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Do Crime Like an Edwardian: 11 Nonfiction Recommendations
The Victorians were more famous for their love of crime, but the Edwardians were no slouches either! Here are 11 great Edwardian true crime reads!
5 Books About Losing a Child That Have Wrecked Me
Whether you're seeking catharsis or accounts of people coping with grief, the stories in these books about losing a child will stay...
Get Your Bleed On: 5 Important Books About Periods
Whether you’re a seasoned menstruator, a young menstruator, or a parent of menstruator, you need books about periods to guide you.
13 Fascinating and Readable History Books
Europe's natural history, women pirates, the history of Chinese Canadian restaurants, and more in readable history books for nonfiction fans.
Further Reading After Watching Ava DuVernay’s WHEN THEY SEE US
If WHEN THEY SEE US moved you to learn more about police corruption, brutality, and the prison industrial complex, check out these books.
10 Good Books About Bad Information
Call it misinformation, alternative facts, or fake news, it's all the same. Arm yourself against it with these ten books about bad information!
5 True Crime Books to Read With Your Book Club
A list of jaw-dropping books to read with your true crime book club. Including dinosaur fraud, serial killers, Agatha Christie and data hacking.
Books on Beauty and What it Means to be Beautiful
Every day, we receive signals related to beauty standards. These nonfiction books about beauty confront, diversify, and disrupt the conversation.
10 Recent Nonfiction Books About Feminism
If you're trying to deepen your feminism, make it more intersectional, or get more involved, we've got recent nonfiction books about feminism...
Books About the Cambodian Genocide That Helped Me Understand My Father
On the nonfiction books that helped one reader labeled a “second-generation refugee” connect to his father, a Khmer who survived the Cambodian...
50 Must-Read Memoirs to Make You Feel
Sometimes there's nothing like a good cathartic cry, and these relatable and moving must-read memoirs to make you feel are here to...
4 of the Best Books About D-Day to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary
Recognize the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, where Allied troops fought Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, with these books about...
7 of the Best Audiobook Memoirs Narrated by the Author
Audiobooks can be a good solution when you want to read in grad school. Memoirs, especially memoirs narrated by the author, are a good choice. Here's why.
Reading Pathways: Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil
A suggested reading order of oral historians Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, authors of the modern classic PLEASE KILL ME.
7 Books to Read on Global Running Day
If you're thinking about dusting off those running shoes for Global Running Day, we've got some books to help you pound the...