In modern times, we refer to dictionaries and thesaruses when we need an exact definition or to find the perfect word for an intended purpose. These resources were not available until men of earlier centuries collected definitions and synonyms en masse for the public. Here you'll find a selection of titles about those books and the men who made them happen. Curated by Willie Nettles.
Biographies and memoirs give us insight into the lives and personal journeys of individual people. They can help us to see people who are different from us in a new light or help us find comfort in the experiences of people who are similar. In April, we challenge you to read a biography or a memoir. Find recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and children.
If you're looking for some levity, check out these biographies and memoirs by and about some of the biggest names in American comedy. Curated by Willie Nettles.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.
After exercising your right to vote for America's future, check out these books to learn about America's past.
Journalists and authors hunt down the truth in these true crime thrillers.
Check out these musical selections for artist biographies, memoirs, and novels.
Stories and profiles of women who’ve shaped our world, both in the spotlight and in the shadows.