Nonfiction

Nonfiction 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). Nonfiction can als ...more

Seeing Ghosts: A Memoir
The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II
There's a Hole in my Bucket: A Journey of Two Brothers
Maiden Voyages: Magnificent Ocean Liners and the Women Who Traveled and Worked Aboard Them
All In: An Autobiography
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire
Run: Book One
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
The Secret History of Food: Strange but True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat
Ladyparts
Never Say You Can't Survive: How to Get Through Hard Times by Making Up Stories
The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940
Made in China: A Memoir of Love and Labor
Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors
Against White Feminism: Notes on Disruption
  • The Emergence of Charismatic Business Leadership by Richard S. Tedlow
    The Emergence of Charismatic Business Leadership

    Release date: Sep 14, 2021
    ENTER TO WIN 1 OF 50 HARDCOVER COPIES!
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 50 copies available, 910 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 04 - Sep 16, 2021

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Being a Human by Charles Foster
    Being a Human: Adventures in Forty Thousand Years of Consciousness
    by

    Release date: Aug 31, 2021
    Enter to win a hardcover copy of BEING A HUMAN by Charles Foster, a radical exploration of 3 pivotal moments in the evolution of human consciousness.
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 25 copies available, 2346 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 02 - Sep 16, 2021

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Please Scream Inside Your Heart by Dave Pell
    Please Scream Inside Your Heart: Breaking News and Nervous Breakdowns in the Year that Wouldn't End
    by

    Release date: Nov 02, 2021
    We're giving away 5 advance reader copies. Buckle up, keep your hands and feet in, and if you have an anti-anxiety prescription, fill it now. ...more
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 5 copies available, 4708 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 26 - Sep 16, 2021

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
    Educated
    The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
    Untamed
    Yearbook
    Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    The Anthropocene Reviewed
    Becoming
    Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know
    What Happened To You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    In the Dream House
    The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
    Becky: The Heartbreaking Story of Becky Watts by Her Father Darren Galsworthy
    The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsNight by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
    Best Memoir / Biography / Autobiography
    5,110 books — 5,711 voters
    Una Historia de Ayer by Sergio CoboOperation Hail Storm by Brett ArquetteThe Boy Who Saw In Colours by Lauren  RobinsonToken Huntress by Kia Carrington-RussellHail Strike by Brett Arquette
    Our Favorite Indie Reads
    3,329 books — 4,040 voters

    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenDivergent by Veronica RothAllegiant by Veronica RothInsurgent by Veronica RothThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
    What we've read so far in...2014
    9,459 books — 2,457 voters
    A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingCosmos by Carl SaganThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
    Best Science Books - Non-Fiction Only
    1,625 books — 3,604 voters

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. CoveyHow to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale CarnegieThe Secret by Rhonda ByrneThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillThe Reframe by Brian Maddox
    Best Self Help Books
    1,810 books — 2,232 voters

    The Diary of a Young Girl
    A Brief History of Time
    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Educated
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
    Outliers: The Story of Success
    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    Becoming
    Into the Wild
    A Short History of Nearly Everything
    Night  (The Night Trilogy, #1)
    We Should All Be Feminists
    Bossypants

    Related News

      Every year in the U.S., we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 through October 15. And this is the perfect...
    Loung Ung
    I think how the world is still somehow beautiful even when I feel no joy at being alive within it.
    Loung Ung, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

    Truman Capote
    They shared a doom against which virtue was no defense
    Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

    More quotes...
    Nonfiction Reading - Only the Best Welcome to Nonfiction Reading - Only the Best ... a group dedicated to discovering, discussing a…more
    140 members, last active 34 minutes ago
    The Roundtable Welcome to the Roundtable Our passions include literary fiction, the classics, and serious non-…more
    65 members, last active 8 hours ago
    EVERYONE Has Read This but Me - The Catch-Up Book Club Click HERE for the latest group announcements. "It reminded me of ____ but in space." "I re…more
    19,678 members, last active 2 hours ago
    The Non-Fiction Hub: Reading for Self-Development and Growth 👋 Welcome to The Non-Fiction Hub: Reading for Self-development & growth group 📚 The positive, …more
    757 members, last active 4 days ago
    Beyond Grief
    1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:35PM — 6 people liked it
    2010 Kemper Awards
    1 chapters — updated Jan 02, 2011 07:31AM — 12 people liked it

    Tags

    Tags contributing to this page include: non-fiction, adult-non-fiction, adult-nonfiction, general---nonfiction, non-fic, non-fiction-books, non-fuction, nonfic, nonfiction, and popular-nonfic