Want to read more literary nonfiction? These are some popular subgenres of literary nonfiction, with reading recommendations for each.
If you’re a theater and history nerd, you’ll love these books about Broadway, including general history, like The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built by Jack Viertel, and deep-dives on specific musicals, like In the Heights: Finding Home by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, and Jeremy McCarter.
Whether you're an anthropology professor or an everyday reader, these American cultural history books should pique your interest.
These must-read Indian history books will help you understand this diverse country and its impact on the rest of the world, including The Raj at War by Yasmin Khan.
From bad science around women to a women's history of Islam, get an education around women's issues through these women's history books.
If you need a fix for world history books, look no further. This must- read list is a great place to start.
"Bang," "screamer, "wonderer": the exclamation mark has gone by many names. The history of this explosive mark is a fascinating one.
Dig into the events, legends, and stories that shaped the history of China with the best Chinese history books for adults and kids.
Zora Neale Hurston was a writer in the Harlem Renaissance, an anthropologist, a folklorist, and a filmmaker. And so much more.