Great Nonfiction for Fiction Lovers
Gawande tackles medicine’s hardest challenge: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
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.
A splendidly insightful, three-way biography of President James Garfield; Charles Guiteau, his assassin; and inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
A thrilling narrative that follows the journey of a Scottish gardener hired to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.
A fascinating story of American artists and scientists and their life-changing experiences in 19th century Paris.
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.
When the Taliban took control of a remote valley in Pakistan, one girl fought for her right to an education.
The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.
A vivid portrait of Berlin during Hitler's reign through the eyes of William E. Dodd and his daughter, Martha.
A dramatic account of the ill-fated 19th-century naval expedition to the North Pole.
Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet.
A riveting story of Grennan's year in Nepal when he discovered that his young charges were victims rescued from human traffickers.
A gripping account of the fate of English explorer, Percy Fawcett and his son in the Brazilian jungle in 1925.
Agassi hated tennis--this is the biggest revelation in his very revealing autobiography.
An exploration of the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity.
Charles Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.
This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.