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15 best books of 2012 – nonfiction

Here are the Monitor's picks for the 15 best nonfiction books of 2012.

- Monitor Staff

12. 'The Distance Between Us: A Memoir,' by Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande’s achingly sad story of her family’s illegal immigration to the United States puts a human face on a political issue. (Check out our review here.)


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