Non-Fiction

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  1. Book ImageSargent's Women

    Donna M. Lucey

    A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection

    “[Lucey] delivers the goods, disclosing the unhappy or colorful lives that Sargent sometimes hinted at but didn’t spell out.”—Boston GlobeMore

  2. Book ImageNo Apparent Distress

    Rachel Pearson

    A brutally frank memoir about doctors and patients in a health care system that puts the poor at risk.More

  3. Book ImageWedding Toasts I'll Never Give

    Ada Calhoun

    Seven essays celebrating the beauty of the imperfect marriage.More

  4. Book ImageThe Outrun

    Amy Liptrot

    “It’s wild writing: sexy, unguarded, raw, and ardent … highly recommended.”—The MillionsMore

  5. Book ImageJewish Comedy

    Jeremy Dauber

    Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award

    A rich account of Jewish humor: its nature, its development, and its vital role throughout history.More

  6. Book ImageFrom Here to Eternity

    Caitlin Doughty

    A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller

    The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."More

  7. Book ImageDaughters of the Samurai

    Janice P. Nimura

    "Nimura paints history in cinematic strokes and brings a forgotten story to vivid, unforgettable life." —Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a GeishaMore

  8. Book ImageThe End of Karma

    Somini Sengupta

    A penetrating, personal look at contemporary India—the world’s largest democracy at a moment of transition.More

  9. Book ImageConstance Fenimore Woolson

    Anne Boyd Rioux

    "Biography at its best aims at resurrection. Anne Boyd Rioux has brought the novelist Constance Fenimore Woolson back to life for us. Hurrah!" —Robert D. Richardson, author of the Bancroft Prize–winning William James: In the Maelstrom of American ModernismMore

  10. Book ImageSmoke Gets in Your Eyes

    Caitlin Doughty

    "Morbid and illuminating" (Entertainment Weekly)—a young mortician goes behind the scenes of her curious profession.More

  11. Book ImageThe Human Age

    Diane Ackerman

    Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize.

    A dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that humans are working with nature to try to save the planet.More

  12. Book ImageThe Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl

    Arthur Allen

    “Thought-provoking…[Allen] writes without sanctimony and never simplifies the people in his book or the moral issues his story inevitably raises." —Wall Street JournalMore

  13. Book ImageMermaid

    Eileen Cronin

    “Extraordinarily courageous; [Cronin] chronicles her journey to fit in and thrive with bravery and wit.”—O, The Oprah MagazineMore

  14. Book ImageThe Wolf and the Watchman

    Scott C. Johnson

    Longlisted for the National Book Award and named a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year.More

  15. Book ImageThe Feminine Mystique

    Betty Friedan, Gail Collins, Anna Quindlen

    50th Anniversary Edition

    A 50th-anniversary edition of the trailblazing book that changed women’s lives, with a new introduction by Gail Collins.More

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