Behind the Beautiful Forevers
By Katherine Boo (Random House, $18)
Families in a makeshift settlement near the Mumbai airport struggle for a better life in the latest from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boo.
The Attack of the Killer Rhododendrons
By Glen Chilton (HarperCollins, $18)
Ornithologist/behaviour ecologist Chilton delivers a hilarious, educating look at species that have been introduced into foreign environments.
Naked Imperfection: A Memoir
By Gillian Deacon (Penguin, $20)
Deacon, a vegetarian, yoga-practising mother of three, chronicles her experiences following a cancer diagnosis.