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9 Great Summer Nonfiction Reads That Take You Far From Here

  • NONFICTION

    TIP OF THE ICEBERG

    MAY 15, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    THE TRAVELING FEAST

    JUNE 5, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE TRAVELING FEAST

by Rick Bass

Dripping with tasty anecdotes, literary tales, and great food, this joyful book is delightful. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    NORTHLAND

    JULY 3, 2018

NONFICTION

NORTHLAND

by Porter Fox

Richly populated with fascinating northlanders, Native Americans, and many border patrol agents, this is highly entertaining... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE ART OF THE WASTED DAY

    APRIL 17, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE ART OF THE WASTED DAY

by Patricia Hampl

“Loneliness eats away at you,” writes the author. “Solitude fills and fills you.” A captivating and revelatory memoir. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    A LINE IN THE RIVER

    MAY 15, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

A LINE IN THE RIVER

by Jamal Mahjoub

A beguiling, thoughtful book about a place that few people know well but that seems eminently inviting in the author’s hands. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WHAT TO READ AND WHY

    JULY 3, 2018

NONFICTION

WHAT TO READ AND WHY

by Francine Prose

As Prose implores: “Drop everything. Start reading. Now.” Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CALYPSO

    MAY 29, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    BARONS OF THE SEA

    JULY 17, 2018

HISTORY

BARONS OF THE SEA

by Steven Ujifusa

A vivid account of larger-than-life if not always attractive characters and a technological marvel that briefly captivated... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WALKING THE AMERICAS

    MARCH 6, 2018

NONFICTION

WALKING THE AMERICAS

by Levison Wood

A jaunty glimpse into the cities and countryside of Central America from the point of view of a traveler well-equipped to... Full review >

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