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5 Great New Nonfiction Books to Help Understand Our Times

Looking for tools to help process these unprecedented times? Check out these nonfiction books about the pandemic, structural racism, and more, including The Names of All the Flowers by Melissa Valentine.

Short Essay Collections Are My Comfort Read Right Now

If your main form of reading is news and Medium posts with titles like "Wash Every Grocery Before It Enters Your House" right now, maybe try these instead.

Leslie Jamison on Writing and Her Newest Essay Collection

We chatted with Leslie Jamison, author of the new essay collection MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURN and other fiction and nonfiction works.

5 Nonfiction Bricks Worth Adding to Your Personal Collection

Get your money's worth with these brick-size nonfiction books.

20 Must-Read Best Essay Collections of 2019

Read your way into the best essay collections of 2019.

5 Uplifting Books to Help You Feel A Bit Better About Everything

25 Great Nonfiction Essays You Can Read Online for Free

A list of twenty-five of the greatest free nonfiction essays from contemporary and classic authors that you can read online.

Essay Collections Keep Saving Me

On the essay collection that rescued one reader from a slump, opening the door to more life-altering essays and an overall leveled-up reading life.

What Essay Collection Should You Read Next?

Looking for some affirming, inspiring, or eye-opening books? Take this essay collection quiz to find your next nonfiction read.

8 Women Essayists You Should Be Reading Right Now

Find excellent works of nonfiction by women essayists writing on race, the 60s, the struggle of daily life, feminism, and more.

21 Great Essay Collections from 2019 to Add to Your TBR

Check out this list of 21 great 2019 essay collections, including essays that are lyrical, political, humorous, literary, and more.

20 Great Essay Collections from 2018

Don't miss these 20 great 2018 essay collections, including books on politics, feminism, race, art, culture, personal experience, and more.

Tender Quotes From Books My Husband Bought Me

"Say yes to someone who understands you will never tire of books, that they are an extension of you, and you carry the narratives in your heart."

How to Read an Essay Collection

Get the most out of your essay reading or try an essay collection for the first time with these tips for how to read an essay collection.

50 Must-Read Contemporary Essay Collections