Aug 19, 2014 — In his new memoir, Doctored, Sandeep Jauhar describes a growing discontent among doctors and how it's affecting patients. He says rushed doctors are often practicing "defensive medicine."
Aug 17, 2014 — Forget what CSI told you about the job: It's less about solving crimes and more about accidents. Judy Melinek hopes to paint a more accurate picture of the profession in her new book, Working Stiff.
Aug 16, 2014 — Reviewer Richard Torres calls Yamma Brown's new memoir of her father a valuable, warts-and-all portrait of a troubled icon — and the way the cycle of abuse can turn through famous families.
Aug 14, 2014 — In Manson, Jeff Guinn explores Charles Manson's crimes in the context of the turbulent '60s. It appears at No. 12.
Aug 14, 2014 — A new movie turns the physicist into a romantic lead. But how will it handle the not-so-wonderful parts of his marriage? Truthaholics want to know.
Aug 12, 2014 — Eric Liu, a former presidential speech writer, addresses in his book how his American identity is "completely infused by [his] Chinese-ness."
Aug 10, 2014 — Lewis Buzbee's account of his idyllic youth in the California public school system is relentlessly positive, though bracketed with criticism of current school policy and a firm call for more funding.
Aug 8, 2014 — Appearing at No. 1, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand relates the story of a former Olympic track star who was the sole survivor when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II.
Aug 8, 2014 — The creator of Buffy and the Avengers movie is immensely talented, and critic Bob Mondello says Amy Pascale's belligerently upbeat biography might have benefited from his eye for detail and nuance.
Aug 3, 2014 — Born in a moment of despair, as its creator was staring down hearing loss, Beethoven's Third Symphony is as odd as it is transcendent.