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Travel Memoirs That Aren’t by the Usual White Dudes

For awhile, it seemed like travel was only written about by a select few, but here are new voices that are exploring the world.

8 New Nonfiction Books Being Released in August

August's new nonfiction books include a memoir exploring the model minority myth, a historical look at Middle Eastern horsewomen, and more.

8 Books About Whistleblowers You Need To Read

These books about whistleblowers include some well-known names and some who are not as famous but deserve recognition for their bravery.

9 of the Best Gentle Self-Help Books

Self-hatred doesn't have to be a catalyst for change. As these gentle self-help books show, self-respect can lead to healthier growth.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Pound Cake Recipes, Tested

One home baker tested the best pound cake recipes from five popular cookbooks. Which one was a crumb above the rest?

8 Science Books Out This Summer That You Don’t Want to Miss

Whether you love math, the magical world of plants, space, or something else, these forthcoming science books will fill your TBR.

10 Books about Rock stars

Love music and the rock star lifestyle? Find nonfiction memoirs and biographies, and fictional books about rock stars (like Daisy Jones).

Award-Winning Memoirs You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

You may never have heard of these award-winning memoirs, but now that you have, you'll be adding them to your TBR.

Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Biopics & Get a Biography Recommendation

To take this biography quiz, pick your favorite biopic movies and get a book recommendation for a biography to read!

A Kind of Magic: 9 Great Books About Queen

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Queen's self-titled album, fans and newbies can check out these nine great books about Queen!