BOOKS & AUTHORS

This page is devoted to books and the authors we find typify what it means to be a Frugal Yankee. From Cotton Mather to the latest release, these authors explore spending less and enjoying life. Many are from New England, but being a Frugal Yankee doesn't mean we are parochial. We've interviewed many of them and if you're inspired buy their book.

Remember, the gift of reading is a thoughtful gift.
All of these books have the Frugal Yankee seal of approval.


BOOKS OF THE MONTH!

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women

Harriet Reisen's evocative telling of a provocative life
will be coming soon as a PBS AMERICAN MASTERS movie.

Click on the cover to buy this book & listen to our interview with the authorHARRIET REISEN

In CHEAP We Trust:
The Story of a Misunderstood American Virtue

IN CHEAP WE TRUST chronicles America's ambivalence with saving & spending. Lauren Weber's engaging novel starts with the Puritans & ends up in the current recession, a perfect topic for the Frugal Yankee.

Click on the cover to buy this book & listen to our interview with the author, LAUREN WEBER

NEW ENGLAND
Authors who wrote about all things New England
including lobsters, whaling, music, sports, history, fiction,
non-fiction and of course, the people

BEING A FRUGAL CONSUMER
Frugal or not, we all need to buy. We also know
consumers are considered mindless prey by most marketers.
Our authors help you know what "they" are up to, how
they do it, how you can outsmart them and become a Frugal Yankee.

THIS WORKING LIFE
If you're going to spend 40 hours a week (or more) at it,
get it right. Figure out why you hate your boss or vica versa,
or where does real innovation comes from; or what to do with
our brand new degree? Great conversation to help the working folk.

KITCHEN & GARDEN
Is organic food and nutritional supplements good for you?
Is sushi really Japan's version of McDonald's?
Are traditional crafts coming back?

LAUGHTER. SMILES. HUMOR
Laugh everyday, you'll live longer.The Frugal Yankee talks
to author who look at the lighter side of death plus some
other topics like creative excuses, insults, lingo, boys,
dogs and some others tossed in for good measure.

THE ECONOMY & FINANCES
A metal box reshaped your world. A soda pioneered
racial equality. How business, the economy and money
influences your life in ways not dreamed of.


SCIENCE & MEDICINE

"If you've got your health, you've got everything"?


POTPURRI
We cover a lot of topics. In this section,
you'll find books about beer, crafting, bugs,
boys, girls, sushi, and more.




HISTORY

Writers understand why New Englanders have deep
sense of tradition. It is an understanding shared
values and struggles. They shine a light into the
past and guides us towards the future.



THE HUMAN CONDITION

Adoption Nation
Dangerous Book for Boys
From Clueless to Class Act
Girl’s Guide to Absolutely Everything
I Can Read You Like a Book
Personality Code
Unplugged Play


CHARACTERS OF NEW ENGLAND

Change Your Life Through Travel
Dog Days
Everything I’m Cracked up to be
Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew
Good Dog
L L Bean

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