Great Nonfiction for Fiction Lovers
Westover recounts her remarkable journey from an extreme survivalist upbringing in Idaho to finding herself through an education.
An exciting chronicle of the pioneering women who risked their lives in pursuit of their passion for flying.
The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Tackles a dark and difficult subject - an abusive same-sex relationship - with wit, inventiveness and an inquiring spirit.
A true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history solved by the newly created FBI.
An insightful travelogue detailing the journey of two friends who rode bicycles along the ancient Silk Road.
An identity theft expert tells the story of the duplicity and betrayal that inspired her career and nearly destroyed her family.
More than thirty years later, the mystery remains: Did someone purposefully set fire to the Los Angeles Public Library?
Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the conspiracy to kill him in 1861.
A lyrical and moving account of a third generation Mexican-American who sees for himself the ordeals of "crossers."
Investigates how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century’s greatest disasters.
The astonishing true story of the man-eating tiger that claimed a record 437 human lives.
Bruder compassionately investigates the exceptional resilience and creativity of Americans who have taken to the road to survive.
The dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that came to define our country.
Casts a new light on the dark inspiration for a modern classic and restores Sally Horner to her rightful place.
Looks into the past to uncover who first settled the Pacific islands, where they came from, and how they got there.
Describes the consequences of their reporting for the #MeToo movement and the inspiring journeys of the women who spoke up.
Provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day-to-day experience of Churchill and his family.
Examines the arrest of Sandra Bland and other high profile incidents in which the failure to communicate had dire consequences.
Recounts the 9.2 earthquake that struck Anchorage on Easter Weekend in 1964 and the soothing radio broadcasts of Genie Chance.