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Jamie’s Bookshelf: More recent nonfiction books to add to your holiday shopping list

(This is the second of a two-part series about recently-published nonfiction books.) By Jamie H. Vaught KyForward Columnist • “The Fall of Richard Nixon: A Reporter Remembers Watergate” by Tom Brokaw (Random House, $27) is written by a noted journalist who was the White House correspondent for NBC News during the final year of Watergate. Published in the 45th anniversary year of Nixon’s...

Jamie’s Bookshelf: Some recent nonfiction titles for the bookworm on your Christmas shopping list

(This is the first of a two-part series about recently-published nonfiction books.) By Jamie H. Vaught KyForward Columnist With Christmas shopping just around the corner, it’s a pretty good time to start thinking about holiday gifts for the book lovers. With that in mind, below is a list of possible nonfiction volumes to help you get started. • “True Christmas Stories from the Heart of Appalachia”

Jamie’s Bookshelf: A collection of recent nonfiction titles to help keep you warm this winter

By Jamie H. Vaught KyForward Columnist • “Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball” by James Duane Bolin (University Press of Kentucky, $40) is the first full-length, critical biography of “The Baron of the Bluegrass.” The 408-page hardcover is based on over 100 interviews as well as newspaper accounts, court transcripts and other archival materials. If you’re a...

Jamie Vaught’s Bookshelf: Here are recent nonfiction books for last-minute gifts and your holiday reading

With Christmas closing in, here’s a list of recently-published nonfiction works that you may want to consider as a holiday gift for your loved ones, especially if they enjoy reading.    –Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle: Lessons from a Football Life by Bill Curry (Mercer University Press, $29) is an updated version — a 10th anniversary edition — of the volume that was published...

Jamie’s Bookshelf: A selection of 12 newly released titles to add to your summer poolside reading list

By Jamie H. Vaught KyForward Columnist This is the first of a two-part series about recently-published books, mostly nonfiction. — “President Carter: The White House Years” by Stuart E. Eizenstat (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, $40) is an intimate and insightful view of this underrated president and on how the presidency works. Serving as Chief Domestic Policy Adviser,...