Martha Alexander. Three Women by Lisa Taddeo is out on 9 July (Bloomsbury, £16.99). Be the Change is a comprehensive toolkit for the modern activist to equip us to fight for change - big or small, local or global. This timely book attempts to piece together her life journey from the small village in Punjab to her stint in a woman’s shelter after her troubled marriage and finally to her rise to fame. His This Is Going to Hurt was a phenomenal, record-breaking bestseller with its impeccable blend of humor and poignancy. A path-breaking peek into the privates lives of three ordinary women. To find out if life’s better for introverts of extroverts, you’ll have to read the book. Any self-respecting fan of romantic films will immediately guess that comedian and writer Katy Brand’s book might have a little something to Dirty Dancing. More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters is out on 4 July (Square Peg, £12.99). They went to extraordinary lengths to get their husbands’ freedom, including lobbying government leaders, having covert meetings with antiwar activists and helping code secret letters to their imprisoned husbands. The best nonfiction books of 2019 represent the genre in all of its eclectic glory. Pan is a shy introvert who found herself jobless and friendless, sitting in a familiar sofa crease shaped to her body. An eye-opening, disturbing read that is much-needed. Her film and TV appearances include Fresh Meat, Guerilla and Nocturnal Animals. written by Jazmin Kopotsha. Months later, they would begin to learn that those responsible for getting them to safety were their wives. See for yourself from books about math and animals to biographies and memoirs. 10 best books to read in 2019… Formerly called Rude: There is No Such Thing As Oversharing, Ali covers everything from first periods to pregnancies, orgasms to the menopause, looking at the experiences of women from all walks of life and addresses questions including what you do if you’re living on the street and having your period, how your vagina repairs after a fourth-degree tear and how you know if you’ve ever really orgasmed. Author Rachel Hollis wins her first Goodreads Choice Award with this powerful collection of writings for women navigating the complexities of the 21st century. Including fiction, non-fiction and cookbooks, we've found something to suit everyone. A vital and urgent addition to political science. Information on endometriosis on the internet can be unreliable and scary, which is why Eleanor Thom’s Private Parts is so needed. It is the culmination of thousands of hours of research over eight years, telling the stories of Lina, in a marriage with two children and a husband who won’t touch her; Maggie, in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town; and Sloane, a sexual object of men, including her husband, who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women. Babita Sharma was raised in a corner shop in Reading, getting a view of a changing world from behind the counter. From a book about Dirty Dancing to memoirs about life as queer Muslims and a look at the life of a documentary maker, 2019’s non-fiction releases will provide you … Books & Art • Entertainment. Imagine Rebecca Solnit for the millennial. Rejecting the traditional path her culture had chosen for her, Talkhani became financially independent and married on her own terms. From explaining sex to a classroom of 13-year-olds to nurturing a poetry group filled with migrants and refugees, Clanchy is honest about the lows and highs of teaching. Here, the chair of this year's judging panel Stig Abell talks us through the 2019 shortlist: a thrilling line-up of books that are as notable for their literary prowess as for their weight and significance.. Interview by Cal Flyn Must-reads of 2019: the best new books of the year Voyage into the planet's past and future with Robert Macfarlane, return to Gilead in Margaret Atwood's explosive follow-up to The Handmaid's Tale and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the dystopian classic Nineteen Eighty-Four. by Kristin Iversen. She Speaks: The Power of Women’s Voices is out on 14 November (Atlantic Books, £10). We first encountered the piercing words of Chanel Miller … You’ve heard of the pay gap and the gender data gap, but how much do you know about the orgasm gap? The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013). Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come is a chronicle of Pan’s hilarious and painful year of being an extrovert. In I Carried a Watermelon, Brand explores the legacy of the film, from how it pushed women’s stories to the forefront of commercial cinema to its depiction of abortion, which has been described as ‘Gold Standard’ by pro-choice campaigners. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is out on 9 May (Scribe UK, £14.99). The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. If you are a fan of Fleabag, you will love this collection of self deprecating, outrageous and painfully awkward encounters. In their raw, emotional and compelling memoir, Amrou Al-Kadhi tells the story of growing up in a strict Iraqi Muslim household, and eventually becoming a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family. The Sisterhood is out now (Headline, £14.99). Along with her husband, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda Gates has been on a mission for the last 20 years to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs. Funk, who is now approaching 80, became America’s first female aviation safety inspector and taught 3,000 pilots to fly. The American Michael Lind is another hard-to-place maverick, whose forthcoming book, The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite (Atlantic, £14.99) is the best … In this powerful book, Evans tears down racial myths which has been fortified by some of our most prolific scholars. Is There Still Sex in the City? Pushing the boundaries of non-fiction, Lisa Taddeo’s book is the story of three women’s unmet needs, unspoken thoughts, disappointments, hopes and unrelenting obsessions. Susannah Stapleton tells the story of West, who opened her London detective agency in 1905 and spent 30 years sleuthing on behalf society’s finest. Journalist Daisy Buchanan takes us inside her upbringing in The Sisterhood, an upbringing that can be best described as the Bennet sisters in a 21st century, Kardashian-influenced world. Before Carrie Bradshaw, there was her real-life inspiration Candace Bushnell. A brazen and audacious collection of personal and social essays from a queer icon. But, just one week before the final phase of training, the programme was cancelled, with sexism winning out. You may have heard of the church Megan Phelps-Roper was raised in – Westboro Baptist Church is a religious sect that is aggressively homophobic and anti-Semitic, and jubilant about AIDS and natural disasters. These are books your commute is crying out for. Featuring Black, Latinx, Asian, and queer voices, this book is a galvanizing effort to propagate this much needed movement. At the age of 26, she left Westboro, her family and her life behind, and now advocates for the people and ideas she was brought up to despise. Photographed by Poppy Thorpe. The US edition is no different. From the advantages – being able to speak candidly with other women at a Syrian medical clinic or being allowed to attend an exclusive beauty contest for sheep in Saudi Arabia – to the disadvantages – the difficulty of travelling without a male relative in Yemen, for example – the stories these women have to tell are unique, and deeply needed at a time when our gaze so often turns to what’s happening in the Arab world. Bringing together case studies, stories and new research this book, which was being talked about ahead of its release, makes a strong case for change. Funk’s story was partially told in the Netflix documentary Mercury 13, but Sue Nelson’s book about her is a fascinating read, telling us plenty we don’t know. Nonfiction provides us a clear-cut, unreserved portrait of our present and where it might lead us to. Sabrina Cohen-Hatton has been a firefighter for 18 years, and is responsible for making life-changing decisions, from which of her colleagues will run into a burning building to whether or not an evacuation is needed because a situation is beyond hope. The Kenwood Ladies’ Bathing Pond is tucked away along a shady path towards the north-east edge of Hampstead Heath. In the Dream House is Machado’s engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad. I Carried a Watermelon is out on 24 October (HQ, £12.99). They inform, entertain, surprise, deepen curiosity, and inspire. Bill Bryson, one of our great humorists and nonfiction writers, is the author of other funny books (A Walk in The Woods, for example) and funny-but … We Need New Stories is out on 5 September (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £16.99). In Partition Voices, Puri records first-hand testimonies of those who experienced Partition, as well as the stories of their children and grandchildren, who have been shaped by the legacy of the split. The best non-fiction books can educate readers on vital subjects, offer fresh new perspectives, or simply give us a valuable, and often entertaining, insight into the lives of others. Covering religion, culture, sexual politics and more, this is moving exploration of the relationship between a mother and her child, and the life-long search for belonging. Caroline Criado Perez is an activist and writer who campaigned for a woman to be on a Bank of England note. Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope is out on 3 October (Quercus, £14.99). Yes, this book will scare you, but it will also prompt you to take action to ensure the damage we as humans have done to the planet is stopped. Here is my selection of the top nonfiction books of 2019 that will not only expand your horizons but are also compulsively readable. Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me is out on 4 April (Picador, £16.99). Through asking questions including whether women have mistaken access for arrival, and if the concept of political correctness has bee weaponised to avoid giving space to those traditionally excluded, Malik argues that we need to find new narrators to challenge the status quo and create new frames of reference in our pursuit of a progressive vision. By The New ... and one of the books that has best helped me understand my new home is “Municipal Dreams,” a … We all get dressed, and often we’re portraying a certain view to the world with our clothes. Escaping her relationship and discovering who she wanted to be, Habib went on to find comfort in a mosque that was welcoming to LGBTQ Muslims. Character Breakdown is out on 4 April (Chatto & Windus, £16.99). If learning about the … Therapy used to be a taboo subject, but thankfully seeing a professional to help us is no longer looked down on. Like the best rockumentaries, this history of a fictitious '70s rock band in their own… Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen is out on 3 October (Fourth Estate, £16.99). The Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 Span Everything From True Crime to Scammer Culture These are our favorite reads of the year to help you expand your mind. is out on 8 August (Little, Brown, £16.99). The book contains essays by 19 Arab women journalists, examining what it’s like to report on their changing homelands. What We’re Told Not To Talk About (But We’re Going To Anyway) by Nimko Ali is out on 27 June (Viking, £14.99). We live in a time when we’re more self-aware than ever, but also more self-involved. How to Fail is out on 4 April (4th Estate, £12.99). Part memoir, part guide book and part survival guide, Thom’s book details what it’s really like to have endometriosis, and offers advice on everything from finding the right specialist for you to what actually happens in an internal exam. Enter Wendall, a quirky but seasoned practitioner who helps Gottlieb with the questions she’s been struggling with. From memoirs to cookbooks, there's a tome here for everyone Taking the reader through his life, we learn about how Theroux created his award-winning documentary style, and learn about his biggest challenges, including the programme he made about Jimmy Savile before all the abuse revelations about the now-deceased TV presenter came to light. The title of Jessica Pan’s book is something that many an introvert might find themselves living by. The Best Books of 2019: Non-Fiction PopMatters Staff. The Heat of the Moment is both a look at the work of firefighters and the story of a woman in a traditionally male-dominated career. In Character Breakdown Ashton explores a version of her life, or perhaps it’s a version of her art, and asks questions including: is a life spent more on performance than reality any life at all? Elizabeth Day is the host of How to Fail, a podcast in which well-known people talk about their biggest failures. Similiar to our list of 100 (Fiction) Books to Read in a Lifetime, this list of 50 non-fiction books contains recommendations you might actually read (if you haven't already).This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade. The Heat of the Moment is out on 11 April (Doubleday, £16.99). Here he continues to simultaneously crack us up and make us feel sympathy for the hectic life of hospital staff during Christmas time. Now, she’s a prizewinning novelist who’s travelled the world. Guardian fiction editor Justine Jordan on the celebrated and overlooked books of the year. Award-winning writer Saini explores the bases of race in science throughout history. In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado is out on 1 October (Serpent’s Tail). From the NBA-winning author and cultural icon, this is a sharply realized, poetic, and sophisticated memoir of a transformative year in Smith’s life. In The Moment of Lift she shares the lessons she’s learnt from the inspiring people she’s met during her work and travels and talks about the issues that most need our attention, from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives and gender inequality in the workplace, all backed up with data. Sarah Shaffi is a freelance journalist and editor. In Dressed, Shahidha Bari explores the secret language of our clothes, and looks at clothing in literature, art, film and philosophy. Kavita Puri’s father was 12 when he and millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were caught up in the devastating aftermath of a hastily drawn border. Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World is out on 8 August (Harvill Secker, £14.99). Take a quick look back at five centuries of great writing For his second book, he turns his attention to the NHS at Christmas, giving us a peek at the hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking life of hospital staff during the festive period. Among the speeches included are Sojournor Truth’s ‘I am a Woman’s Rights’, given in Akron, Ohio in May 1851, Maya Angelou’s ‘On the Pulse of Morning’ given at the inauguration of president Bill Clinton in January 1993, and Michelle Obama’s ‘When They Go Low, We Go High’ from the Democratic National Convention in July 2016. Cooper gives an introduction to each speech, which is then reproduced in full. Dressed is out on 13 June (Jonathan Cape, £25). Add these brilliant books to your reading list, pronto. Our critics pick the best novels, poetry, sports, memoirs and children’s books of the year Bernardine Evaristo, Lee Child and more pick the best books of 2019 Save up to 30% on the books … Dressed is about clothes as objects and as a means of self-expression, and a look at who we are and how we see ourselves. One of the most hysterically comical books you will read this year, Irby is at her smartest, candid best here. Superior is out on 30 May (4th Estate, £14.99). The Corner Shop is a very human look at how small these small and rather unassuming shops have shaped the way we live over the years. Gotta Get Theroux This: My Life and Strange Times on Television is out on 19 September (Pan Macmillan, £20). The Good Immigrant USA is out now (Dialogue Books, £16.99). Entertaining and incisive. Private Parts: How to Really Live with Endometriosis is out on 25 July (Coronet, £18.99). Black hair can often be seen as political and subject to societal pressures. The book has generated its own momentum, and readers continue to praise its clear-eyed approach to improvement and empowerment. My Past is a Foreign Country by Zeba Talkhani is out on 26 June (Sceptre, £14.99). Endometriosis affects one in 10 women. Be inspired by Martin’s achievements, and be the change. 22/10/2019 N/A. In Maybe You Should to Talk to Someone, therapist Lori Gottlieb helps patients in her Los Angeles practice, including a self-absorbed Hollywood producer, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness and a 20-something who can’t stop getting together with the wrong men. Contributors include Jean Hannah Edelstein, Jenny Zhang and Chigozie Obioma. Activist Gina Martin, who was named our Equality Champion of the Year at the Remarkable Women Awards, fought and won the battle to make upskirting a criminal offence in England and Wales. This look at class and wealth (or the lack of it) is among this year’s most essential reading. Invisible Women is out now (Chatto & Windus, £16.99). The corner shop is an institution, and even in these days of massive retail centres and online shopping, the corner shop still holds a position in our hearts. The Best Books to Look Out For in November 2018. From an essential look at the devastating effects of climate change to the politics around black hair, we’ve selected 41 of this year’s new books for your reading pleasure. The Moment of Lift is out on 23 April (Bluebird, £16.99). Here is my selection of the top nonfiction books of 2019 that will not only expand your horizons but are also compulsively readable. It was the subject of a Louis Theroux documentary, and now it’s the subject of this fascinating memoir. 16 January 2019. Adam Kay made us cry with laughter, and then cry in sorrow, with his tales of life as a junior doctor in This Is Going to Hurt. 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