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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"

We Should All Be Feminists
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
When Breath Becomes Air
Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
Coming Clean
The Princess Diarist
Between the World and Me
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
Skin in the Game: The Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Murder Beyond the Grave
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Molly's Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
Yes Please
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Murder, Interrupted
Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Spilled Milk
Home Sweet Murder
Everything I Know About Love
A Long Way Home
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life
Jackie, Janet & Lee: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Janet Auchincloss, and Lee Radziwill -- The Other Side of Camelot
The Light Between Us: Stories From Heaven, Lessons for the Living
لأنك الله: رحلة إلى السماء السابعة
Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
Lab Girl
How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain
The Tumor
101 Amazing Facts
Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic
My Story
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies
All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire
Finding Gobi: The true story of a little dog and an incredible journey
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (Mental Mastery Book 1)
Brain teasers: 30 Interactive Brainteasers to Warm up your Brain (Brain teasers, riddles & puzzles, puzzles & games)
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy
Lighter Than My Shadow
Hit Refresh
A Spy's Guide to Thinking
The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide
The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
The Perils of Being Moderately Famous
A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
Rising Strong
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
I've Got This Round
It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America
The New One Minute Manager
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece
Molly's Memoir
Tears of the Silenced: A True Crime and an American Tragedy; Severe Child Abuse and Leaving the Amish
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)
The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road
The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
Hiding Out: A Memoir of Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives
The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations
The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland
Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions
Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny
I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry...
Huế 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
Chasing Excellence: A Story About Building the World's Fittest Athletes
Rise and Kill First: The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel's Assassination Program
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Trauma Room Two
D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them: 11 Rules for Winning the Argument
Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality
I'm Fine...and Other Lies
The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

Michael Finkel

Author of The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel is the author of "The Stranger in the Woods" and "True Story," which was adapted into a 2015 motion picture. He has reported from more than 50 countries and written for National Geographic, GQ, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, and The New York Times Magazine. He lives with his family in western Montana and southern France.

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