Knox McCoy podcasts and writes about pop culture for a living. That’s right—he yaps about TV, movies, and books. His memoir, The Wondering Years: How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life’s Biggest Questions, takes a look at his formative years and how pop culture shaped him and his faith. Like that time he tried to save his dog, Elway, from total damnation by covering her face with his palm and reading Bible passages to her after being traumatized by a viewing of “All Dogs Go to Heaven.”
Here we’ve compiled just a few books about American history that you’ve maybe never heard discussed in your grade-school classroom.
New York City is one of the world’s most beloved cities for good reason. Its history is rich. Its glamour is lavish. Its people are real. If you’ve ever wanted to dig into some New York City history, from its origins and crimes to its grid and famous hotels, this list will help guide you. But it will likely only be a starting point—they’re all just too good to stop at one.
It’s always a good time of year to start working on health and fitness, and we’re here to help. From books about nutrition and exercise guides to books that touch on the science and philosophy of these fields, we’ve got you covered. So go forth, read a good health book, and get fit!
Right now, we all need a little adventure. Feast your eyes on these escapist reads to bring you to a new, magical place. We have books about the literary worlds we escape to—the real and the imagined—along with guides to the hidden treasures of the world. And a bonus? You can view the magnificence of the world’s best art museums with books that collect the entire selection of art. Get ready for some fabulous escapist reads.
Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.
In the year 2020, we celebrate a century of women’s right to vote with a 100th-anniversary edition of Jailed for Freedom, Doris Steven’s first-hand account of the action of the suffragette movement.
It can be oh, so easy to fall into the darkness during these uncertain times. When the news gets worse every day. When the questions lead to more questions, rather than answers. When the realization hits that there’s no going back to normal after this—it’ll be a new normal.
Learning about World War II can be heavy, but with these books for young readers—some adapted from the adult originals and others novels—the history becomes more digestible.
Audiobooks have been on the upswing for years, and you may be wondering: What are the bestselling audiobooks of all time? The answer is a bit tricky to pin down. There aren’t official lists with all-time data, like we have for the usual weekly print lists. For audiobooks, our sources are limited: we have retailer lists that can be controlled by advertising, we have the monthly New York Times lists, and we have user-generated lists.
The interesting thing about bestseller lists is that it depen...