The Best Nonfiction of 2020

Last week I examined fiction that received the most love in 2020 from book reviewers. Today I will look at nonfiction. I compiled 36 notable lists with more than 500 books, including our own favorites from the Cook Memorial Public Library District staffers. Thirty-eight books, from social commentary and history to nature and humor, rose…

The Best Fiction of 2020

What would we have done this year without books?   The Covid-19 pandemic shut down life for a lot of people, keeping us holed up in our homes. I found there was no better way to leave my boring living room than with a lively book transporting me to another time and world. With the pandemic still raging, we will need…