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

Three Women
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century
My Friend Anna
Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language
They Called Us Enemy
Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood
Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come
Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon
American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal
Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian
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Black Site: The CIA in the Post-9/11 World
Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution
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    Fear Is My Homeboy: How to Slay Doubt, Boss Up, and Succeed on Your Own Terms
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    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
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    Before Her (The One)
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    Jonathan Safran Foer
    Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
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    Each of us is a book waiting to be written, and that book, if written, results in a person explained.
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