Non-Fiction

We work in every category of nonfiction -- from award-winning narrative stories, to cutting-edge science from the world's leading academics; or humor and the hottest pop culture writers and critics, to prescriptive titles that show you how to lead a better life from some of today's greatest thinkers.

To learn more, click on the categories to your left.

Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

Notorious RBG

Dey Street/HarperCollins

 Notorious RBG offers a visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world.  Based on Shana Knizhnik's Tumblr of the same name, created when she was a law student at NYU, and written by MSNBC reporter Irin Carmon, the book is what Jennifer Senior called "a cheery curio, as if a scrapbook and the Talmud decided to have a baby" in the New York Times Book Review. The book is a New York Times and Washington Post bestseller.

Russell Moore and Allison Hopelain

This Is Camino

Ten Speed Press

Locally beloved, nationally acclaimed Camino restaurant in Oakland, California, counts Mark Bittman, Yotam Ottolenghi, Sean Brock, Francis Malman, David Lebovitz, and Deborah Madison among its fans.  Now 100 of Chef Russell Moore’s fire-based recipes, as well as his ingredient-focused philosophy, are captured in a unique narrative cookbook co-written with Moore’s wife and Camino co-owner Allison Hopelain, and New York Times writer Chris Colin. 

Alvin E. Roth

Who Gets What -- And Why

Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A Nobel laureate reveals the often surprising rules that govern a vast array of activities — both mundane and life-changing — in which money may play little or no role. Alvin E. Roth is one of the world’s leading experts on matching markets. He has even designed several of them, including the exchange that places medical students in residencies and the system that increases the number of kidney transplants by better matching donors to patients. In Who Gets What — And Why, Roth reveals the matching markets hidden around us and shows how to recognize a good match.

Allie Brosh

Hyperbole and a Half

Touchstone/Simon & Schuster


Allie Brosh is the mind behind the enormously popular blog Hyperbole and a Half, which receives millions of unique visitors a month. This amalgamation of new material and reader favorites from Brosh's blog includes stories about her rambunctious childhood; the highs and mostly lows of owning a smart, neurotic dog and a mentally challenged one; and moving, honest, and darkly comic essays tackling her struggles with depression and anxiety, among other anecdotes from Brosh's life.

Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

How Google Works

Grand Central/Hachette

Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google over a decade ago as proven technology executives. The company was already well-known for doing things differently, reflecting the visionary—and frequently contrarian—principles of founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. If Eric and Jonathan were going to succeed, they would have to relearn everything they thought they knew about management and business. Here is a page-turning primer containing the lessons they learned as they helped build the company.

Therese Huston

How Women Decide

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

From cognitive psychologist Therese Huston, How Women Decide delivers lively, engaging stories of real women and their experiences, as well as expert, accessible analysis of what the science has to say. With insightful advice and practical strategies, this breaks open the myths and opens up the conversation about how we can best shape our habits, perceptions, and strategies in order to make the most of our own opportunities and reshape the culture.