The 10 Best Books We Read This Year

Zócalo Anoints These 2014 Nonfiction Titles Instant Classics

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Why bother reading new books when there are too many great classics for one person to finish in a lifetime? Because people keep writing new classics. Zócalo’s top 10 nonfiction books of the year prove not only that there are worthy new subjects to tackle (the history of color, the rise of Soul Train) but also that offering a new take on a familiar subject (Beethoven, the fall of the Berlin Wall) can shake up the way you see a person, an idea, or a moment in history. Just as …

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