Nonfiction
Pax-Romana

I Came, I Saw, I Voted: Elections, Roman-Style

If we think this presidential election is unprecedented, we might just not be looking back far enough. Historian Adrian Goldsworthy--author of Pax Romana, Caesar, and How Rome Fell compares this season's circus to the political antics of ancient Rome.

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37th-Parallel

Do You Want to Believe? Ben Mezrich Does.

What happens when a bestselling nonfiction writer turns his eyes skyward in search of visitors from another planet? Ben Mezrich discusses the people and places from his new book, The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway.

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North_water

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, gory goodness, the Golden Arches, and a YA novel that's just been longlisted for a National Book Award...

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NBA

The National Book Award Shortlist for Fiction and Nonfiction

The finalists for the National Book Award--in fiction and nonfiction--are here! Read on to discover who made the shortlist.

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Untitled

Powered by Indie: Fascinating Memoirs

We spotlight four independently published memoirs that have grabbed our attention—and squeezed our hearts.

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Trespasser

Amazon's Best Books of October: This Week's Releases

The Best of the Month selections released this week run the gamut from delightful to devastating, and everything in between...

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Born-to-Run

Five Songs That Set Springsteen on Fire

The Boss has a new autobiography as big as his legend. Here are five songs cited as some his greatest influences in Born to Run, as well as a couple of images from the book, one more muscly than the other.

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Boyle

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, high-stakes Survivor, an unsung 60s icon, and the Twelve Days of Christmas (you read that right).

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Im-Judging-You

Furiously Funny: Luvvie Ajayi and Jenny Lawson on "I'm Judging You"

Does it seem that nobody understands how to act anymore, how to not be a jerk? Luvvie Ajayi, creator of the popular blog Awesomely Luvvie and the author of I'm Judging You, has some thoughts on how we all might better behave.

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After-Yorktown

After Yorktown: The War Without End

How much do we really know about the American Revolution? After Yorktown goes beyond the iconic, highlight reel moments to explore the war from unexpected angles.

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