Most Read This Week In Nonfiction

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

Most Read This Week Tagged "Nonfiction"

Christmas Eve, 1914
When Breath Becomes Air
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
We Should All Be Feminists
A Sucky Love Story: Overcoming Unhappily Ever After
Spilled Milk
Between the World and Me
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
Twain’s Feast
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Yes Please
Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator
Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History
Journey Interrupted: A Family Without a Country in a World at War
The Princess Diarist
Reasons to Stay Alive
Notes on a Nervous Planet
It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work
Molly's Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life
I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends
Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life
Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
This is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn To See
Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
My Thoughts Exactly
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
New Erotica for Feminists: Satirical Fantasies of Love, Lust, and Equal Pay
Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
The Lost City of the Monkey God
New Family Values
De Amerikaanse prinses
D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras, #1)
My Love Story
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
Speed Reading: How to Double (or Triple) Your Reading Speed in Just 1 Hour!
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
Failure Is an Option: An Attempted Memoir
Out of the Maze: An A-Mazing Way to Get Unstuck
Measure What Matters
The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too)
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
Why Mummy Drinks
Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Ikigai: Los secretos de Japón para una vida larga y feliz
Feeding the Dragon
Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
The Incomplete Book of Running
GuRu
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (Mental Mastery Book 1)
About My Mother... True Stories of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and Her Baseball-Obsessed Mother
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Racing to the Finish: My Story
Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
First Man In: Leading from the Front
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do
101 Amazing Facts
100 Ways to Motivate Yourself: Change Your Life Forever
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was, and Who God Has Always Been
嫌われる勇気
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
The Salt Path
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World
Stray: Memoir of a Runaway
How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them: 11 Rules for Winning the Argument
Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day
Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People
How to Instant Pot: Mastering All the Functions of the One Pot That Will Change the Way You Cook
Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World

Roxane Gay

Author of Bad Feminist

Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy culture blog, and many others.

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