Books on a library shelf

Nonfiction


Latest News

Book

The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff

Book · 10/25/19

Host Rich Fahle talks with Stacy Schiff about her book, “The Witches: Salem, 1692” at the 2015 Miami Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister’s daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and Read more…

Book

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Book · 10/25/19

DAVID GRANN is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker magazine. His latest book, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, will be released in April. Based on years of research, it explores one of the most sinister crimes Read more…

Book

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer

Book · 10/11/19

PBS Books welcomes author David Treuer, talking about his latest work, ‘The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee,’ an illuminating look at the 130 years of overlooked history of Native American Civilization after the infamous 1890 massacre. Treuer grew up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota, and with ‘Heartbeat’ he combines journalistic reporting with personal memoir.


Nonfiction Videos

Tracy K. Smith on "Wade in the Water: Poems" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Heather Havrilesky on "What if this Were Enough?: Essays" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
David Grann on "White Darkness" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Peter Sagal on "The Incomplete Book of Running" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Hampton Sides on "On Desperate Ground" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Private video
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Tommy Orange on "There, There" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Rebecca Traister on "Good and Mad" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Glory Edim on "Well-Read Black Girl" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Ibtihaj Muhammad on "Proud" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Steve Kornacki on "The Red and The Blue" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
John Kerry on "Every Day is Extra" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Elaine Pagels on "Why Religion?: A Personal Story" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair Clip
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair - Clip
Amber Tamblyn on "Era of Ignition" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Keith S. Wilson on Fieldnotes on "Ordinary Love" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Sue William Silverman on "Because I Remember Terror..." at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Rebecca and Floyd Skloot on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
José Andrés on "Vegetables Unleashed" and "We Fed an Island" | 2019 National Book Festival
Jarrett J. Krosoczka on "Hey, Kiddo" | 2019 National Book Festival
Beth Macy on "DopeSick" | 2019 National Book Festival
David Treuer on "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" | 2019 National Book Festival
Henry Louis Gates Jr. on "Stony the Road" and "Dark Sky" | 2019 National Book Festival
Marie Arana on "Silver, Sword, and Stone" | 2019 National Book Festival
David Rubenstein on "The American Story" | 2019 National Book Festival
Stacy Schiff on "The Witches: Salem, 1692" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Bryan Doerries on "The Theater of War..." at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Ted Koppel on "Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
John Lewis and Andrew Aydin on "March: Book One" and "March: Book Two" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Joby Warrick on "Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Martha Hodes on "Mourning Lincoln" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Will Haygood on "Showdown..." at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Eric Bogosian on "Operation Nemesis" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Steve Sheinkin on "Most Dangerous..." at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
A. Scott Berg on "Wilson" at the 2015 National Book Festival
David Maraniss on "Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Juan Felipe Herrera on "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Ishmael Reed on "The Complete Muhammad Ali" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Al Roker on "The Storm of the Century..." at the 2015 National Book Festival
Cokie Roberts on "Capital Dames..." at the 2015 National Book Festival
Robin Givhan on "The Battle of Versailles..." at the 2015 National Book Festival
Tom Brokaw on "The Greatest Generation" & "A Lucky Life Interrupted" at 2015 National Book Festival
David McCullough on "The Wright Brothers" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Al Roker on "The Storm of the Century..." at the 2015 National Book Festival
Cynthia Barnett on "Rain" and Sy Montgomery on "The Soul of An Octopus" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Juan Felipe Herrera on "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes" at the 2015 National Book Festival
Chip Kidd on "Only What’s Necessary..." at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
David Rubenstein on "The American Story" | 2019 National Book Festival
Marie Arana on "Silver, Sword, and Stone" | 2019 National Book Festival
Henry Louis Gates Jr. on "Stony the Road" and "Dark Sky" | 2019 National Book Festival
David Treuer on "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" | 2019 National Book Festival
Beth Macy on "DopeSick" | 2019 National Book Festival
Jarrett J. Krosoczka on "Hey, Kiddo" | 2019 National Book Festival
José Andrés on "Vegetables Unleashed" and "We Fed an Island" | 2019 National Book Festival
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
Rebecca and Floyd Skloot on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Sue William Silverman on "Because I Remember Terror..." at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Keith S. Wilson on Fieldnotes on "Ordinary Love" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Amber Tamblyn on "Era of Ignition" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair - Clip
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair Clip
Elaine Pagels on "Why Religion?: A Personal Story" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
John Kerry on "Every Day is Extra" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Steve Kornacki on "The Red and The Blue" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Ibtihaj Muhammad on "Proud" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Glory Edim on "Well-Read Black Girl" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Rebecca Traister on "Good and Mad" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Tommy Orange on "There, There" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Private video
Hampton Sides on "On Desperate Ground" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Peter Sagal on "The Incomplete Book of Running" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
David Grann on "White Darkness" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Heather Havrilesky on "What if this Were Enough?: Essays" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Tracy K. Smith on "Wade in the Water: Poems" at the 2018 National Book Festival
David Rubenstein on "The American Story" | 2019 National Book Festival
Marie Arana on "Silver, Sword, and Stone" | 2019 National Book Festival
Henry Louis Gates Jr. on "Stony the Road" and "Dark Sky" | 2019 National Book Festival
David Treuer on "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee" | 2019 National Book Festival
Beth Macy on "DopeSick" | 2019 National Book Festival
Jarrett J. Krosoczka on "Hey, Kiddo" | 2019 National Book Festival
José Andrés on "Vegetables Unleashed" and "We Fed an Island" | 2019 National Book Festival
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
Sarah Vowell | Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series | University of Michigan
Rebecca and Floyd Skloot on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Sue William Silverman on "Because I Remember Terror..." at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Keith S. Wilson on Fieldnotes on "Ordinary Love" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Amber Tamblyn on "Era of Ignition" at the 2019 AWP Book Fair
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair - Clip
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair Clip
Elaine Pagels on "Why Religion?: A Personal Story" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
John Kerry on "Every Day is Extra" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Michael Beschloss on "Presidents of War" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Steve Kornacki on "The Red and The Blue" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Ibtihaj Muhammad on "Proud" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Glory Edim on "Well-Read Black Girl" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Rebecca Traister on "Good and Mad" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Tommy Orange on "There, There" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Gregory Pardlo on "Air Traffic" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Private video
Hampton Sides on "On Desperate Ground" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Peter Sagal on "The Incomplete Book of Running" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
David Grann on "White Darkness" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Heather Havrilesky on "What if this Were Enough?: Essays" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair
Tracy K. Smith on "Wade in the Water: Poems" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Madeleine Albright on "Fascism: A Warning" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Doris Kearns Goodwin on "Leadership: In Turbulent Times" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Ron Chernow on "Grant" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Tara Westover on "Educated: A Memoir" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Sonia Sotomayor on "Turning Pages: My Life Story and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor"
James Fallows and Deborah Fallows on "Our Towns" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Amy Tan on "Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir" at the 2018 National Book Festival
Michelle Dean on "Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion"
Viet Thanh Nguyen on "The Displaced…" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Jenna Fischer on "The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Nell Scovell on "Just the Funny Parts" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Mark Bowden on "Hue 1968" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Ed Asner & Ed Weinberger on "The Grouchy Historian" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Dan Egan on "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes" at 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Lawrence Wright on "God Save Texas: A Journey into the..." at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Moby on "Porcelain: A Memoir" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Jorge Ramos on "Stranger" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Gabrielle Union on "We’re Going to Need More Wine" at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Caroline Fraser on "Prairie Fires.." at the 2018 L.A. Times Festival of Books
Tyehimba Jess reads "Fisk Jubilee Proclamation" at the 2018 AWP Book Fair