Alphabetical Diaries

By Sheila Heti

Alphabetical Diaries

These inwardly focused ruminations are alternately solipsistic and sublime.

The Washington Book: How to Read Politics and Politicians

A witty, mostly winning compilation of the columnist’s previous work.

Zero at the Bone: Fifty Entries Against Despair

Meditations on faith, family, and life offer more hits than misses.

My Life of Crime

By Tyler C. Gore

My Life of Crime

This wry collection is by turns witty and poignant.

The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year

How can we keep loving the world as it breaks our hearts?

Final Resting Places: Reflections on the Meaning of Civil War Graves

Edited by Brian Matthew Jordan and Jonathan W. White

Final Resting Places: Reflections on the Meaning of Civil War Graves

A stirring compendium on why we honor our fallen.

Junk Shop Window: Essays on Myth, Life, and Literature

A personable narrator guides this winning collection.