Nonfiction

Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false account of the subject in question. However, it is generally assumed that the authors of such accounts believe them to be truthful at the time of their composition. Note that reporting the beliefs of others in a nonfiction format is not necessarily an endorsement of the ultimate veracity of those beliefs, it is simply saying that it is true that people believe that (for such topics as mythology, religion). Non-fiction can a ...more

The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
Morgue: A Life in Death
The Geek Feminist Revolution
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride
Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts
Paper: Paging Through History
It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too)
The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer
Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild
Boy Erased: A Memoir
My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth

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  • The Moon Said No by Casey Renee Kiser
    The Moon Said No
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    Release date: Oct 20, 2014
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    Letters and Words Sudoku
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    Release date: Aug 25, 2014
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    Plus Size Mama: An Overweight Mom Gets Real about Weight Loss
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  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
    Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    The Tumor
    Kindle Paperwhite User's Guide
    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
    Lab Girl
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    I'm Just a Person
    Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble
    Spilled Milk: Based on a True Story
    Ego Is the Enemy
    Dark Night: A True Batman Story
    Steve Jobs
    The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerHiroshima by John HerseyThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
    Must Read Non-Fiction
    1,616 books — 1,839 voters
    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenDivergent by Veronica RothAllegiant by Veronica RothInsurgent by Veronica RothThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    What we've read so far in...2014
    9,552 books — 1,939 voters

    A Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonBlood River by Tim ButcherInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
    Favourite Travel Books
    1,394 books — 3,107 voters
    The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenGone Girl by Gillian FlynnWe Were Liars by E. LockhartThe Martian by Andy Weir
    What we've read so far in...2015
    10,016 books — 1,895 voters

    City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra ClareClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareDelirium by Lauren OliverSilence by Becca FitzpatrickThe Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
    Best Books of 2011
    2,337 books — 7,106 voters
    A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingCosmos by Carl SaganThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
    Best Science Books - Non-Fiction Only
    1,030 books — 2,538 voters

    The Diary of a Young Girl
    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Bossypants
    Into the Wild
    Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    Eat, Pray, Love
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail


    Laura Miller
    Laura Miller The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia
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    Dave Eggers
    He must trust, and he must have faith. And so he builds, because what is building, and rebuilding and rebuilding again, but an act of faith?
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    Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
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