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13 New History Books and Why You Should Read Them

In this roundup of new nonfiction, we’re highlighting thirteen history books that will enlighten you in so many ways. Get to reading!

February 9, 2016

The True Story of Hollywood, Presented by Jean Stein

Jean Stein, author of the book Edie, is finally back with a wild biography of Tinseltown.

January 29, 2016

Winter Wanderlust: 10 Quick Stories to Take You Abroad

As the realities of winter set in, we’re off and abroad in our minds. Here are ten stories to help your trip along.

January 27, 2016

A Life Like Fiction: A Memoir from Juan F. Thompson

Juan F. Thompson, the son of Hunter, recounts his childhood in his new memoir.

January 22, 2016

Inside Alzheimer's: A Memoir From B. Smith and Dan Gasby

With more than five million people living with Alzheimer’s in the United States, isn’t it time we all started talking more about it? B. Smith and Dan Gasby are doing just that.

January 13, 2016

The Memoir to Read Right Now: When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi’s book, When Breath Becomes Air, is not just a memoir of a neurosurgeon. It’s the memoir of a man who learns life’s most important lesson.

January 7, 2016

10 Books to Prep You for the 2016 Movies

This coming year is shaping up to be a great one for movie adaptations. Are you the type who likes to read before you see? Then check out these ten great books before their movie counterparts land in theaters.

December 23, 2015

The Life of an MMA Superstar: My Fight/Your Fight by Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey's biography reveals the hard work and dedication required for her to reach the top of her sport - and showcases a new role model for young women.

December 11, 2015

In Basketball as in Life: The Case for Competition

In his book, Got to Give the People What They Want, Jalen Rose presents a collection of stories about life, competition, and of course basketball that collectively gives readers a look inside the world of sports like none before it. Check out this excerpt.

November 27, 2015

Life Less Easy: Rebecca Alexander's Memoir, Not Fade Away

In her memoir Not Fade Away, Rebecca Alexander recounts her life thus far living with a disease that is slowly taking her sight and hearing.

November 25, 2015

Sincerity and Celebrity: Wildflower by Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore's new memoir explores her life experiences and outlook on life - and is more personal than you'd expect from a celebrity.

November 18, 2015

Into the Mailbox with Mary-Louise Parker

Emmy-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker gives a unique perspective on her life thus far via the letters she’s written to all the men she’s known.

November 11, 2015

A Presidential Odyssey: Destiny and Power by Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham documents the life and legacy of the forty-first President, George Herbert Walker Bush, in a way unlike anyone has done before.

November 10, 2015

All Hail the Bassoon King: Rainn Wilson's New Memoir

In his hugely entertaining new memoir, Rainn Wilson covers his upbringing, ‘The Office,’ and more.

November 4, 2015

Stories from the Holocaust: Paper Love by Sarah Wildman

Sarah Wildman searches through the love letters of her grandfather to learn of his past and his relationships during the Holocaust.