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May The Pop Culture Be With You: 8 Titles To Get You There

These fascinating pop culture books dive into culture, community, gender, race, disability, society and more through music, film, and TV.

Truth Telling: 10 Great 2023 Nonfiction Books You (Maybe) Missed

Fill your brain to the brim with 10 Great 2023 Nonfiction Books You (Maybe) Missed. Don't let these amazing nonfiction reads pass you by!

Nonfiction About Witches, Ghosts, and Other Odd Creatures

These nonfiction books scrutinize zombies and werewolves under the lens of science, explore haunted houses, and examine the legacy of witches.

8 Fabulous New Nonfiction Books to Add to Your TBR in October

October is full of fabulous nonfiction books to add to your TBR, from a speculative memoir to a mediation on bears and the natural world.

Sea It To Believe It: 10 Great Books About Oceans and Ocean Life

Strap on your fins and dive into this post about great recent books exploring our oceans and the life that can be found there, including The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean by Susan Casey.

The Best New Biographies of 2023

The best new biographies of 2023, including King: A Life by Jonathan Eig, explore full lives and historical events in ways that speak meaningfully to the present.

The Power of Story: Historical Graphic Memoirs to Educate and Enlighten

These stunning historical graphic memoirs weave together personal or family experiences with education about historical events.

9 Nonfiction Books To Make You Rethink the World Around You

These thought-provoking nonfiction books will have you seeing the world around you and how you move through it completely differently.

The Room(s) Where It Happened: The Best Political Memoirs

From the biggest names to names you don't know (yet), the best political memoirs inspire, educate, and drive us towards a greater future. Start with The Forerunner: A Story of Pain and Perseverance in America by Cori Bush.

8 Amazing New Nonfiction Books to Read in September 2023

You *can* handle the truth with these eight incredible nonfiction reads to kick your fall reading season off right, including Thicker than Water: A Memoir by Kerry Washington.