Botanist Kimmerer encourages readers to consider the ways that our lives weave through the natural world and teach us.
Scholar and journalist shares how viruses expose the fault lines of society.
The periodic table is a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession.
An astrophysicist discusses the scientific palette that paints the world differently.
Something for Everyone
Discusses how a bittersweet state of mind can be a silent energy that aids us.
Hinton recounts his three-decade nightmare: awaiting execution for crimes he didn’t commit.
Kerman's story offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison.
The story of George Floyd and the systems that impacted his life.
A narrative that reckons with one woman's ability to reclaim her agency.
James has written an honest and revealing account of her life on the autism spectrum.
The story of one man’s 7,000 mile bike journey to be with the woman he loved.
Former iCarly star McCurdy recounts a harrowing childhood and nuanced depiction of grief and trauma.
The compelling, inspiring, funny coming-of-age story, set during apartheid and after.
The author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho.
In this memoir, Álvarez forges a new relationship with the land, and with the act of running, carrying with him the knowledge of his parents' migration.
The story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again.
Traces the efforts of Dr. Paul Farmer to transform healthcare on a global scale.
Fuzzy Animal Stories
A collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.
This book examines animal-human relationships and celebrates the cross-species connections that grace our collective existence.
Examines how the world of animal senses can help us understand and transform the way we perceive our world.
Follows the life story of an exuberant Labrador retriever who gets into perpetual trouble.
Gay digs into what it means to be comfortable in one’s body.
The biography of James Beard, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped.
Memoir from creator of Momufuku Noodle bar and Ugly Delicious-David Chang.
The story of Reichl’s journey as editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine.
Food justice activist Bryant Terry breaks down the fundamentals of plant-based cooking.
Based on more than two hundred interviews with ACT UP members and rich with lessons for today's activists.
An exploration of the laws of fashion throughout history.
How The Word is Passed by Clint Smith
A survey of landmarks that reckon, or fail to reckon, with the impacts of slavery in America. Smith illustrates how some of our stories are hidden in plain view.