Getting to Know Death: A Meditation

A wise, wandering contemplation of what comes next.

American Breakdown

By Jennifer Lunden

American Breakdown

Seeking (but seldom finding) succor in U.S. healthcare.

Belly Woman: Birth, Blood & Ebola: The Untold Story

An unflinching look at a harrowing epidemic in Africa.

Splice of Life: A Memoir in 13 Film Genres

A queer writer chronicles his life via movies, to brilliant effect.

Mean Boys: A Personal History

A queer Chinese American man wrestles with the disparate parts of himself.

The Loves of Theodore Roosevelt: The Women Who Created a President

The swaggering leader owed much to the ladies in his life.

Bruno Schulz

By Benjamin Balint

Bruno Schulz

A gut-churning account of a visionary lost to the Holocaust.

Never Say You’ve Had a Lucky Life: Especially If You’ve Had a Lucky Life

A noted scribe recalls his charmed existence with candor and gratitude.