15 promising nonfiction books for spring 2013

April showers bring May flowers. Here's some fresh non-fiction to check out this spring while you enjoy the new greenery.

9. "Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City," by Stephane Kirkland

How did the teeming Paris of “Les Misérables” become the elegant metropolis that we know today? Architect Stephane Kirkland examines the mid-1800s rebirth of the City of Light. (April)

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