Feel Free: Essays

By Zadie Smith. A collection of both previously unpublished works and classic essays includes discussions of recent cultural and political events, social networking, libraries, and the failure to address global warming.

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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

By John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski. Two veteran sailors who co-own and operate a Montauk lobster boat recount the 2013 search-and-rescue mission for co-author John Aldridge, describing how his partner, their families, the local fishing community and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized an unprecedented and ultimately successful operation.

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

By Nathalia Holt. Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-twentieth century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creation of the first American satellites.

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