~posted by Frank
Think series are for fiction readers only? Think again. Check out the diverse offerings from these five nonfiction series.
Food52, founded by Amanda Hesser, former food editor for The New York Times Magazine, brings together the best recipes from amateur cooks and voted on by top chefs.
• The Food52 Cookbook (James Beard Publication of the Year in 2012)
• The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2
• Genius Recipes
Mindfulness Essentials, authored by Zen master Thich Nhất Hạnh, provides newbies and seasoned professionals with the tools to practice mindfulness in all aspects of life.
• How to Love
• How to Eat
• How to Relax
• How to Sit
• How to Walk
The School of Life, an ambitious series that explores the biggest questions life has to offer by drawing from a variety of disciplines, is most rewarding for the philosophically minded.
• How to Think More About Sex
• How to Stay Sane
• How to Find Fulfilling Work
• How to Change the World
• How to Be Alone
• How to Deal With Adversity
• How to Think About Exercise
• How to Connect with Nature
• How to Age
Color isn’t just for kids to enjoy. The Simply Color series is billed as the “crayon box for quilters,” and author Vanessa Christenson gives readers a set of small but inspiring books to for making a variety of projects using hues from the six primary and secondary colors.
TED Talks have been inspiring listeners for years with short but powerful talks. TED Books picks up on some of those talks to explore those ideas in more depth.
• Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes
• Follow Your Gut: The Enormous Impact of Tiny Microbes
• How We’ll Live on Mars
• Judge This
• The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere
• The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings
• The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes from an Uncertain Science
• The Mathematics of Love: Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation
• The Terrorist’s Son: A Story of Choice
• Why We Work