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News on new nonfiction books and recommendations for the best nonfiction books, including historical books, biographies, nonfiction books for kids, and more, from Book Riot.

Cookbook Showdown: Hummus

Three cookbook recipes for hummus. One hummus lover. Which of the recipes will be the best?

Reading Pathways: Mary Roach Books

Follow along this reading pathway for where to get started with the work of science writer Mary Roach.

9 LGBTQ+ Memoirs to Read This Summer

We’re rich with outstanding LGBTQ+ memoirs right now, and these should make an appearance on your summer TBR. Check out A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt and other great queer memoirs.

An Introduction to Literary Nonfiction

Want to read more literary nonfiction? These are some popular subgenres of literary nonfiction, with reading recommendations for each.

10 Impactful Books About Public Health

A list of books that explore different areas of public health, from medical bias to gynecological health and inequity in queer healthcare, including A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future by Perri Klass.

Oral History Through the Ages

Learn about the significane of oral tradition-- how it has taken the form of ballads, love songs, and even our history.

The Joy of Reading About Cooking: Recent(ish) Non-Cookbook Books by Chefs

If you're curious about the rich inner lives of professional chefs, but want to learn more than just recipes.

Critical Race Theory Books to Help You Make Sense of all the Hubbub

Learn more about Critical Race Theory in this introductory guide listing essential reads like Critical Race Theory: An Introduction by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic.

Cookbook Showdown: Best Apple Pie Recipes

We tested the best apple pie recipes from Martha Stewart, Samin Nosrat, Ruby Tandoh, and Lucy Baker. Which one was a slice above the rest?

4 Great LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Books for Pride

Learn about queer topics and history from a graphic history, a collection of letters, a memoir and more LGBTQ nonfiction books for Pride.