October 2019 New Titles: Non-fiction Previews

Yes, we have no Obama— unless you count The Unofficial Michelle Obama Activity Book—but we do have a quizzical, musical, stellar line-up instead. Welcome to the biggest non-fiction month of the year, from which I am waving, and just about not drowning. (It’s National Poetry Day on 4th October, too.)

For the first time in years, I’ve had to create a new category: Quiz and Puzzle Books [filed online under Activity]. We love a bandwagon, and this one is stacked high. My favourite is David Hepworth’s The Rock & Roll A-level, which is in keeping with the plethora of music memoirs this month. I ...

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