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

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America
The Book of Moods: How I Turned My Worst Emotions Into My Best Life
The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic
Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother's Letter to Her Son
Survival of the Thickest
Take Care of Your Type: An Enneagram Guide to Self-Care
Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future
Black Futures
So to Speak: 11,000 Expressions That'll Knock Your Socks Off
All the Young Men
Exploring the White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home
Sometimes You Have to Lie: The Life and Times of Louise Fitzhugh, Renegade Author of Harriet the Spy
Badass Habits: Cultivate the Awareness, Boundaries, and Daily Upgrades You Need to Make Them Stick
Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America
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    The Lost Letters: The Dark World of Narcissistic Abuse
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    Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
    Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know
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