Following is a list of the nonfiction reviewed here in 2023:

Asian American Histories of the United States by Catherine Ceniza Choy—An Asian American history book focused on the present

Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroadby Matthew F. Delmont—African-Americans in World War II

Whirlwind: War in the Pacific by Richard Freeman—When the US won the War in the Pacific

The Sassoons: The Great Global Merchants and the Making of an Empireby Joseph Sassoon—Trading opium, cotton, and textiles, they built a fortune

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester—How a lunatic helped create the world’s most important dictionary