With the sun beginning to set on 2018, it’s time to take a look at the books that have made a huge impact with readers this year. From history, politics and science to biography, humor and true crime, nonfiction releases in 2018 offered us perspectives on a complicated, rapidly-changing world and the circumstances that led… Read More »
Tags: Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”, Dan Abrams, David Fisher, Educated: A Memoir, How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents, How to Change Your Mind, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer, Jimmy O. Yang, Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency, Linda D. Dahl, Maxwell King, Michael Pollan, Michelle McNamara, Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, Roxane Gay, Susan Orlean, Susanne Schötz, Tara Westover, The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, The Library Book, The Secret Language of Cats, Tooth and Nail, zora neale hurston
When we read a really great book, the flow of the prose is so effortless, the pacing of the plot so engaging and the characterization so pitch-perfect that we rarely stop to think about the mechanics of it all. And it’s not our job, as readers, to consider the process of the writing or to… Read More »
Podcasts during the daily commute, vlogs on the treadmill, blogs before bed—the online world and technology have filled the gaps in our leisure time the way water can fill a sink that already seems full of dishes. And it’s exactly this noninvasive, fill-the-spaces capability that makes some online pursuits so rewarding. If you are… Read More »
Tags: A.J. Pearce, Carla Neggers, Dan Abrams, David Fisher, Dear Mrs. Bird, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Imposter’s Lure, Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency, Linda D. Dahl, Michelle McNamara, Tooth and Nail
Sometimes, real life is just as mind blowing as fiction. These 5 reads are not only amazing and hard to put down, they are also true stories! What is your favorite non-fiction read? Let us know in the comments!
Tags: Dan Abrams, Dave Itzkoff, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Just the Funny Parts, Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency, Michelle Dean, Michelle McNamara, Nell Scovell, Robin, Sharp