"Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear" by Margee Kerr

"Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear" by Margee Kerr

Review by Cina Pelayo
Sociologist Margee Kerr spent years coding responses to the question, What’s your biggest fear?

Want to Be Radical? Be Sincere

Column by Gint Aras
The author of "Relief By Execution", out today, talks journaling and writing fearlessly.

Reality in Fiction: The Invisible Signature of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Fred Venturini
The role of real events in fictional stories is an unavoidable aspect of an author's signature voice—and even the authors themselves don't know where the line between the two is drawn.

5 Horrifying Books Outside The Horror Genre

Column by Autumn Christian June 24, 2019
Horror is not just a genre, it is a feeling. And it is inescapable, no matter what kind of books you read.
Interview: Jared Yates Sexton on 'The Man They Wanted Me to Be'

Interview: Jared Yates Sexton on "The Man They Wanted Me to Be"

Interview by Steph Post
The author and political commentator discusses his new book and the crisis of toxic masculinity.

Ten Books to Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Celebrate with these titles, handpicked for you!

5 Books About Death and Renewal for the New Year

Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 25, 2019
New Year's Resolutions not your thing? Perhaps a meditation on death and renewal will get you focused for the year. My suggestions to get you started.

Feedback Loop: Revisiting Autobiographical Fiction

Column by Taylor Houston December 3, 2018
In which Taylor revisits her 2012 article about autobiographical fiction and nearly twists herself into a knot trying to explain what the hell she actually meant, if anything...
Interview with Author & YouTuber Justin Little Aka Vernaculis

Interview with Author & YouTuber Justin Little AKA Vernaculis

Interview by Christoph Paul
An interview with the popular YouTuber about his recently published book of essays.

My Failed Pokemon Go Book Proposal

Column by Christoph Paul
Learn how to write a non-fiction book proposal from my (failed) example.
Tiffany Scandal on 'Nasty!', A Collection Of Essays From Fierce Women

Tiffany Scandal on 'Nasty!', A Collection Of Essays From Fierce Women

Interview by Rob Hart January 19, 2018
'Nasty!', available now from King Shot Press, is a kick-ass collection of essays about body positivity, sexual empowerment, overcoming adversity, and more... and it's all for a good cause.
Bookshots: 'Bit Rot' by Douglas Coupland

Bookshots: 'Bit Rot: Stories + Essays' by Douglas Coupland

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Coupland returns with a tasty collection of bingeable treats for the Netflix generation.

8 Books for March 8th: International Women's Day

Column by Stephanie Bonjack March 8, 2017
Women around the world have been celebrating International Women's Day since 1909. It marks our struggle for rights and equality. Here are a few titles by women making a difference in the world.
Bookshots: 'The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles an

Bookshots: 'The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire' by Kimball Taylor

Review by Bart Bishop
A brief review of Kimball Taylor's book on the bikes that were used to smuggle 7,000 people from Mexico into the United States.

5 Spooky Non-Fiction Reads for Halloween

Column by George Cotronis
Truly spooky non-fiction books. Do they exist? Join me as I go through five terrifying offerings from the non-fiction shelf.

4 Ways To Develop Your Non-Fiction Voice

Column by Keith Rawson
Want to write essays and other such bric-a-brac? Maybe this column will gear you up for the task.

10 Non-Fiction Books That Changed My Life

Column by Michael David Wilson July 22, 2016
Michael David Wilson examines ten non-fiction books that have changed his life for the better.

Read the Instructions & Other Things You Don’t Know About Getting Published

Column by Joe Biel
Despite how things may seem, often times success in publishing is determined by how well we follow basic guidelines, schedules, and procedures.
Bookshots: 'Population Wars: A New Perspective on Competition and Coexistence' b

Bookshots: 'Population Wars: A New Perspective on Competition and Coexistence' by Greg Graffin

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Punk rock professor Greg Graffin, lead singer of Bad Religion, challenges the modern narrative of war with SCIENCE!

Bookshots: 'The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray' by Robert Schnakenberg

Column by Brandon Tietz September 17, 2015
A huge Bill Murray fan reads a book about Bill Murray...and the results are a teeny bit sad.
$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

Bookshots: '$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America' by Kathryn Edin & H. Luke Schaefer

Review by Christopher Shultz
Meticulous research and personal anecdotes reveal an often overlooked extreme poverty in America.
Bookshots: 'City by City' Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb

Bookshots: 'City by City' Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb

Review by Freddie Moore
A collection of essays that takes readers on a cross-country trip across America.
The Associated Press Releases Book Series

The Associated Press Releases Book Series

News by Raine Winters
The line is aptly titled AP Editions.
Bookshots: 'Whipping Boy' By Allen Kurzweil

Bookshots: 'Whipping Boy' By Allen Kurzweil

Review by Keith Rawson January 20, 2015
A brief review of Allen Kurzweil's memoir, 'Whipping Boy'.
Boy Who Came Back From Heaven Never Actually Went

Boy Who Came Back From Heaven Never Actually Went

News by Peter Derk January 19, 2015
Are these heavenly tourism books a bunch of Malarkey?