The 1936 Olympic Games were legendary. Add to the history this true story of an American team that overcame incredible odds to compete in an epic race. Amy Mills has this month's book review of The Boys in the Boat.
In the coming years, the Latino population in the United States could determine who gets elected to national offices. Authors Matt Barreto and Gary Segura explain how in their book Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation. Sandra Svoboda has this month's KPCW book review.
Named Australia's Book of the Year, The Rosie Project is a fun read in which our rigid romantic hero finds his Wife Project derailed by an uninhibited, impulsive, unlikely candidate named Rosie. Barb Bretz has this month's review.
One of the more harrowing chapters of human history is the setting for the complex friendship between two women in this month's book review, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Bobbi Pyron has this month's review.
Over the past 500 million years, there have been five major life extinction events on planet Earth. We're now witnessing the sixth extinction, says author Elizabeth Kolbert in her new book of the same name. Amy Mills has this month's KPCW book review.
Kevin Fedarko's book The Emerald Mile is a rollicking white water rollercoaster tale of the epic Grand Canyon Flood of 1983 and the engineers and river runners who tried to tame it. Matt Lindon has this month's KPCW Book Review.