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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Paperback)
by (shelved 2355 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 1,628,614 ratings — published 1947
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2282 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 353,045 ratings — published 2010
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Bossypants Bossypants (Audio CD)
by (shelved 1674 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.93 — 470,307 ratings — published 2011
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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 1659 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 257,503 ratings — published 2012
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 1515 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.89 — 599,336 ratings — published 1996
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Outliers: The Story of Success Outliers: The Story of Success (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1500 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 353,275 ratings — published 2008
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
by (shelved 1430 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 141,599 ratings — published 2003
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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 1358 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 456,938 ratings — published 1965
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 1273 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.43 — 1,155,070 ratings — published 2000
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1245 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.20 — 605,283 ratings — published 2005
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A Short History of Nearly Everything A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)
by (shelved 1134 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.17 — 221,273 ratings — published 2003
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 1119 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 601,582 ratings — published 2000
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Paperback)
by (shelved 1049 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.26 — 136,627 ratings — published 1999
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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 912 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 249,260 ratings — published 2012
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (Hardcover)
by (shelved 883 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 112,295 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 762 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 53,360 ratings — published 2008
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 735 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 371,012 ratings — published 1996
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales (Paperback)
by (shelved 705 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 131,084 ratings — published 1985
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The Last Lecture The Last Lecture (Hardcover)
by (shelved 693 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 253,050 ratings — published 2008
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
by (shelved 675 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.89 — 186,150 ratings — published 2006
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A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 656 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 185,885 ratings — published 1987
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Columbine Columbine (Hardcover)
by (shelved 639 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 63,922 ratings — published 2009
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 636 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.65 — 318,757 ratings — published 2002
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A Child Called "It" A Child Called "It" (Paperback)
by (shelved 634 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 335,440 ratings — published 1992
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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 633 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 61,135 ratings — published 1994
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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 632 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 47,460 ratings — published 2010
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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 601 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 169,128 ratings — published 2011
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Hardcover)
by (shelved 586 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 168,692 ratings — published 2007
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Lies My Teacher Told Me Lies My Teacher Told Me (Paperback)
by (shelved 579 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 87,889 ratings — published 1995
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