The 502 Best Non-Fiction Books

  1. The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison (33)
  2. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande (32)
  3. The Sixth Extinction: an Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (30)
  4. Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (25)
  5. On Immunity: an Innoculation by Eula Biss (22)
  6. In the Kingdom of Ice: the Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette by Hampton Sides (20)
  7. Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright (20)
  8. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (20)
  9. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay (19)
  10. Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos (16)
  11. The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore (16)
  12. and the Miracle that Set Them Free Deep Down Dark: the Untold Story of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine by Héctor Tobar (14)
  13. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson (14)
  14. Blood Will Out: the True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade by Walter Kirn (13)
  15. The Invisible Bridge: the Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein (13)
  16. No Place to  Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald (13)
  17. Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One’s Looking by Christian Rudder (12)
  18. Flash Boys: a Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis (12)
  19. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein (11)
  20. The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs by Greil Marcus (10)
  21. Five Came Back: a Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris (9)
  22. The Most Dangerous Book: the Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham (9)
  23. The Unspeakable: and Other Subjects of Discussion by Meghan Daum (9)
  24. The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World by Greg Grandin (8)
  25. the Code of Beauty Geek Sublime: the Beauty of Code by Vikram Chandra (8)
  26. The Trip to Echo Spring: on Writers and Drinking by Olivia Laing (8)
  27. The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas (8)
  28. How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson (7)
  29. The Human Age: the World Shaped by Us by Diane Ackerman (7)
  30. Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (7)
  31. Political Order and Political Decay: from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy by Francis Fukuyama (7)
  32. The Big Fat Surprise: Why Meat, Cheese and Butter Belong in a Healthy Diet by Nina Teicholz (6)
  33. The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution by Jonathan Eig (6)
  34. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi (6)
  35. Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: a True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz (6)
  36. How Not to Be Wrong: the Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg (6)
  37. The Interior Circuit: a Mexico City Chronicle by Francisco Goldman (6)
  38. The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures by Christine Kenneally (6)
  39. Savage Harvest: a Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman (6)
  40. The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber (6)
  41. The Underground Girls of Kabul: in Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg (6)
  42. The Zhivago Affair: the Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn (6)
  43. A Deadly Wandering: a Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel (5)
  44. Deluge: the Great War, America, and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam Tooze (5)
  45. The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness by Rebecca Solnit (5)
  46. Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson (5)
  47. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan (5)
  48. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion Davis (5)
  49. Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials that Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik (5)
  50. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: the History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean (5)
  51. The Teacher Wars: a History of America’s Most Embattled Profession by Dana Goldstein (5)
  52. World Order by Henry Kissinger (5)
  53. All the Truth Is Out: the Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai (4)
  54. The Bill of the Century: the Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act by Clay Risen (4)
  55. China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa by Howard W. French (4)
  56. Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris (4)
  57. Demon Camp: a Soldier’s Exorcism by Jennifer Percy (4)
  58. Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist (4)
  59. Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill (4)
  60. How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say– and What It Really Means by John Lanchester (4)
  61. Killing Patton: the Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General by Bill O’Reilly (4)
  62. The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science by Armand Marie Leroi (4)
  63. Loitering: New and Collected Essays by Charles D’Ambrosio (4)
  64. The Long Shadow: Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century by David Reynolds (4)
  65. No Good Men among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal (4)
  66. The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death by Colson Whitehead (4)
  67. The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age by Astra Taylor (4)
  68. Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein (4)
  69. The Sense of Style: the Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century by Steven Pinker (4)
  70. The Smile Revolution in 18th-Century Paris by Colin Jones (4)
  71. Texts from Jane Eyre: and Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters by  Daniel Mallory Ortberg (4)
  72. Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film by Glenn Kurtz (4)
  73. Morphine and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood Tinseltown: Murder by William J. Mann (4)
  74. 1940-1944 When Paris Went Dark: the City of Light under German Occupation by Ronald C. Rosbottom (4)
  75. Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson (4)
  76. 400 Things Cops Know: Street Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman by Adam Plantinga (3)
  77. American Cornball: a Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny by Christopher Miller (3)
  78. Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves by Laurel Braitman (3)
  79. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden  (3)
  80. Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: a Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark (3)
  81. Burning Down the House: the End of Juvenile Prison by Nell Bernstein (3)
  82. Cities of Empire: the British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World by Tristram Hunt (3)
  83. The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet by Molly Sauter (3)
  84. Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon by Kim Zetter (3)
  85. Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval (3)
  86. Renegade Science and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves Deep: Freediving by James Nestor (3)
  87. Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78 RPM Records Do Not Sell at Any Price: the Wild by Amanda Petrusich (3)
  88. Elephant Company: the Inspired Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke (3)
  89. Encounters at the Heart of the World: a History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn (3)
  90. Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong (3)
  91. Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality by Jo Becker (3)
  92. The Future of the Mind: the Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku (3)
  93. The Glass Cage: Automation and Us by Nicholas Carr (3)
  94. Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia by Mariusz Szczygiel (3)
  95. Hack Attack: the Inside Story of How the Truth Caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Nick Davies (3)
  96. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward A. Baptist (3)
  97. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg (3)
  98. How to Be a Victorian: a Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life by Ruth Goodman (3)
  99. Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook (3)
  100. Lincoln and the Power of the Press: the War for Public Opinion by Harold Holzer (3)
  101. The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 by Nigel Hamilton (3)
  102. The Meat Racket: the Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business by Christopher Leonard (3)
  103. Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser (3)
  104. Mission at Nuremberg: an Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis by Tim Townsend (3)
  105. The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It by John W. Dean (3)
  106. Pity the Animal by Chelsea Hodson (3)
  107. Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers by Mike Sacks (3)
  108. The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books by Azar Nafisi (3)
  109. Science…for Her! by Megan Amram (3)
  110. The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War by James Oakes (3)
  111. Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion by Sam Harris (3)
  112. War of the Whales: a True Story by Joshua Horwitz (3)
  113. What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund (3)
  114. What Would Lynne Tillman Do? by Lynne Tillman (3)
  115. Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot by Masha Gessen (3)
  116. Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street’s Post-Crash Recruits by Kevin Roose (3)
  117. 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children and Theater by Sarah Ruhl (2)
  118. Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto by Steve Almond (2)
  119. The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live since the Death of God by Peter Watson (2)
  120. The Age of Radiance: the Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era by Craig Nelson (2)
  121. All Joy and No Fun: the Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior (2)
  122. Another Great Day at Sea: Life aboard the USS George H. W. Bush by Geoff Dyer (2)
  123. Austerity Bites: a Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK by Mary O’Hara (2)
  124. The Birds of Pandemonium: Life among the Exotic and Endangered by Michele Raffin (2)
  125. The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World throug Pop Culture by Euny Hong (2)
  126. The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World by Russell Gold (2)
  127. The Burglary: the Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI by Betty Medsger (2)
  128. Busted: a Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love by Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman (2)
  129. Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby by Sarah Churchwell (2)
  130. Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648 by Mark Greengrass (2)
  131. The Collapse: the Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall by M.E. Sarotte (2)
  132. Danubia: a Personal History of Habsburg Europe by Simon Winder (2)
  133. Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany’s Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America by Howard Blum (2)
  134. Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money and the Future of Life on Earth by Anthony D. Barnosky (2)
  135. Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance by Julia Angwin (2)
  136. The Dylanologists: Adventures in the Land of Bob by David Kinney (2)
  137. Eight World Cups: My Journey through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer by George Vecsey (2)
  138. Empire’s Crossroads: a History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day by Carrie Gibson (2)
  139. The End of Absence: Reclaiming what We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris (2)
  140. Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates (2)
  141. The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, the Brontës, and the Importance of Handbags by Daphne Merkin (2)
  142. Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes, and What We Can Learn from Them by Mark McClusky (2)
  143. The Fateful Year: England 1914 by Mark Bostridge (2)
  144. A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants by Ruth Kassinger (2)
  145. God’s Traitors: Terror & Faith in Elizabethan England by Jessie Childs (2)
  146. God’s Traitors:  Terror & Faith in Elizabethan England by Gabriella Coleman (2)
  147. The Heathen School: a Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos (2)
  148. The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration by Bernd Heinrich (2)
  149. House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi (2)
  150. How We Learn: the Surprising Truth about Why, When, and Where It Happens by Benedict Carey (2)
  151. etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation Indonesia by Elizabeth Pisani (2)
  152. Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World by Amir R. Alexander (2)
  153. It’s Complicated: the Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd (2)
  154. The Late Starters Orchestra by Ari L. Goldman (2)
  155. Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor (2)
  156. Let’s Talk about Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste by Carl Wilson (2)
  157. Life on the Edge: the Coming of Age of Quantum Biology by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden (2)
  158. Lifted: a Cultural History of the Elevator by Andreas Bernard (2)
  159. Limber by Angela Pelster (2)
  160. A Mad Catastrophe: the Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire by Geoffrey Wawro (2)
  161. Marriage Markets: How Inequality Is Remaking the American Family by Cahn Naomi and June Carbone (2)
  162. Myself and Why: Searching for the Science of Self Me by Jennifer Ouellette (2)
  163. The Meaning of Human Existence by Edward O. Wilson (2)
  164. Midnight at the Pera Palace: the Birth of Modern Istanbul by Charles King (2)
  165. Molecules: the Elements and the Architecture of Everything by Theodore W. Gray (2)
  166. The Monkey’s Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life by Alan de Queiroz (2)
  167. Nature’s God: the Heretical Origins of the American Republic by Matthew Stewart (2)
  168. One Vote” to the United States On Democracy’s Doorstep: The Inside Story of How the Supreme Court Brought “One Person by J. Douglas Smith (2)
  169. On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City by Alice Goffman (2)
  170. One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future by Ben Carson (2)
  171. Operation Paperclip: the Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America by Annie Jacobsen (2)
  172. The Owl who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Living with a Tawny Owl by Martin Windrow (2)
  173. Pandora’s DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science, and One Family Tree by Lizzie Stark (2)
  174. The Parthenon Enigma by Joan Breton Connelly (2)
  175. Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen (2)
  176. The Pope and Mussolini: the Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer (2)
  177. Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else by James Meek (2)
  178. Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt (2)
  179. The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun (2)
  180. Proof: the Science of Booze by Adam Rogers (2)
  181. The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America’s First Subway by Doug Most (2)
  182. Revolution by Russell Brand (2)
  183. The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government by Philip K. Howard (2)
  184. Murder and Redemption in D.C. S Street Rising: Crack by Ruben Castaneda (2)
  185. Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll by Peter Bebergal (2)
  186. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Andrew McAfee ​and ​Erik Brynjolfsson (2)
  187. The Shifts and the Shocks: How the Financial Crisis Has Changed Our Future by Martin Wolf (2)
  188. A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction by Terry Pratchett (2)
  189. Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace by Anne Lamott (2)
  190. So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan (2)
  191. The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility by Gregory Clark (2)
  192. The South China Sea: the Struggle for Power in Asia by Bill Hayton (2)
  193. A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson (2)
  194. The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD by Simon Schama (2)
  195. The Supermodel and the Brillo Box: Back Stories and Peculiar Economics from the World of Contemporary Art by Don Thompson (2)
  196. The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed up with Fondue by David Sax (2)
  197. Trapped under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness by Neil Swidey (2)
  198. Uncertain Justice: the Roberts Court and the Constitution by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz (2)
  199. Unreal City: Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the Fate of the West by Judith Nies (2)
  200. Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies, and Revolution by Laurie Penny (2)
  201. The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’ London by Judith Flanders (2)
  202. War! What Is It Good for?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots by Ian Morris (2)
  203. The Wars of the Roses: the Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones (2)
  204. Why I Read: the Serious Pleasure of Books by Wendy Lesser (2)
  205. Windfall: the Booming Business of Global Warming by McKenzie Funk (2)
  206. Winning Marriage: the Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits–and Won by Marc Solomon (2)
  207. Worn Stories by Emily Spivack (2)
  208. Wounded Tiger: the History of Cricket in Pakistan by Peter Oborne (2)
  209. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works by Dan Harris (1)
  210. 1177 B. C.: The Year Civilization Collapseds by Eric H. Cline (1)
  211. 13 Hours: the Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff (1)
  212. Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal by Tom Shroder (1)
  213. Adventures in the Anthropocene: a Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made by Gaia Vince (1)
  214. The Age of the Vikings by Anders Winroth (1)
  215. The Amazing Thing About the Way It Goes: Stories of Tidiness, Self-Esteem and Other Things I Gave Up On by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (1)
  216. America: Imagine a World without Her by Dinesh D’Souza (1)
  217. America’s Deadliest Twister: the Tri-State Tornado of 1925 by Geoff Partlow (1)
  218. American Catch: the Fight for Our Local Seafood by Paul Greenberg (1)
  219. Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution’s Greatest Puzzle by Andreas Wagner (1)
  220. Pop Art and Minimalism Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism by Jed ed. Perl (1)
  221. Art of Empathy: Celebrating Literature in Translation by National Endowment for the Arts (1)
  222. The Art of Secularism: The Cultural Politics of Modernist Art in Contemporary India by Karin Zitzewitz (1)
  223. The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer (1)
  224. The Art of the English Murder by Lucy Worsley (1)
  225. Asia’s Cauldron: the South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific by Robert Kaplan (1)
  226. Ax Murders of Saxtown: the Unsolved Crime that Terrorized a Town and Shocked the Nation by Nicholas J. C. Pistor (1)
  227. Babe Ruth’s Called Shot: the Myth and Mystery of Baseball’s Greatest Home Run by Ed Sherman (1)
  228. Back Channel to Cuba: the Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana by William M. LeoGrande (1)
  229. Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld by Jake Halpern (1)
  230. Including the Handwritten Drafts of More than 100 Classic Beatles Songs Beatles Lyrics: the Stories behind the Music by Hunter Davies (1)
  231. Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival by David Pilling (1)
  232. Beowulf: a Translation and Commentary by J. R. R. Tolkien (1)
  233. Berlin: Portrait of a City through the Centuries by Rory MacLean (1)
  234. Best American Sports Writing 2014 by Christopher McDougall (1)
  235. Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters by Michael S. Roth (1)
  236. Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars by Sam Vincent (1)
  237. Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris by Eric Jager (1)
  238. Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair by Graydon Carter (1)
  239. The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers who Reinvented American Literature by Ben Tarnoff (1)
  240. Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy by Dave Zirin (1)
  241. Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) by Elizabeth Green (1)
  242. A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not By by Sarah Lazarovic (1)
  243. The Burning Shore: How Hitler’s U-Boats Brought World War II to America by Ed Offley (1)
  244. Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism by Wolfgang Streeck (1)
  245. By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review by Pamela ed. Paul (1)
  246. Call and Response by Paul Kincaid (1)
  247. The Cause of All Nations: an International History of the American Civil War by Don H. Doyle (1)
  248. The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food by Ted Genoways (1)
  249. Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the ’90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion by Maureen Callahan (1)
  250. Chase Your Shadows: the Trials of Oscar Pistorius by John Carlin (1)
  251. Check the Technique: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies by Brian Coleman (1)
  252. A Chosen Exile: a History of Racial Passing in American Life by Allyson Hobbs (1)
  253. Circling the Midnight Sun by James Raffan (1)
  254. Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion by Mark Leibovich (1)
  255. Collected Petrarch by Tim Atkins (1)
  256. Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadja and Slavoj by Nadya Tolokonnikova and Slavoj Zizek (1)
  257. Confidence or the Appearance of Confidence: the Best of Believer Music Interviews by Vendela Vida and Ross Simonini (1)
  258. Congo: the Epic History of a People by David van Reybrouck (1)
  259. by the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness Congratulations by George Saunders (1)
  260. Contest of the Century: the New Era of Competition with China by Geoff Dyer (1)
  261. The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance ina Universe of Planets and Probabilities by Caleb Scharf (1)
  262. The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle by Peter Baldwin (1)
  263. Countercultures and Popular Music by Sheila Whiteley and Jedediah Sklower (1)
  264. Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry by Gareth Murphy (1)
  265. The Culture Map: Breaking through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer (1)
  266. Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change by Clarence Page (1)
  267. Dangerous by Susan Fast (1)
  268. The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett (1)
  269. The David Foster Wallace Reader by David Foster Wallace (1)
  270. The Dead and Those about to Die: D-Day: the Big Red One at Omaha Beach by John C. McManus (1)
  271. We Need to Talk to Darth: And Other Pop Culture Correspondences Dear Luke by John Moe (1)
  272. The Death Class: a True Story about Life by Erika Hayasaki (1)
  273. Death Dealer: How Cops and Cadaver Dogs Brought a Killer to Justice by Kate Flora (1)
  274. Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production by Nicolette Hahn Niman (1)
  275. Definitely Maybe by Alex Niven (1)
  276. Denali’s Howl: the Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak by Andy Hall (1)
  277. A Detroit Anthology by Anna ed. Clark (1)
  278. The Devils’ Alliance: Hitler’s Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Roger Moorhouse (1)
  279. Dictators at War and Peace by Jessica L. P. Weeks (1)
  280. Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance after Operation Valkyrie by Randall Hansen (1)
  281. Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America by William H. Frey (1)
  282. Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez (1)
  283. The Dollar Trap: How the U. S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance by Eswar Prasad (1)
  284. Old Prejudice Dominican Baseball: New Pride by Alan Klein (1)
  285. Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains who Made America by Glenn Beck (1)
  286. Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can’t Keep Your Food Safe… and How You Can by Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown (1)
  287. Ebola: the Nature and Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen (1)
  288. The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know about the All-There-Is by Roberto Trotta (1)
  289. The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China by David Eimer (1)
  290. Empire of Cotton: a Global History by Sven Beckert (1)
  291. Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker (1)
  292. Essays and Reviews 1959-2002 by Bernard Williams (1)
  293. The Essential Ellen Willis by Nona Willis Aronowitz  (1)
  294. The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone (1)
  295. Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz (1)
  296. Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy by Saskia Sassen (1)
  297. The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis by Arthur Allen (1)
  298. A Feathered River across the Sky: the Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction by Joel Greenberg (1)
  299. Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s War of War by C. Christine Fair (1)
  300. The Figure of the Detective: A Literary History and Analysis by Charles Brownson (1)
  301. Football: Great Writing about the National Sport by John Schulian (1)
  302. For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran (1)
  303. The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream by Dan Washburn (1)
  304. Forensis: the Architecture of Public Truth by Forensic Architecture (1)
  305. The Forgotten Depression: 1921: the Crash that Cured Itself by James Grant (1)
  306. Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of the Banking Crises and Scarce Credit by Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber (1)
  307. Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany by David Stubbs (1)
  308. Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity by Robert Beachy (1)
  309. GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle (1)
  310. Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict by John Judis (1)
  311. The Getaway Car: a Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany by Donald Westlake (1)
  312. The Glass Closet: Why Coming out Is Good for Business by John Browne (1)
  313. Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism Good Cities by Peter Geoffrey Hall (1)
  314. Gotham Unbound: the Ecological History of Greater New York by Ted Steinberg (1)
  315. Gracie’s Guide: the Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-Up by Grace Helbig (1)
  316. Grand Opera: the Story of the Met by Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron (1)
  317. The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellow (1)
  318. Great Myths of the Brain by Christian Jarrett (1)
  319. The Griots of Oakland: Voices from the African American Oral History Project by Angela Beth Zusman (1)
  320. The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt by David Giffels (1)
  321. Mutant Bimbos & Cult Zombies Amok in the 666 Most Ear- and Eye-Ripping Big-Scream Films Ever Heavy Metal Movies: Guitar Barbarians by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden (1)
  322. The Heritage of Heinlein by Thomas D. Clareson and Joe Sanders (1)
  323. Hijacking the Runway: How Celebrities Are Stealing the Spotlight from Fashion Designers by Teri Agins (1)
  324. A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: from the Origins to the Present Day by Abdelwahab Meddeb & Benjamin Stora (1)
  325. Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture by Rebecca Prime (1)
  326. How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: an Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness by Russ Roberts (1)
  327. How (Not) to Be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor by James K. A. Smith (1)
  328. How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City by Joan DeJean (1)
  329. How the World Sees You: Discover Your Highest Value through the Science of Fascination by Sally Hogshead (1)
  330. How to Fight Islamic Terror from the Missionary Position by Tabish Khair (1)
  331. How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself against the Badasses who Ran This Country by Daniel O’Brien (1)
  332. How to Ruin a Queen: Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair by Jonathan Beckman (1)
  333. Human Rights and the Uses of History by Samuel Moyn (1)
  334. The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter by Richard Girling (1)
  335. I Don’t Care if We Ever Get Back: Thirty Games in Thirty Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever by Ben Blatt and Eric Brewster (1)
  336. Icon by Amy Scholder (1)
  337. An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Todd S. Purdum (1)
  338. Inequality and the 1% by Danny Dorling (1)
  339. Inferno: an Anatomy of American Punishment by Robert A. Ferguson (1)
  340. Instinct: the Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive by T. D. Jakes (1)
  341. The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company by Michael S. Malone (1)
  342. Inventing the Individual: the Origins of Western Liberalism by Larry Siedentop (1)
  343. J Dilla’s Donuts by Jordan Ferguson (1)
  344. James Ellroy: a Companion to the Mystery Fiction by Jim Mancall (1)
  345. Jet Set: The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation’s Glory Years by William Stadiem (1)
  346. John Severson’s Surf by John Severson (1)
  347. Joyriding in Riyadh: Oil, Urbanism, and Road Revolt in Saudi Arabia by Pascal Menoret (1)
  348. Judges & Justice & Lawyers & Law: Exploring the Legal Dimensions of Fiction and Film by Francis M. Nevins (1)
  349. Judging Statutes by Robert A. Katmann (1)
  350. Ketchup Is a Vegetable and Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves by Robin O’Bryant (1)
  351. Kiss the Blood off My Hands: Classic Film Noir by Robert Miklitsch (1)
  352. The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch by Lewis Dartnell (1)
  353. The Last Empire: the Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii Plokhy (1)
  354. Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up by Mary Beard (1)
  355. Law of the Jungle: the $19 Billion Legal Battle over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win by Paul M. Barrett (1)
  356. Lessons from Europe?: What Americans Can Learn from European Public Policies by R. Daniel Kelemen (1)
  357. Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools by Joel Klein (1)
  358. Let God Arise: the War and Rebellion of the Camisards by W. Gregory Monahan (1)
  359. Liberty’s Torch: the Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty by Elizabeth Mitchell (1)
  360. Life on the Rocks: A Portrait of the American Mountain Goat by Bruce L. Smith (1)
  361. Little Demon in the City of Light: a True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris by Steven Levingston (1)
  362. Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions by Phil Zuckerman (1)
  363. A Load of Hooey by Bob Odenkirk (1)
  364. Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America by Richard Parker (1)
  365. The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla, and Kansas City, Missouri by Avi Steinberg (1)
  366. Lost Girls: an Unsolved American Mystery by Robert Kolker (1)
  367. The Loyal Lieutenant: Leading out Lance and Pushing through the Pain on the Rocky Road to Paris by George Hincapie and Craig Hummer (1)
  368. The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation by Harold Schechter (1)
  369. Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs that Defined the 1980s by onathan Bernstein and Lori Majewski (1)
  370. The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, the Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch by Jim Merkel (1)
  371. Mark Twain’s America: a Celebration in Words and Images by Harry L. & The Library of Congress Katz (1)
  372. from the Iliad to Catch-22 Men at War: What Fiction Tells Us about Conflict by Christopher Coker (1)
  373. Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation by Laura Kipnis (1)
  374. 1827-1860 Merchants of Independence: International Trade on the Santa Fe Trail by William Patrick O’Brien (1)
  375. Microeconomics: a Very Short Introduction by Avinash Dixit (1)
  376. 1957-1963 Modernity Britain by David Kynaston (1)
  377. The Month that Changed the World: July 1914 by Gordon Martel (1)
  378. Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan by Shannon Galpin (1)
  379. The Muslims are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror by Arun Kundnani (1)
  380. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kirk Walker Graves (1)
  381. My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut by Hannah Hart (1)
  382. The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age by Archie Brown (1)
  383. National Security and Double Government by Michael Glennon (1)
  384. The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men by Eric Lichtblau (1)
  385. Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes by Svante Pääbo (1)
  386. The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast by Bonnie Henderson (1)
  387. Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport by Anna Krien (1)
  388. The Nile: a Journey Downriver through Egypt’s Past and Present by Toby A. H. Wilkinson (1)
  389. Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War by Roham Alvandi (1)
  390. No Exit: Struggling to Survive a Modern Gold Rush by Gideon Lewis-Kraus (1)
  391. No Man’s Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America by Elizabeth D. Samet (1)
  392. Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: the Surreal Heart of the New Russia by Peter Pomerantsev (1)
  393. Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion by Jeremy Webb (1)
  394. The Novel: a Biography by Michael E. C. Schmidt (1)
  395. Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing Off Course: Inside the Mad by Erin Beresini (1)
  396. One Million Steps: a Marine Platoon at War by Bing West (1)
  397. One Way Out: the Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band by Alan Paul (1)
  398. Other People’s Countries: a Journey into Memory by Patrick McGuinness (1)
  399. Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle S. Allen (1)
  400. Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality by Max Tegmark (1)
  401. Oxygen: a Four Billion Year History by Donald E. Canfield (1)
  402. Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton (1)
  403. 1914-1918 Paris at the End of the World: the City of Light during the Great War by John Baxter (1)
  404. People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges by Jen Mann (1)
  405. A People’s History of the French Revolution by Eric Hazan (1)
  406. The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tienanmen Revisited by Louisa Lim (1)
  407. The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT by Debby Stier (1)
  408. Ping-Pong Diplomacy: the Secret History behind the Game that Changed the World by Nicholas Griffin (1)
  409. Planning Armageddon: British Economic Warfare and the First World War by Nicholas A. Lambert (1)
  410. Playing the Whore: the Work of Sex Work by Melissa Gira Grant (1)
  411. Poe-Land: the Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allen Poe by J. W. Ocker (1)
  412. Poetry Notebook: Reflections on the Intensity of Language by Clive James (1)
  413. Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World by Kembrew McLeod (1)
  414. Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer by Matthew Gavin Frank (1)
  415. The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos by Karen Piper (1)
  416. Property and Political Order in Africa: Land Rights and the Structure of Politics by Catherine Boone (1)
  417. The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty by Robert P. Crease and Alfred Scharff Goldhaber (1)
  418. Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture by Justin McGuirk (1)
  419. Radio Benjamin by Walter Benjamin (1)
  420. Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians by Justin Martin (1)
  421. The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land by Patrick Bishop (1)
  422. The Reef: a Passionate History: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change by Iain McCalman (1)
  423. Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy by Michael J. Tougias (1)
  424. Revolutionary Ideas: an Intellectual History of the French Revolution from the Rights of Man to Robespierre by Jonathan Israel (1)
  425. Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I by Alexander Watson (1)
  426. The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery by Sarah Lewis (1)
  427. A Rough Ride to the Future by James Lovelock (1)
  428. Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema by Anne Helen Peterson (1)
  429. Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession by Ian Bostridge (1)
  430. The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne (1)
  431. The Science of Shakespeare: a New Look at the Playwright’s Universe by Dan Falk (1)
  432. Season of Saturdays: a History of College Football in 14 Games by Michael Weinreb (1)
  433. The Seasons of Trouble: Life amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War by Rohini Mohan (1)
  434. The Second Amendment: a Biography by Michael Waldman (1)
  435. Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found by Frances Larson (1)
  436. Shadows in the Vineyard: the True Story of a Plot to Poison the World’s Greatest Wine by Maximillian Potter (1)
  437. Shakespeare and the Countess: the Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe by Chris Laoutaris (1)
  438. The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading by Phyllis Rose (1)
  439. Sibilant Fricative: Essays and Reviews by Adam Roberts (1)
  440. Sitcom: a History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community by Saul Austerlitz (1)
  441. Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success by Shane Snow (1)
  442. the Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War The Smell of Battle by Mark M. Smith (1)
  443. Smith: A Reader’s Guide to the Poetry of Michael Donaghy by Don Paterson (1)
  444. The Snowden Files: the Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding (1)
  445. The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet by Kristin Ohlson (1)
  446. Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis (1)
  447. Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe by Alan Hirshfeld (1)
  448. Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76 by Dan Epstein (1)
  449. State-Building and Multilingual Education in Africa by Ericka A. Albaugh (1)
  450. Stay by John Clute (1)
  451. The Storm and the Tide: Tragedy, Hope and Triumph in Tuscaloosa by Lars Anderson (1)
  452. The Story of Pain: from Prayer to Painkillers by Joanna Bourke (1)
  453. A Strange Business: Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain by James Hamilton (1)
  454. Stress Test: Reflections on Political Crises by Timothy Geithner (1)
  455. Study in Perfect by Sarah Gorham (1)
  456. Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America by Donald L. Miller (1)
  457. Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness by Ian Gold and Joel Gold (1)
  458. The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s by Werner Sollors (1)
  459. Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East by Shadi Hamid (1)
  460. Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind by Robin et al. Dunbar (1)
  461. Top Dog: the Story of Marine Hero Lucca by Mario Goodavage (1)
  462. The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival by George Soros (1)
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  469. The Tupac Amaru Rebellion by Charles F. Walker (1)
  470. Twenty Poems that Could Save America and Other Essays by Tony Hoagland (1)
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  472. Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation by Bill Nye (1)
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A​
Amazon, a1
ALA/RUSA Notable Books, a2
The Atlantic, a3
Alex Awards, a4
About.Com, a5
Agatha Awards, a6
A.V. Club, a7
All About Romance, a8
Association for Library Service to Children, a9
AARP, a10
AbeBooks, a11
America’s Test Kitchen, a12
Andrew Zimmern, a13
Austin Chronicle, a14
Andrew Carnegie Medals, a15
B
Boston Globe, b2
BookPage, b3
Booklist, b4
BookPeople, b5
Buzzfeed, b6
Brain Pickings, b7
Barnes and Noble, b8
Barry Award, b9
Boing Boing, b10
Book Riot, b11
Backchannel,b12
BBC,b13
BestFantasyBooks.com, b14
Biographile, b15
The Book Smugglers, b16
The BookBitch, b17
Bustle, b18
Bookreporter, b19
C
Christian Science Monitor, c1
Crimespree Magazine, c2
Chatelaine, c3
Cleveland Plain-Dealer, c4
Comics Alliance, c5
Commonweal, c6
Complex, c7
Costa Book Awards, c8
Crime Always Pays, c9
Cybil Awards, c10
D
Do Some Damage Crime Fiction, d1
The Daily Beast, d2
The Daily Meal, d3
Denver Post, d4
E
Esquire, e1
The Economist, e2
Edgar Awards,e3
Entertainment Weekly, e4
Entrepreneur, e5
Eater, e6
Elle, e7
F
Fiction_L (online discussion group–one vote for each title receiving multiple votes on list), f1
Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, f2
Flavorwire, f3
Fantasy Book Critic,f4
Fantasy Café, f5
Fantasy Faction, f6
Fantasy Literature.com, f7
Foreign Affairs, f8
Fortune, f9
Financial Times, f10
G
Goodreads Choice Awards, g1
Gear Patrol, g2
Great New Books, g3
Greatist,g4
Globe and Mail, g5
Guardian, g6
H
Hudson Booksellers, h1
The Huffington Post, h2
The House of Crime and Mystery, h3
Hammett Prize, h4
Horn Book, h5
Hugo Awards, h6
Hypable, h7
I
io9, i1
Inc., i2
Indigo, i3
Indies Choices Awards, i4
The Independent, i5
K
Kirkus Reviews, k1
Kansas City Star, k2

L
Library Journal, l1
Library Reads, l2
Locus Magazine, l3
Largehearted Boy, l4
Left Coast Crime Awards, l5
Library Thing, l6
LitReactor, l7
Los Angeles Times, l8
Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, l9
M
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, m1
Man Booker Prize, m2
Mother Jones, m3
Maclean’s,m4
Murder by the Book, m5
Morning News-Tournament of Books, m6
Mad Hatter’s Bookshelf, m7
McNally Jackson, m8
Miami Herald, m9
The Millions, m10
Mashable, m11
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, m12
The Millions, m10
Mashable, m11
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, m12
N
New York Times, n1
Newsweek, n2
National Book Awards, n3
Nebula and Andre Norton Awards, n4
NPR, n5
The New Yorker, n6
The New Republic, n7
New York Public Library, n8
National Book Critics Circle Awards, n9
National Journal, n10
National Outdoor Book Awards, n11
National Reading Group Month: Great Group Reads, n12
New York Post, n13
Newsday, n14
New Statesman, n15
O
O Magazine, o1
Only the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, o2
P
Publisher’s Weekly, p1
People Magazine, p2
PEN/Faulkner Awards, p3
Printz Awards, p4
Pop Matters, p5
Powell’s Books, p6
Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist, p7
PaperMag, p8
Paste Magazine, p9
PBS Food, p10
Providence Journal, p11
Pulitzer Prizes, p12
R
RUSA Reading List, r1
The Rap Sheet, r2
Read Me Deadly, r3
Riffle, r4
Richmond Times-Dispatch, r5
Rolling Stone, r6
RT Book Reviewer’s Awards, r7
RITA Awards, r8
S
School Library Journal, s1
Salon, s2
Seattle Times, s3
Slate, s4
Strand Critics Award, s5
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, s6
San Francisco Chronicle, s7
SFF World, s8
Story Prize, s9
Strange Horizons, s10
The Savvy Reader, s11
Science Friday, s12
Splitsider, s13
T
Time,t1
Tor.com,t2
Telegraph,t3
U
USA Today, u1
Vogue, v1
Vanity Fair, v2
The Village Voice, v3
Vox, v4
Vulture, v5
W
Waterstone’s Book of the Year, w1
Washington Post, w2
Wall Street Journal, w3
Wired, w4
The Week, w5
Woman’s Day, w6
Women’s Prize for Fiction, w7
Y
YALSA Awards, y1