Alice Burton

Chicagoan and aspiring cryptozoologist Alice Burton has a B.A. in Comparative Literature and is an Archives Assistant with the Frances Willard Historical Society. When not booking or historying, she is singing soprano wherever people will have her. She will watch any documentary on Neanderthals or giant extinct animals, and has a Stockholm Syndrome-like love for Chicago and its winters. Blog: Reading Rambo Twitter: @itsalicetime

4 Great LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Books for Pride

Learn about queer topics and history from a graphic history, a collection of letters, a memoir and more LGBTQ nonfiction books for Pride.

8 Anticipated 2021 Nonfiction Books

We've still got a whole half year of great new books! Grab your reading list and take note of these anticipated 2021 nonfiction books.

7 of the Best 2020 Nonfiction Books

Missed out on some reads due to :waves hands at everything: last year? Catch up on some of the best 2020 nonfiction books on the shelves.

4 Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction Winners Not By White Men

The list of Pulitzer Prize-winning books is dominated by white men, so we're highlighting winning nonfiction by women and people of color.

4 of the Best Books Behind Oscar Winning Films

That Academy Award-winning movie you loved might have been adapted from a book. Check out these books behind Oscar-winning films.

4 of the Best Microhistory Books

Fall down the rabbit holes of some quirky and informative microhistories, including Cubed: The Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval.

7 of the Best Nonfiction Books About Weird Jobs

We're looking at books about weird jobs or people breaking through and getting to do a job that hadn't been available to them.

4 of the Best Nonfiction Self Care Books

Looking for more ways to incorporate and practice self care? Find a selection of informative nonfiction self care books here.

4 of the Best Women’s History Books

From bad science around women to a women's history of Islam, get an education around women's issues through these women's history books.

5 Best-Selling Nonfiction Books of 2020

Catch up on some of the books readers were buying up in large numbers with this list of bestselling 2020 nonfiction books.

4 of the Best Deep Dive Nonfiction Books

These authors rolled up their sleeves and got to work to help guide you down the rabbit hole through deep dive nonfiction books, including A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington.

4 Books About Sleep Worth Staying Awake to Read

If you’re still trying to recover from Daylight Savings Time interrupting your rest, these books on sleep can help, including Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker.

8 Books About the History of Women’s Suffrage in America

Deepen your knowledge of the history of women's suffrage in America with these nonfiction books about women striving for equal rights.

12 Informative Queer Women’s History Reads

Here's a roundup of books focused on queer women's history, focusing on activism, identity, and intimate and diverse stories.

8 Great Medieval History Reads From East to West

Get your ancient history on with this starter list of excellent medieval history books encompassing the Middle Ages in the Eastern and Western world.