Summer can be a great time to relax and try new things, so we asked TED speakers to recommend podcasts, books, TV shows, movies and more that have nourished their minds, spirits and bodies in recent times.

Here are 22 great new nonfiction reads from TED speakers to check out now.

Compiled from TED book lists, here’s a curated selection of fiction and non-fiction titles to check out now.

Relationships take work, but there’s good news: Researchers, writers and podcasters have already done some of the heavy lifting in exploring how we can connect with the people in our lives. Marriage and family researcher Carol Bruess shares a list of her favorite relationship books and podcasts.

A good book makes a great gift. Here are dozens of titles, selected by TED speakers and divided into 6 categories, for the people on your list.

This post is part of TED’s “Gift Guide: Books for all kinds of readers”.

This post is part of TED’s “Gift Guide: Books for all kinds of readers”.