The best nonfiction books of 2015

by The Week Staff 1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau, $24) Ta-Nehisi Coates’ landmark book issued “an essential clarion call to our collective conscience,” said Pamela Newkirk at the San Francisco Chronicle. Presented as an open letter to Coates’ 15-year-old son, Between the World and Me is in part… Read More

Book Publishing printed books sales are on the rise

E-book sales were flat in 2015 and print book sales are up and at the same time, books are getting longer. The average number of pages of a book has increased by a quarter to 400 pages. Sales of print books boosted by the release of Harper Lee’s newest novel and a swell of printed… Read More