Great Nonfiction for Fiction Lovers
An irresistible blend of history, myth, and misadventure, this narrative captures the wonder and drama of first contact.
A journalist sets out to learn French secrets to raising a society of good sleepers, gourmet eaters, and relaxed parents.
Schiff peels back the layers of mystery surrounding Cleopatra and attempts to reveal a legend in her own time.
As dismembered bodies surfaced along the Seine, one man was tasked with finding the murderer in the Parisian underworld.
A splendidly insightful, three-way biography of President James Garfield; Charles Guiteau, his assassin; and inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
Found in a library book return, Dewey helped to pull a town together and attracted visitors from around the world.
A thrilling narrative that follows the journey of a Scottish gardener hired to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.
A Pulitzer Prize winning husband-and-wife reporter team tracks the growing movement to empower women in the developing world.
The story of an unusual request: an 82-year old rabbi asks Albom to deliver his eulogy.
A vivid portrait of Berlin during Hitler's reign through the eyes of William E. Dodd and his daughter, Martha.
A riveting story of Grennan's year in Nepal when he discovered that his young charges were victims rescued from human traffickers.
Agassi hated tennis--this is the biggest revelation in his very revealing autobiography.
A look at those who have been given opportunities, and who have had the presence of mind to seize them.
An exploration of the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity.
This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.
A moving story of Kamila Sidiqi who started a successful business to support her family during the Taliban regime.
A fascinating story of American artists and scientists and their life-changing experiences in 19th century Paris.
The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.
A gripping account of the fate of English explorer, Percy Fawcett and his son in the Brazilian jungle in 1925.