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Best of Nonfiction

Here are our picks for the best books coming out this month!
Showing 1 - 14 of 14 Results
  • Democracy Awakening

    Notes on the State of America

    **“Engaging and highly accessible.”—Boston Globe“A vibrant, and essential history of America's unending, enraging and utterly compelling struggle since its founding to live up to its own best ideals… It's both a cause for hope, and a call to arms.”--Jane Mayer, author Dark MoneyFrom historian and author of the popular daily newsletter LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN, a vital narrative that explains how ... Read more

    $14.99 USD


  • American Gun

    The True Story of the AR-15

    "A magisterial work of narrative history and original reportage . . . You can feel the tension building one cold, catastrophic fact at a time . . . A virtually unprecedented achievement." —Mike Spies, The New York Times Book ReviewOne of The New York Times's 33 Nonfiction Books to Read This FallNamed a most anticipated book of the fall by The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times<... ... Read more

    $15.99 USD


  • Glossy

    Ambition, Beauty, and the Inside Story of Emily Weiss's Glossier

    **“A compulsively readable narrative of beauty, business, privilege, and mogul-dom.” —The New York Times Book ReviewThe bombshell exposé that reveals—for the first time—exactly what happened at Glossier, one of America’s hottest and most consequential startups, and dives deep into the enigmatic, visionary woman responsible for it all.**Called “one of the most disruptive brands in beauty” by Forbes ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Your Face Belongs to Us

    A Secretive Startup's Quest to End Privacy as We Know It

    by Kashmir Hill ...
    The story of a small AI company that gave facial recognition to law enforcement, billionaires, and businesses, threatening to end privacy as we know it“The dystopian future portrayed in some science-fiction movies is already upon us. Kashmir Hill’s fascinating book brings home the scary implications of this new reality.”—John Carreyrou, author of Bad BloodLonglisted for the Financial Times and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Coming Wave

    Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent warning of the unprecedented risks that AI and other fast-developing technologies pose to global order, and how we might contain them while we have the chance—from a co-founder of the pioneering artificial intelligence company DeepMind“A fascinating, well-written, and important book.”—Yuval Noah Harari**“Essential reading.”—Daniel Kahneman“An excellent guide ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • To Infinity and Beyond

    Linked to a special mini season of the award-winning StarTalk podcast, this enlightening illustrated narrative by the world's most celebrated astrophysicist explains the universe from the solar system to the farthest reaches of space with authority and humor. No one can make the mysteries of the universe more comprehensible—and fun—than Neil deGrasse Tyson. With wit, charm, and everyday analogies, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Pax

    War and Peace in Rome's Golden Age

    by Tom Holland ...
    The definitive history of Rome’s golden age—an ultimate superpower at the pinnacle of its greatnessThe Pax Romana has long been shorthand for the empire’s golden age. Stretching from Caledonia to Arabia, Rome ruled over a quarter of the world’s population. It was the wealthiest and most formidable state in the history of humankind.Pax is a captivating narrative history of Rome at the height of its ... Read more

    $19.99 USD


  • The Last Politician

    Inside Joe Biden's White House and the Struggle for America's Future

    by Franklin Foer ...
    **The instant New York Times bestseller!Franklin Foer tells the definitive insider story of the first two years of the Biden presidency, with exclusive access to Biden’s longtime team of advisers, and presents a gripping portrait of a president during this momentous time in our nation’s history."You might love Biden or you might hate Biden, but either way, if you want to understand him, you will ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Punished for Dreaming

    How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal

    NOW A NEW YORK TIMES AND A USA TODAY BESTSELLER“I am an eighties baby who grew to hate school. I never fully understood why. Until now. Until Bettina Love unapologetically and painstakingly chronicled the last forty years of education ‘reform’ in this landmark book. I hated school because it warred on me. I hated school because I loved to dream.”—Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Six

    The Untold Story of America's First Women Astronauts

    by Loren Grush ...
    In the bestselling tradition of Hidden Figures and Code Girls, the remarkable true story of America’s first women astronauts—six extraordinary women, each making history going to orbit aboard NASA’s Space Shuttle.When NASA sent astronauts to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s the agency excluded women from the corps, arguing that only military test pilots—a group then made up exclusively of men—had ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Our Fragile Moment

    How Lessons from Earth's Past Can Help Us Survive the Climate Crisis

    In this sweeping work of science and history, the renowned climate scientist and author of The New Climate War shows us the conditions on Earth that allowed humans not only to exist but thrive, and how they are imperiled if we veer off course.For the vast majority of its 4.54 billion years, Earth has proven it can manage just fine without human beings. Then came the first proto-humans, who emerged ... Read more

    $18.99 USD


  • The War of Words

    How America’s GI Journalists Battled Censorship and Propaganda to Help Win World War II

    From New York Times bestselling author Molly Guptill Manning comes The War of Words, the captivating story of how American troops in World War II wielded pens to tell their own stories as they made history.At a time when civilian periodicals faced strict censorship, US Army Chief of Staff George Marshall won the support of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to create an expansive troop-newspaper ... Read more

    $8.99 USD


  • The Book of (More) Delights


    by Ross Gay ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Delights and Inciting Joy is back with exactly the book we need in these unsettling times.“Yes, please. I'll have another dose of delight.” —Margaret Roach, New York TimesIn Ross Gay’s new collection of small, daily wonders, again written over the course of a year, one of America’s most original voices continues his ongoing investigatio... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Masters

    Conversations with Dylan, Lennon, Jagger, Townshend, Garcia, Bono, and Springsteen

    From New York Times bestselling author and Rolling Stone founder comes "a visit to the Mount Olympus of rock" in this remarkable collection of new and collected interviews with some of the greatest rock stars and cultural icons of our time (Kirkus Reviews).During fifty years of publishing the “Bible of Rock and Roll,” Jann Wenner conducted a series of interviews that are now regarded among the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD