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Top 5 non-fiction books at Woods Memorial Library - May 2014

Check out the below five books to find out what are some of the top non-fiction books being read in Tucson. If you have not read them, then you might enjoy checking them out. The list is based on the most checked out books at the Woods Memorial Branch Library.

1. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed - This book is about a woman hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and building her life back up after her life fell apart.

2. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida - This book is a memoir written by a 13-year-old with autism.

3. Medieval Christmas by Sophie Jackson - This book looks at the roots of the Christmas holiday including how it was celebrated during Medieval times and how to celebrate as they did back then now.

4. Food Rules: An Eater's Manual by Michael Pollan - This book is a guide to learning to eat more wisely in a variety of settings. Note that some Amazon reviews say that this is not worth it if you have read some of his other books, as this is kind of a watered down version.

5. Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman - This book is about the daughter of a copper industrialist and a recluse in the latter decades of her life.