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
  • Twisted Business by Jay Jay French
    Twisted Business: Lessons from My Life in Rock 'n Roll

    Release date: Sep 21, 2021
    ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN 1 OF 50 HARDCOVER COPIES!

    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 50 copies available, 1353 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 09 - Sep 23, 2021

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Book Marketing Fundamentals by Hank Quense
    Book Marketing Fundamentals: Tell the world about your book
    by

    Release date: Aug 14, 2020
    Don't try to market your book without finding a mentor! So, what if you had an experienced author to guide your marketing plans? ...more
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 10 copies available, 891 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 11 - Sep 23, 2021

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Maximize Your Body Potential by Joyce D. Nash
    Maximize Your Body Potential: Lifetime Skills for Healthy Weight and Lifestyle

    Release date: Oct 07, 2021
    Enter for a chance to win a free copy of MAXIMIZE YOUR BODY POTENTIAL, the award-winning book by Joyce D. Nash!

    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 10 copies available, 1432 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Sep 23, 2021

    Countries available: U.S.

  • 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
    Yearbook
    Untamed
    Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
    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
    Becky: The Heartbreaking Story of Becky Watts by Her Father Darren Galsworthy
    War and Peace by Leo TolstoyTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    I Should Probably Read This Sometime...
    2,965 books — 4,309 voters
    John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
    Best Non-fiction American History Books
    1,960 books — 2,380 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
    3,330 books — 4,026 voters
    A Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon KrakauerIn a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
    Favourite Travel Books
    1,917 books — 4,445 voters

    Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenHopeless by Colleen HooverDivergent by Veronica RothFallen Too Far by Abbi Glines
    What we've read so far in 2013...
    8,078 books — 2,795 voters
    The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëA Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfThe Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
    Best Feminist Books
    2,289 books — 3,351 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

      Mary Roach is a science author who specializes in the bizarre and offbeat. With a body of work ranging from deep-dives on the history of...
    Max Lucado
    Focus on giants - you stumble. Focus on God - Giants tumble.
    Max Lucado, Cast of Characters: Common People in the Hands of an Uncommon God

    Bernard Branson
    Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.
    Bernard Branson

    More quotes...
    Goodreads Authors/Readers This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, a…more
    41,207 members, last active 18 minutes ago
    Non Fiction Book Club This group is for anyone who enjoys Non Fiction. Genres discussed here include Histories, Autobi…more
    3,343 members, last active 6 hours ago
    Lecturas que nos interesan leer
    2 members, last active 9 days ago
    Here is a book club for those of us who struggle to get things done, in this case, who struggle …more
    1 member, last active 3 hours ago
    An Explanation of My Rating System
    1 chapters — updated Apr 25, 2013 01:22PM — 13 people liked it
    A Writer-to-Writer Pep Talk
    1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:36PM — 1 person 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