Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage by Tori AmosWhat it it's about: This New York Times bestseller traces Grammy-nominated musician Tori Amos' life in music and political activism.
Who it's for: Peppered with song lyrics, this thoughtful blend of memoir and call to action will resonate with artists and Amos' many fans.
Try this next: For another candid memoir by a 1990s alt-rock icon and activist, check out Ani DiFranco's No Walls and the Recurring Dream.
Sunny Days: The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America by David KampWhat it is: a lively and nostalgic history of beloved educational TV show Sesame Street, which was created in 1969 to reach marginalized inner city youth.
What's inside: oral histories and materials from the Fred Rogers Center, the Jim Henson Company, and the Children's Television Workshop.
Don't miss: profiles of other groundbreaking children's TV series including Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, The Electric Company, and Schoolhouse Rock.
24: Life Stories and Lessons From the Say Hey Kid by Willie Mays and John Shea; foreword by Bob CostasWhat it is: an upbeat chronicle of Hall of Fame baseball player Willie Mays' life and career.
What sets it apart: This conversational mix of self-help and memoir captures 24 specific moments from Mays' life (a nod to the number he wore throughout his two-decade career).
Book buzz: A New York Times bestseller, 24 won praise from Barack Obama, who awarded Mays the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.
Anthem: Rush in the '70s by Martin PopoffWhat it's about: the first decade of Canadian prog-rock band Rush's career.
Why you might like it: With each chapter covering a specific album, this engaging history comprehensively charts Rush's evolution through extensive interviews with band members and those in their inner circle.
Series alert: Anthem is the first in a planned trilogy from Martin Popoff, who worked on the documentary Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage.
More Than Love: An Intimate Portrait of My Mother, Natalie Wood by Natasha Gregson WagnerWhat it is: actress Natasha Gregson Wagner's heartwrenching tribute to her mother, Hollywood icon Natalie Wood, who drowned in 1981.
Is it for you? Readers hoping for juicy gossip or speculation on the circumstances of Wood's death won't find any here.
Reviewers say: "a love letter to Natalie Wood and an enduring gift to her fans" (Publishers Weekly).
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story by John BerendtHow it began: Captivated by the old-world charms of Savannah, Georgia, journalist John Berendt moved to the city in the early 1980s.
What happened next: Jim Williams, an antiques dealer and acquaintance of Berendt's, was tried four times for the shooting death of sex worker Danny Hansford.
Why Tiger King fans might like it: This Pulitzer Prize finalist features an unforgettable cast of larger-than-life personalities.
Dirty John: And Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders by Christopher GoffardWhat it is: a suspenseful collection of true-crime and human interest pieces from Los Angeles Times staff writer Christopher Goffard.
Featuring: the sobering "Dirty John," about a middle-aged woman who fell in love with a con man.
Why Tiger King fans might like it: Like Tiger King, the titular story in this fast-paced collection has a companion podcast, was the subject of a documentary, and was adapted into a scripted series (two scripted Tiger King adaptations are reportedly in the works).
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace JohnsonWhat it's about: In June 2009, American student Edwin Rist stole 299 rare bird skins from Hertfordshire, England's Natural History Museum, removing their feathers to sell to fly-fishing enthusiasts.
Why Tiger King fans might like it: This astonishing true crime caper features an unexpected twist worthy of a courtroom drama.
Reviewers say: "Johnson's flair for telling an engrossing story is, like the beautiful birds he describes, exquisite" (Kirkus Reviews).
Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia HardstarkWhat it is: a quirky dual memoir/self-help guide from the hosts of the popular true crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder.
Why Tiger King fans might like it: This warts-and-all chronicle of the authors' lives includes a through line of irreverent humor.
Chapters include: "You're In A Cult, Call Your Dad;" "Get A Job;" "Stay Out Of the Forest."
Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History by Ben MezrichWhat it's about: In 2002, NASA intern Thad Roberts stole $20 million in moon rocks from the Johnson Space Center in hopes of impressing his girlfriend.
Why Tiger King fans might like it: At the center of this rollicking yet ill-fated scheme is a bumbling protagonist with an offbeat charisma.
Author alert: Ben Mezrich is the author of The Accidental Billionaires, which was adapted into the Oscar-winning film The Social Network.
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