#Mary Roach

5 Fun Facts About the Making of Mary Roach’s GRUNT

Mary Roach gives us fun facts about the making of GRUNT, a book about the science of humans at war.

5 Books to Watch for in June

New releases coming this month you're going to want to add to your TBR.

5 Works of Nonfiction for Horror Fans

I used to spend a lot of time imagining the kind of research that writers had to in order to ...

IRL: Nonfiction to Read if You Loved THE MARTIAN

Last Friday, astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko blasted off from Kazakhstan in Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft to spend one ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in August

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

Microhistories of the Mundane: 10 Books About Everyday Stuff

This October, author Nicholas A. Basbanes’ book, On Paper, examines the biography of arguably one of the most significant and ...

Literary TED Talks Are the Best TED Talks

Way back in September, my fellow Rioter Kit posted about the 5 best literary TED Talks and recently I’ve been ...

Fresh Ink: New Books Out Today: April 2, 2013

That sound you hear? It’s the whooshing of cash flying out of your hands. This is a huge week for ...

5 Books to Watch for in April

April is one of the kindest months for your soul. The weather starts to perk up, you get a little ...

The Well-Readheads’ 2013 Forecast

LH: It’s 2013! A fresh start to another year of reading books. And this is really-really the year I read ...

Reading About the Dead

One of the most common resolutions made by readers in the new year is to make more time for non-fiction. ...

The Best Book I’ve Never Read

In the week between Christmas and New Year’s I packed up all my books and moved. Granted I only moved ...

Five True Stories to Scare You Silly

I’m not sure if Halloween ranks as my favorite holiday, but it’s definitely up in the top few. And the ...