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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3093 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 531,097 ratings — published 2010
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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 3082 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 2,277,028 ratings — published 1947
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2472 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 441,155 ratings — published 2012
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 2081 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.28 — 794,415 ratings — published 1958
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Outliers: The Story of Success Outliers: The Story of Success (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1969 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 504,900 ratings — published 2008
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 1969 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 831,291 ratings — published 1996
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
by (shelved 1906 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 204,157 ratings — published 2003
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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 1800 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 575,375 ratings — published 1965
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1648 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 816,618 ratings — published 2005
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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 1589 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.93 — 522,820 ratings — published 2012
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 1561 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.48 — 1,496,423 ratings — published 2006
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A Short History of Nearly Everything A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)
by (shelved 1486 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.17 — 320,225 ratings — published 2003
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1421 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.79 — 404,304 ratings — published 2014
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 1378 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 706,127 ratings — published 2000
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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 1286 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 155,535 ratings — published 2003
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1060 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 140,980 ratings — published 2007
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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Hardcover)
by (shelved 975 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 75,369 ratings — published 2008
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 972 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 605,427 ratings — published 1997
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A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 959 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.10 — 288,498 ratings — published 1987
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 956 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 457,854 ratings — published 1996
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Modern Romance Modern Romance (Hardcover)
by (shelved 936 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.83 — 144,849 ratings — published 2015
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Orange Is the New Black Orange Is the New Black (Hardcover)
by (shelved 903 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.68 — 215,788 ratings — published 2010
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The Last Lecture The Last Lecture (Hardcover)
by (shelved 889 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 338,382 ratings — published 2008
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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (Hardcover)
by (shelved 883 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 302,930 ratings — published 2011
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Columbine Columbine (Hardcover)
by (shelved 858 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 90,159 ratings — published 2009
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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 845 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 85,273 ratings — published 1994
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
by (shelved 844 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.88 — 263,270 ratings — published 2006
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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void (Hardcover)
by (shelved 829 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 70,347 ratings — published 2010
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Bad Feminist Bad Feminist (Paperback)
by (shelved 827 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 91,635 ratings — published 2014
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Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Hardcover)
by (shelved 814 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 249,518 ratings — published 2012
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A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1) A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
by (shelved 813 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 414,368 ratings — published 1995
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 788 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.69 — 414,672 ratings — published 2002
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