Sound & fishin': Music and memoir with Dean Kuipers

With a moving, wilderness-tinged autobiography and a stunning retrospective of an iconic music magazine, it's been a busy year for Dean Kuipers.

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Fall Reading

It's time to think about fall reading.

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The best nonfiction of September

Mike Isaac's Super Pumped — a riveting tale of ride-sharing pioneer Uber, packed with highs, lows, and bad behavior — leads our list of the best nonfiction of the month. But there's also something for everyone.

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Make it snappy: The street photography of Daido Moriyama

In How I Take Photographs, the influential shutterbug shares his approach to work, gear, and travels. And we share a few images from the book.

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The best biographies and memoirs of September

Clandestine experiments, high school hijinks, lessons in life and leadership, and more.

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Weekend reading

We hope you can get in a little reading yourself over this long weekend.

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Digs... in... space!

Adam Savage — the erstwhile Mythbuster and author of Every Tool's a Hammer — talks to Sarah Parcak about Archaeology from Space and the 3,000,000-foot view of human history.

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Books we are talking about

Summer is drawing to an end. Here are a few books to look forward to, as well as a few that are finding a wider audience.

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The best biographies and memoirs of August

From a life lived in the orbit of a loved (and loathed) burger joint to the submarine adventures of a preeminent cave diver, this month's collection has a little bit of everything. 

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The best history books of August

Histories come in all shapes and sizes, especially this month.

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The best nonfiction of August

Pirates, bootleggers, bloodsuckers and more in the best nonfiction of the month.

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The best business books of the year so far

The first half of the year featured some fine books on leadership. Here are a few examples.

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It's getting pretty Squatchy 'round these parts

John Zada adventured into British Columbia's remote Great Bear Rainforest in search of... Sasquatch. What did he find? We talk to him about the investigation, Bigfoot culture, and his account, In The Valleys of the Noble Beyond. 

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Ten years of #1s

A look back at ten years of the Amazon editors' #1 Books of the Year. 

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Subterranean homesick blues: into the "Underland" with Robert Macfarlane

"This is a very, very old impulse. To go into the dark, to seek meaning, to tell stories, to leave marks. To keep what's precious safe, and to dispose of what's dangerous."

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