August 2014 The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World  by Michael Pollan.
July 2014 Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies  by Jared M. Diamond.
June 2014 The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America  by Erik Larson.
May 2014 Blue Highways: A Journey into America  by William Least Heat-Moon.
April 2014 The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo  by Tom Reiss.
March 2014 The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl  by Timothy Egan.
February 2014 Assassination Vacation  by Sarah Vowell.
January 2014 When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi  by David Maraniss.
October 2013 True Grit  by Charles Portis.
September 2013 About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory  by Barry Lopez.
August 2013 A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail  by Bill Bryson.
July 2013 Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West  by Stephen Ambrose.
June 2013 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption  by Laura Hillenbrand.
April 2013 Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam  by Pope Brock.
March 2013 Population: 485 – Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time  by Michael Perry.
February 2013 Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers  by Mary Roach.