Results for Non Fiction + History, Current Affairs & Science + Dealing with Loss

Select your view:
Order books by:
  • Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
  • A Free Man : A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
    Aman Sethi
    Paperback: 10/28/2013
     
    In a time of global economic strain, this is an unforgettable evocation of persistence in the face of poverty ...
  • Far From the Tree : Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
    Andrew Solomon
    Paperback: 10/01/2013
     
    Far from the Tree is a masterpiece that will rattle our prejudices, question our policies, and inspire our ...
  • Five Days at Memorial : Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
    Sheri Fink
    Hardcover: 09/10/2013
     
    Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...
  • The Best Care Possible : A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
    Ira Byock
    Paperback: 03/05/2013
     
    A palliative care doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and ...
  • Across Many Mountains : A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
    Yangzom Brauen
    Paperback: 10/30/2012
     
    An extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman ...
  • Lost in Shangri-La : A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    Mitchell Zuckoff
    Paperback: 04/24/2012
     
    Lost in Shangri-La recounts the incredible true-life adventure of twenty-four officers and enlisted men and ...

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 12

Page 1 of 2
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Time Period
Filter by Setting

Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.

Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.