Life on the Line by Emma Goldberg

In her new book, Life on the Line, New York Times journalist Emma Goldberg focuses on six young doctors during the COVID-19 surge in New York City last spring.Woven together from in-depth interviews with the doctors, their notes, and Goldberg’s own extensive reporting, this page-turning narr

Blood and Treasure

Edited by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin Bob Drury and Tom Clavin’s Blood and Treasure is a fast-paced and fiery narrative which chronicles the explosive saga of the legendary figure Daniel Boone and the bloody struggle for America’s frontier. It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in

Valcour by Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly’s Valcour is a wild and suspenseful story of one of the most crucial and least known campaigns of the Revolutionary War when America’s scrappy navy took on the full might of Britain’s sea power. During the summer of 1776, a British incursion from Canada loomed. In res

Unraveled by Maxine Bedat

In Unraveled, Maxine Bedat chronicles the birth — and death — of a pair of jeans, and exposes the fractures in our global supply chains, and our relationships to each other, ourselves, and the planet. Take a look at your favorite pair of jeans. Maybe the tag says Made in Bangladesh or

An American Marriage by Michael Burlingame

An enlightening narrative revealing aspects of the former US president’s life that are often overlooked, An American Marriage tells the tragic story of Abraham Lincoln’s marriage to Mary Todd. Based on 30 years of research, An American Marriage describes and analyzes why Lincoln had g

Home Made by Liz Hauck

Home made is a heartwarming story. It is a tender and vivid portrait of poverty and abundance, vulnerability and strength, estrangement and connection. Author Liz hauck has written a beautiful memoir about a cooking program in a residential home for teenage boys in state care. In her absorbing m

‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” is a book written and illustrated by Charlie Mackesy. Written for children and adults alike, it is a story that follows a boy on a journey in which he makes unlikely friends with a mole, a fox, and a horse.The book is written as a series of li

A History of Biology by Michel Morange

This book presents a global history of the biological sciences from ancient times to today, providing needed perspective on the development of biological thought while shedding light on the field’s upheavals and key breakthroughs through the ages. Michel Morange brings to life the dynamic in

It’s Not About You

Authr: Tom Rath Tom Rath’s It’s Not About You is a moving memoir and inspiring call to action for bettering your own life by doing your best for others.Life is not about you. It’s about what you do for others. That’s the realization that has driven the author — a meg

Jackpot by Michael Mechanic

Michael Mechanic’s Jackpot dives into the lives of the extremely rich, showing the fascinating, otherworldly realm they inhabit — and the insidious ways this realm harms us all. Have you ever fantasized about being ridiculously wealthy? Probably. Striking it rich is among the most res

Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford

Somebody’s daughter is an exceptionally powerful and moving memoir by Ashley Ford. Ford’s memoir “is a perfect example of what an insecure attachment style looks and feels like in the life of a child,” said a review on Somebody’s daughter “recal

Super Fly by Jonathan Balcombe

Super Fly — from an expert in animal consciousness — will turn the fly on the wall into the elephant in the room. In Super Fly, the myth-busting biologist Jonathan Balcombe shows the order Diptera in all of its diversity. Balcombe illustrates the essential role that flies play in eve

Winning Independence by John Ferling

Winning Independence is the dramatic story of how and why Great Britain — so close to regaining several southern colonies and rendering the postwar US a fatally weak nation ultimately failed to win the war. John Ferling’s book “explores the choices and decisions made by Sir Henr

Words That Change Minds by Shelle Rose Charvet

Shelle Rose Charvet’s Words That Change Minds shows you how to match your language to people around you, be it your colleagues at work, your friends or at home with your  family.  You will learn how to use the right words with the right people, and get through the “Communica

The Wisdom of Psychopaths

Author: Kevin Dutton The Wisdom of Psychopaths by renowned psychologist Kevin Dutton is an engrossing journey into the lives of psychopaths and their infamously crafty behaviors, which reveals that there is a scale of “madness” along which we all sit.Dutton demonstrates that the brill

The Molecule of More

Edited by Daniel Z. Lieberman and Michael E. Long In The Molecule of More, George Washington University professor Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, and Georgetown University lecturer Michael E. Long present a potentially life-changing proposal: Much of human life has an unconsidered component that ex

Phase Six by Jim Shepard

This is a book about the next global outbreak after COVID-19. Jim Shepard’s deeply researched novel, written before COVID-19, imagines the world’s next pandemic. Phase Six takes place not too far in the future.  Shepard “imagines that we learned nothing from COVID-19,&rdq

Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig

The US Secret Service was born in 1865, in the wake of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, but its story begins in earnest in 1963, with the death of John F. Kennedy.Shocked into reform by their failure to protect the president on that fateful day, the agency was rapidly transformed into a proud