Nonfiction
Bruce Handy

A “Vanity Fair” Writer Turns His Attention to Books for the Younger Set

You can learn a lot from Wild Things, but like Mary Poppins’s spoonful of sugar, it goes down very easily indeed.

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Kelly

Weekend Reading

In this edition, life on the International Space Station, a look at the lyrics and creative process of the singer of Screaming Trees, tech-induced depression, and more.

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Bones

The Best Nonfiction of August

A few of our favorite true stories of the month, including a brotherly tale of race horses and drug money, and scandalous, high-society "affair" in the City of Lights involving Nazis and a 40-billion-dollar fortune.

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Bed

Four Books with Simple Messages that Will Help You to be a Better You

Here are books with simple messages to help you be a better you.

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Rabbit200

From Crack to Comedy

“I know a lot of people think they know what it’s like to grow up in the hood. Like maybe they watched a couple of seasons of The Wire and they got the shit all figured out. But TV doesn’t tell the whole story.” -- Ms. Pat. Ms. Pat talks about her life slinging crack and her life now, slinging comedic one-liners.

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Furies

Amazon's Best Books of August: Today's Releases

The latest from the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a dazzling debut, and a moving memoir by comedian, Ms. Pat...

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Sacks

Weekend Reading

In this edition, possibly the last work from the late, great Oliver Sacks, vacation and back to school reading, viva la Western, and more...

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Bruce Campbell

Celebrity Picks: Bruce Campbell's Favorite Recent Reads

Proud B-list actor Bruce Campbell brings out a new volume of his laugh-out-loud memoirs this month--and tells us which nonfiction books have grabbed his interest recently.

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Bowie

Weekend Reading

In this edition, Renaissance men, witches, the beef on big-scale farming, and more.

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Ba

The Best History Books of August

Summer is always an interesting time for history books. Here are some standouts from August.

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