Kirkus Best Non-Fiction of 2016

Top 100 Non-Fiction Releases of the Year as selected by Kirkus. Please do not add any titles to this list! The list is transcribed as it appears on the site in alphabetical order by author's name.
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4.34 avg rating — 265,419 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 199,641 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 5,939 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 13,107 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 3,314 ratings
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6

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3.70 avg rating — 354 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 1,449 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 8,653 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 1,386 ratings
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10

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4.37 avg rating — 410 ratings
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10

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3.86 avg rating — 596 ratings
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12

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4.34 avg rating — 1,143 ratings
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12

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3.29 avg rating — 217 ratings
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14

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4.28 avg rating — 460 ratings
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15

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4.03 avg rating — 32,791 ratings
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15

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4.56 avg rating — 2,851 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 7,068 ratings
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18

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3.92 avg rating — 2,603 ratings
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19

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3.47 avg rating — 6,297 ratings
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20

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3.86 avg rating — 1,173 ratings
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21

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3.97 avg rating — 156 ratings
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22

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4.23 avg rating — 419 ratings
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23

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3.89 avg rating — 407 ratings
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24

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3.63 avg rating — 35 ratings
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25

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3.98 avg rating — 1,971 ratings
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26

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3.99 avg rating — 651 ratings
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27

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4.07 avg rating — 5,001 ratings
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28

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3.47 avg rating — 2,439 ratings
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29

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4.25 avg rating — 97 ratings
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30

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4.11 avg rating — 9,857 ratings
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31

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4.39 avg rating — 31 ratings
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32

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4.20 avg rating — 2,689 ratings
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33

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4.16 avg rating — 1,348 ratings
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34

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3.75 avg rating — 862 ratings
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34

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4.18 avg rating — 4,083 ratings
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36

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4.22 avg rating — 350 ratings
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36

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3.71 avg rating — 1,460 ratings
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38

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3.70 avg rating — 308 ratings
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38

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4.15 avg rating — 244 ratings
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40

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3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings
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40

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4.26 avg rating — 438 ratings
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42

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4.46 avg rating — 93 ratings
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42

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3.60 avg rating — 251 ratings
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44

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4.57 avg rating — 23 ratings
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44

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4.49 avg rating — 37,145 ratings
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46

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4.03 avg rating — 740 ratings
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46

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4.08 avg rating — 1,908 ratings
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48

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,051 ratings
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48

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3.90 avg rating — 422 ratings
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50

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3.98 avg rating — 214 ratings
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51

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3.76 avg rating — 123 ratings
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52

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3.23 avg rating — 828 ratings
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53

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3.91 avg rating — 6,635 ratings
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54

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3.78 avg rating — 216 ratings
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54

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 825 ratings
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56

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3.73 avg rating — 60 ratings
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57

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3.40 avg rating — 233 ratings
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57

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4.37 avg rating — 18,998 ratings
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59

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3.95 avg rating — 100 ratings
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59

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3.97 avg rating — 461 ratings
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61

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4.28 avg rating — 398 ratings
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61

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4.19 avg rating — 7,679 ratings
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63

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4.23 avg rating — 2,956 ratings
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64

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4.25 avg rating — 1,108 ratings
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64

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3.86 avg rating — 147 ratings
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66

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3.54 avg rating — 87 ratings
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67

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3.53 avg rating — 453 ratings
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68

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4.31 avg rating — 915 ratings
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68

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4.28 avg rating — 160 ratings
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70

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3.83 avg rating — 605 ratings
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70

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4.43 avg rating — 1,786 ratings
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72

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3.90 avg rating — 1,450 ratings
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73

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3.48 avg rating — 606 ratings
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73

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4.18 avg rating — 26,250 ratings
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75

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3.63 avg rating — 7,479 ratings
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76

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4.28 avg rating — 58 ratings
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76

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4.10 avg rating — 345 ratings
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78

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3.86 avg rating — 1,454 ratings
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78

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4.30 avg rating — 1,510 ratings
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80

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3.96 avg rating — 22,475 ratings
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81

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4.20 avg rating — 306 ratings
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82

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3.78 avg rating — 2,086 ratings
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82

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3.75 avg rating — 700 ratings
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84

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3.58 avg rating — 1,991 ratings
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85

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4.02 avg rating — 361 ratings
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85

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4.13 avg rating — 142 ratings
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87

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3.23 avg rating — 73 ratings
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88

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3.73 avg rating — 182 ratings
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89

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4.22 avg rating — 5,794 ratings
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89

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3.33 avg rating — 57 ratings
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91

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3.74 avg rating — 38 ratings
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92

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4.14 avg rating — 985 ratings
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93

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3.98 avg rating — 185 ratings
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94

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3.97 avg rating — 2,354 ratings
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95

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4.09 avg rating — 1,393 ratings
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96

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3.94 avg rating — 927 ratings
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97

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4.12 avg rating — 1,067 ratings
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98

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3.98 avg rating — 938 ratings
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99

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3.72 avg rating — 1,426 ratings
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99 books · 20 voters · list created December 12th, 2016 by Kara (votes) .
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Kara 42428 books
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Jennifer 2429 books
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Katherine 170 books
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Wallis 8140 books
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Guy 742 books
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Tula or KathyPotter 775 books
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Piet Hein 1319 books
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Steven 6744 books
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