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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

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
The Penguin Book of Witches
How We Got to Now: The History and Power of Great Ideas
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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist
Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Hidden Child Survivors of the Holocaust
On Immunity: An Inoculation
The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice

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