I’ve hit on three winners in a row:
1. Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. Way, way better than that dog in the nighttime stuff. Update: The correct link is here.
2. Amy Sackville, Orkney. Not every honeymoon works out the way you planned.
3. Rana Mitter, China’s War With Japan 1937-1945, the US edition has the sillier title Forgotten Ally. Let’s hope there won’t be a rerun of this show, in any case the return to knowing some background on this conflict is rising. I count this as by far my favorite history book of the year, splendid content and writing both.