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To help us fight racism in ourselves as well as everywhere else we encounter it, we’re highlighting audiobooks about racism, antiracism, white fragility and more. Let’s all commit to fighting racism where we find it, including in ourselves.
Full of self-deprecating humor about modern life, this book is as relatable as it is side splittingly funny
In The Happiness Project, Rubin chronicles her year of doing the things that she’s always wanted or meant to do, including reading Aristotle and organizing her house. She collected her thoughts in order to inspire others to do the same.
There’s a lot to love about this time of year. Holidays, friends, family, hopefully some time off of work. But there’s a lot to hate. Stress, bad weather. That’s why we picked Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris as our Book of the Month.
When the last independent bookstore in Nashville closed, Ann Patchett and a friend opened Parnassus Books. As she says, she didn’t want to live in a city without a bookstore. Who can blame her?
Atul Gawande has been many things: Rhodes scholar, husband, father, journalist, surgeon, political advisor, and author. His writings show that he is as thoughtful as he is meticulous.
In Being Mortal, doctor and writer Atul Gawande discusses end-of-life care. He takes us through the history of gerontology, assisted living, and provides countless sets of data and anecdotes. Through it all, Gawande says that the medical community as well as patients’ families treat patients as subjects rather than as human beings.
The IndieNext bestseller list is one of the best places to find out what’s hot at independent bookstores around the United States. Based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores, here’s a sampling of some of the best nonfiction books right now.
If you already follow Amanda Palmer, author of The Art of Asking, on Twitter, then you probably know that lately she’s been busy grieving, battling Lyme Disease, recording with her father, and preparing to have her first baby with her husband Neil Gaiman. So we were incredibly pleased that she took time out from her nonstop, go-go-go life, to answer a few questions for us via email.
We’ve chosen The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer as our August Book of the Month. Filled with energetic music, intimate stories of her life, and down-right-good advice, there’s a little something for everyone in this memoir.