After the dog days of summer, the book industry is ready to wow readers with some of the best books of the year. We've culled through our starred reviews to choose ten in nonfiction to pay special attention to and present them here.
FAR FROM THE TREE: PARENTS, CHILDREN AND THE SEARCH FOR IDENTITY
"An informative and moving book that raises profound issues regarding the nature of love, the value of human life and the future of humanity."
National Book Award-winning journalist Solomon (The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, 2001, etc.) uses issues raised by disability to examine the nature of parenthood, the definition of disability and the ability to control reproduction to create designer children. Read full book review >