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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.07 — 1,979,121 ratings — published 1947
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.02 — 453,158 ratings — published 2010
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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 2139 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.00 — 372,454 ratings — published 2011
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 1854 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 703,760 ratings — published 1958
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 1764 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 731,327 ratings — published 1996
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Outliers: The Story of Success Outliers: The Story of Success (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1746 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 437,775 ratings — published 2008
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
by (shelved 1668 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 177,785 ratings — published 2003
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1461 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 730,805 ratings — published 2005
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 1417 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.46 — 1,365,374 ratings — published 2006
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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 1348 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 429,763 ratings — published 2012
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A Short History of Nearly Everything A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)
by (shelved 1309 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.16 — 281,294 ratings — published 2003
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 1263 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.95 — 677,996 ratings — published 2000
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.27 — 167,080 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 1162 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 138,135 ratings — published 2003
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1072 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 272,096 ratings — published 2014
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (Hardcover)
by (shelved 959 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 128,138 ratings — published 2007
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.02 — 525,486 ratings — published
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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Hardcover)
by (shelved 855 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 65,005 ratings — published 2008
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 847 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 422,111 ratings — published 1996
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A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 840 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 250,983 ratings — published 1987
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The Last Lecture The Last Lecture (Hardcover)
by (shelved 797 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 304,143 ratings — published 2008
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Orange Is the New Black Orange Is the New Black (Hardcover)
by (shelved 787 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.68 — 181,616 ratings — published 2012
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
by (shelved 759 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.88 — 230,747 ratings — published 2006
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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 751 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 75,454 ratings — published 1994
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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 741 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 238,938 ratings — published 2011
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Columbine Columbine (Hardcover)
by (shelved 738 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 78,615 ratings — published 2009
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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 734 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 59,365 ratings — published 2010
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A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1) A Child Called "It" (Dave Pelzer #1)
by (shelved 725 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 388,436 ratings — published 1992
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 701 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.67 — 375,918 ratings — published 2002
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)
by (shelved 674 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 352,959 ratings — published 1969
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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 659 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 214,257 ratings — published 2012
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Hardcover)
by (shelved 645 times as nonfiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 190,965 ratings — published 2008
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