Scientist Hope Jahren’s debut effort, Lab Girl, a story of life and love in the strange world of scientific academia, is undoubtedly a good memoir.
April 22, 2016
In her depression survival guide, Jacqueline Novak doesn’t approach anything with kid gloves.
April 20, 2016
Ken Ilgunas is no stranger to crazy-but-amazing endeavors and shares his latest epic journey in Trespassing Across America.
April 6, 2016
James McBride is one of the most distinctive and electric literary voices in America today, and has turned his pen to legendary musician James Brown.
April 1, 2016
Though there's still so much to learn about autism, it's not entirely unknowable. There are a number of great books addressing the topic from different angles. Here are ten for you to consider.
March 23, 2016
A vivid portrait of a country at an extraordinary and dangerous place in its history, Bad News is a brilliant and urgent study of freedom of expression and what happens when that power is seized.
March 16, 2016
In his new history-soaked travelogue, Elephant Complex, John Gimlette sets out to decipher the complicated past of Sri Lanka – and brings us to its current-day beauty.
March 15, 2016
In his newest book, Reasons to Stay Alive, Matt Haig teaches us to celebrate the small joys and moments of peace that life brings, and reminds us that there are always reasons to stay alive.
March 11, 2016
Told with humble humor and heartbreaking honesty, this is Jasmin Singer’s story of how she went from finding solace in a box of cheese crackers to finding peace within herself.
February 24, 2016
In his memoir, Bettyville, George Hodgman returns to the town of his birth to take care of his mother – and learns much more about love and relationships and family.
February 19, 2016
The month of February serves as a time to think back on the roots of African Americans, to celebrate the Civil Rights strides that have been made, and to continue the conversation on what still needs to change. Here are five books that get to the foundation of all of this.
February 17, 2016
Time is of the essence in this heart-wrenching memoir about the path to loss and grief, from Marion Coutts.
February 12, 2016
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
Jean Stein, author of the book Edie, is finally back with a wild biography of Tinseltown.
January 29, 2016
As the realities of winter set in, we’re off and abroad in our minds. Here are ten stories to help your trip along.