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ALA Notable Books - Nonfiction

The ALA Notable Books - Nonfiction are listed below. The star rating and number of reviews are from Amazon.com. In parentheses after the star rating and number of reviews are the number of pages in the book and any other awards that the book was a finalist for. Award names in red indicate the the book was the winner of that award. Click the buy from Amazon.com link to be taken to the Amazon.com website where you can purchase the book from the premier online bookseller.

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2009 ALA Notable Books - Nonfiction
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family In An American Century by Steve Coll
46 reviews (2008) (688p) (PP Bio) (NBCCA Bio) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
249 reviews (2008) (368p) (PP His) (NBCCA Non) (NBA Non) (NYTimes Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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The Forever War by Dexter Filkins
306 reviews (2008) (384p) (NBCCA Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (ALA Non)
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Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
5 reviews (2008) (656p) (ALA Non)
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The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
205 reviews (2008) (800p) (PP His) (NBCCA Bio) (NBA Non) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood by Mark Harris
46 reviews (2008) (496p) (ALA Non)
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A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz
72 reviews (2008) (696p) (ALA Non)
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The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer
185 reviews (2008) (400p) (NBCCA Non) (NBA Non) (NYTimes Non) (ALA Non)
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In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan
492 reviews (2008) (256p) (ALA Non)
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American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work by Nick Taylor
19 reviews (2008) (640p) (ALA Non)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says about Us) by Tom Vanderbilt
153 reviews (2008) (416p) (ALA Non)
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The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order by Joan Wickersham
32 reviews (2008) (336p) (NBA Non) (ALA Non)
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