Lists and Suggestions

List: Nonfiction Favorites

Jahren, Hope.

"An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendshi...

Weldon, Glen, author.

In The Caped Crusade, with humor and insight, Glen Weldon, book critic for NPR and author of Superm...

Doughty, Caitlin, author.

"Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discove...

Abrams, Dan, 1966- author.

The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal ...

Mike D, 1965- author.

Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip...

Tolentino, Jia, author.

A breakout writer at The New Yorker examines the fractures at the center of contemporary culture wi...

Miller, Chanel, author.

"She was know to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner ...

Laing, Olivia, author.

"You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes fro...

Hyden, Steven, 1977- author.

What do your musical choices say about you? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, a...

Johnson, Kirk W., author.

"On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of ...

Kilgariff, Karen, author.

"The highly anticipated first book by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind...

Higginbotham, Adam, author.

Draws on twenty years of research, recently declassified files, and interviews with survivors in an...

Meltzer, Brad, author.

"In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's body...

Dickey, Colin, author.

Dickey, piqued by a house hunt in Los Angeles that revealed derelict foreclosures and "zombie ...

Keefe, Patrick Radden, 1976- author.

"A stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devasta...

Day, Felicia, 1979- author.

"Face your fears and fuel your creative passions with New York Times bestselling author Felici...

Purnell, Sonia, author.

"The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second...

Telfer, Tori, author.

Serial killers are thought to be so universally, overwhelmingly male that in 1998, FBI profiler Roy...

Macdonald, Helen, 1970-

"As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane termin...

Rubenhold, Hallie, author.

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London. For more than a ...