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A Brief History of Bromance

In his new book, Breaking the Male Code, psychotherapist Robert Garfield calls for a men’s movement to greater relationships with one another.

April 27, 2016

Not Your Average Science Book: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

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

A Refreshing Take on Depression

In her depression survival guide, Jacqueline Novak doesn’t approach anything with kid gloves.

April 15, 2016

Their Brains on Social Media: American Girls by Nancy Jo Sales

Provocative and urgent, American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed conversation about how we can help our daughters and sons negotiate unprecedented new challenges.

April 13, 2016

Jennifer Ackerman Is Changing the Meaning of 'Birdbrained'

In The Genius of Birds, Jennifer Ackerman delivers a mesmerizing look at birds that will give readers a new appreciation for them.

April 1, 2016

The Full Spectrum: 10 Books to Help Understand Autism

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 30, 2016

The Road to Little Dribbling: Bill Bryson's Latest

Nothing is more entertaining than Bill Bryson on the road—and on a tear. The Road to Little Dribbling reaffirms his stature as a master of the travel narrative and a really funny guy.

March 25, 2016

Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird: The Ever Relevant Writers Reference

Bird by Bird is not just for writers, artists and publishers; everyone will find something in this step-by-step guide by Anne Lamott that they can utilize in life.

March 23, 2016

A Vivid Portrait of Rwanda: Bad News by Anjan Sundaram

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 18, 2016

How to Be Original: The Guide You'll Want

In his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant takes on the question: How can I be original?

March 16, 2016

To Know Sri Lanka Is to Love Her: Elephant Complex:

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 9, 2016

Smarter Faster Better: Getting It Done with Charles Duhigg

Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics, this painstakingly researched book explains why, in today’s world, managing how you think rather than what you think can transform your life.

March 4, 2016

A New Angle on Health and Medicine from Jo Marchant

Jo Marchant's latest book, Cure, points the way toward a system of medicine that treats us not simply as bodies but as human beings.

March 2, 2016

An Artist's Way: In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest book reminds us that, at heart, the writer is an artist.

February 26, 2016

An Education in Arabia: Excellent Daughters by Katherine Zoepf

For more than ten years, journalist Katherine Zoepf had immersed herself in the Arab world, studying the lives of that world’s women. Here’s what she learned.