7 Nonfiction Books to Read by the Pool

When I think about nonfiction reads for the summer, I always return to books that are both a lot of fun to read and that don’t take a lot of brainpower to parse through. The authors with books on this list are definitely smart, but they've also found a way to make their topics -- everything from the birth of forensic toxicology to the history of a favorite summer toy -- easily digestible even after a margarita or two. ...more
You had me at "Sophisticated Dorkiness."  Being a dork is what I like most about myself.  I ...more