Popular Literary Nonfiction Books

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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 15 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 595,539 ratings — published 1965
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 572,731 ratings — published 2010
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 567,240 ratings — published 2012
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.93 — 883,207 ratings — published 1996
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The Year of Magical Thinking The Year of Magical Thinking (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 155,497 ratings — published 2005
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 848,612 ratings — published 2005
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Bluets Bluets (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 13,209 ratings — published 2009
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The Executioner's Song The Executioner's Song (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 34,748 ratings — published 1979
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Night Night (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.28 — 847,450 ratings — published 1958
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A Moveable Feast A Moveable Feast (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 131,830 ratings — published 1964
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.49 — 1,563,063 ratings — published 2006
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Hiroshima Hiroshima (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 69,998 ratings — published 1946
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Reading Lolita in Tehran Reading Lolita in Tehran (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.56 — 168,555 ratings — published 2003
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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.68 — 16,182 ratings — published 1998
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Desert Solitaire Desert Solitaire (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 44,390 ratings — published 1968
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 477,390 ratings — published 1996
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Up in the Old Hotel Up in the Old Hotel (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.34 — 10,914 ratings — published 1992
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Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 53,327 ratings — published 1999
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The Faraway Nearby The Faraway Nearby (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.17 — 9,866 ratings — published 2013
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Autobiography of a Face Autobiography of a Face (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 35,258 ratings — published 1994
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Storm of Steel Storm of Steel (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 10,110 ratings — published 1920
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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 166,669 ratings — published 2003
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Locomotive Locomotive (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 5,967 ratings — published 2013
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Where I Was From Where I Was From (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.86 — 4,471 ratings — published 2003
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Walden Walden (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 192,266 ratings — published 1854
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Ernest Hemingway
“So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after and judged by these standards, which I do not defend, the bullfight is very normal to me because I feel very fine while it is going on and have a feeling of life and death and mortality and immortality, and after it is over I feel very sad but also very fine.”
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

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