15 best books of 2012 – nonfiction

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

8. 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. 4,' by Robert A. Caro


In Volume 4 of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” biographer Robert A. Caro concentrates on the succession of political triumphs and defeats that accompanied LBJ to the Oval Office. (Check out our review here.)

8 of 15