present.

The Total Fly Fishing Manual by Joe Cermele
Learn 307 tips and tricks from expert anglers in a comprehensive collection of fly-fishing advice.

The 22-Day Revolution: The Plant-Based Program That Will Transform Your Body, Reset Your Habits and Change Your Life by Marco Borges
Health expert believes a vegan diet can help prevent cancer, lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease and even reverse diabetes.

Leaving Orbit : Notes from the Last Days of American SpaceflightLeaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight by Margaret Lazarus Dean
The author takes measure of what American spaceflight has achieved through interviews with NASA workers, astronauts and space fans.

The Road Headed West: A 6,000-Mile Cycling Odyssey through North America by Leon McCarron
Terrified by the prospect of a life spent behind a desk, McCarron crossed the country on an overloaded bicycle for a five-month trip from New York to Seattle.

This Is What You Just Put In Your Mouth?: From Egg Nog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What’s Inside Everyday Products by Patrick Di Justo
The author takes a cold, hard look at the ingredients found in products like Cool Whip, Tide Pods, Spam and Play-Doh.

Kids Love Pennsylvania - Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring "Kid-Friendly" Pennsylvania : 600 Fun Stops and Unique SpotsKids Love Pennsylvania: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring “Kid-Friendly” Pennsylvania by Michele Darrall Zavatsky
Find advice on travel and sightseeing to over 600 fun and unique spots.

Called for Life: How Loving Our Neighbor Led Us into the Heart of the Ebola Epidemic by Kent and Amber Brantly
The Ebola virus erupted just months after the Dr. Kent Brantly and his family moved to Liberia and he became the first person with the disease to be treated in the U.S.

The Smartest Book in the World : A Lexicon of Literacy, a Rancorous Reportage, a Concise Curriculum of CoolThe Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, a Rancorous Reportage, a Concise Curriculum of Cool by Greg Proops
Comedian, who is a fountain of historical knowledge, shares a reference guide that covers everything from the ancient world to baseball to movies.

Into the Nest: Intimate Views of the Courting, Parenting and Family Lives of Familiar Birds by Laura Erickson and Marie Read
Beautiful close-up photography documents the family lives of more than 30 birds, including songbirds, urban birds, water birds and owls.

Pirate Hunters : Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate ShipPirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson
Two courageous divers risk everything to find the shipwrecked vessel of Joseph Bannister, one of history’s most infamous pirates.

Sick In the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow
Before he found fame, Apatow was a kid in Long Island who was obsessed with comedy, hosted a radio show for his local high school and interviewed the biggest comics of the day.

North Korea Undercover : Inside the World's Most Secret StateNorth Korea Undercover: Inside the World’s Most Secret State by John Sweeney
A journalist chronicles life in North Korea describing empty factories and hospitals, and citizens who are fed an endless stream of propaganda through ever-present loudspeakers.

My Google Apps by Patrice-Ann Rutledge and Sherry Kinkoph Gunter
Full-color, step-by-step instructions and screenshots show how to get the most from Google Apps.

Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling
Historian illuminates the years from the end of the French and Indian War to the signing of the Treaty of Paris and the departure of British troops from New York City.

November 6, 2015