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5 of the Best Books About Longevity to Help You Live a Longer Life

Want to extend your life as long as possible? Dive into these excellent books about longevity.

10 Must-Read New Nonfiction Releases for June 2024

Here are ten of the most exciting new nonfiction titles hitting shelves in June 2024, whether you're new to nonfiction or a true stories pro.

This Poetic Queer Travel Memoir Is Both Heartbreaking and Hopeful

Covering everywhere from Egypt to Japan, the essays in this book range from harrowing to hopeful, and each one is deeply eye-opening.

The Most Anticipated Books of Summer, According to Goodreads

These are the summer 2024 new releases Goodreads users have added to their Want to Read shelves most often.

Read This Book On Basketball, Belonging, and Survival by a MacArthur Genius

"The author writes about basketball in the way that basketball should be written about — the sport itself, especially in the Black community, is itself about love and connection and promise and hope."

10 New Nonfiction Book Releases For May 2024

These 10 new books hitting shelves in May 2024 will have something for every kind of reader.

The Most Popular Nonfiction Books of 2024 So Far, According to Goodreads

Here are the most popular nonfiction books of 2024 so far, according to Goodreads. Titles span from essay collections to memoir to science.

Books on Parenting and Pregnancy for the First-Time Parent

Need a starting place? So did this overwhelmed newbie. Find books on parenting and pregnancy curated by one first-time parent for another.

Empowering LGBTQ+ Self-Improvement and Wellness Books

We're here! We're queer! And we need some goddamn self-care! Find the inspiration you need in these LGBTQ+ self-improvement books.

8 Useful Books About Focusing to Improve Your Attention Span

Focusing is hard, whether as a result of neurodivergence, or just living in the modern world. These books about focusing give useful hints.