10 books that will be released in November


This is a highlight of some ten books that are going to be released in November 2020.  Some of these books are memoirs, others are biographies, some are fictional and others are non-fictional. You can carefully go through the list and find if any of these books can interest you and if you are willing to purchase any of them in order to improve your understanding of the world and gain insights that can help you become a better version of yourself as well as become a great decision maker.

  1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama. This is a memoir by Barack Obama. the book is expected to be a highlight of Obama’s presidency. The book will highlight Obama’s experience during his reign as America’s first African American President. it will be a reflection on his decisions and decision making and the principles that guided his actions during his presidency.
  1. The Power of Adrienne Rich: A Biography by Hilary Holladay. This is a biography of Adrienne Rich who was at the time of her demise in 2012 a prolific poet. She was also the face of feminism in the United States. The book explores her life journey and how she was a master of reinvention. It shows her wounds as well as her passions and determination to surpass odds.
  1. Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present by Ruth Ben-Ghiat. This book by Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a historical narration and a close up examination of dictators who have graced the world since twentieth century. It explores what drove them and why they were popular despite their misgivings. It also explores modern day dictators like Putin.
  1. The Arrest by Jonathan Lethem. This is a fictional novel by Jonathan which is a story that imagines what could happen if technology suddenly stops working. It is story about Sandy a screen writer who is forced by technology failure across the globe to go back to her family farm where they find themselves in a nuclear tunnel for ten months. It is a thriller.
  1. The Nine Lives of Pakistan: Dispatches From a Precarious State by Declan Walsh. This is a book by Daniel Walsh who was a correspondent for The Times for one decade. He was kicked out by the regime in 2013. He depicts the lives of Pakistanis and his experience in Pakistan through the lives of nine people among them Muhammad Jinnah who was one of the country’s founding fathers.
  1. Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West by Lauren Redniss. This is a book about the Apache tribe in Arizona and the tribe’s fight to keep their copper rich land sacred. It explores the the tribe’s activism, art oral history and their determination to keep their land sacred and unexploited by copper miners baying for the land’s copper.
  1. Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret by Catherine Coleman Flowers. This book by Catherine Coleman narrates that there are many poor in poor American neighborhoods who live in filth. Many people do not have the right to flush and forget. These people lack basic human dignity due to unavailability of proper sanitary conditions. As an activist Coleman traces her journey in the fight to restore the basic dignity to poor communities in America.
  1. The Sun Collective by Charles Baxter. This is a fictional novel about two parents who are searching for their lost son who is an actor and has left home to become homeless in order to achieve his dream of becoming an actor. This leads the parent to join an activist group which does not end up well.
  1. V2: A Novel of World War II by Robert Harris. This is a thriller novel focused on war stories. It is a story about well-kept secret of World War II and how the German troops misfired a V2 missile which was a long range ballistic missile and how it was the last effort by Germany to win the war.
  1. The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest by Ed Caesar. This is book based on a true story of Maurice Wilson who was a British War Veteran who decided to crash land at mount Everest and climb it solo even though he had no experience in mountain hiking. Caesars book attempts to put historical and political context of Maurice Wilson actions.

Published by Samuel Ng'ang'a Mwangi

One day I had too much to tell but there was no one to tell the story. I had to write articles, print them and then give them out to anyone who cared to read. Author of "So You Want To Get Into Courtship?" A Guide To Purposeful Christian Courtship. I write and rewrite on my blog www.mwelisa.com.

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