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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4.36 avg rating — 476,110 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 351,029 ratings
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4.45 avg rating — 12,106 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 20,040 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 4,651 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 437 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 2,155 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 685 ratings
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8

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3.88 avg rating — 19,131 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 5,292 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 692 ratings
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12

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4.30 avg rating — 1,610 ratings
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12

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3.30 avg rating — 275 ratings
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14

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4.25 avg rating — 717 ratings
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15

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3.96 avg rating — 60,558 ratings
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15

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4.52 avg rating — 28,226 ratings
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17

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4.01 avg rating — 13,822 ratings
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18

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3.92 avg rating — 3,572 ratings
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19

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3.48 avg rating — 9,244 ratings
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20

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3.85 avg rating — 1,790 ratings
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21

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4.44 avg rating — 3,280 ratings
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21

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3.89 avg rating — 236 ratings
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23

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4.23 avg rating — 835 ratings
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24

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3.91 avg rating — 598 ratings
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25

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3.74 avg rating — 54 ratings
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26

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2,762 ratings
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27

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4.03 avg rating — 1,286 ratings
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28

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4.10 avg rating — 7,392 ratings
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29

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3.47 avg rating — 3,215 ratings
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30

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4.19 avg rating — 135 ratings
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31

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4.12 avg rating — 14,478 ratings
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32

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4.51 avg rating — 47 ratings
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33

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4.22 avg rating — 4,349 ratings
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34

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4.18 avg rating — 2,105 ratings
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35

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3.78 avg rating — 1,158 ratings
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35

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4.19 avg rating — 6,920 ratings
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37

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4.19 avg rating — 488 ratings
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37

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3.74 avg rating — 2,034 ratings
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39

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3.86 avg rating — 661 ratings
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39

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4.18 avg rating — 409 ratings
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41

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3.72 avg rating — 18 ratings
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41

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4.21 avg rating — 662 ratings
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43

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4.44 avg rating — 140 ratings
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43

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3.66 avg rating — 347 ratings
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45

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4.41 avg rating — 202 ratings
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45

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4.46 avg rating — 74,856 ratings
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47

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4.02 avg rating — 1,061 ratings
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47

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4.08 avg rating — 2,567 ratings
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49

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3.98 avg rating — 1,273 ratings
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49

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3.95 avg rating — 571 ratings
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51

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 367 ratings
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52

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3.79 avg rating — 149 ratings
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53

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3.22 avg rating — 1,301 ratings
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54

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3.90 avg rating — 9,921 ratings
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55

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3.81 avg rating — 303 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,385 ratings
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57

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3.67 avg rating — 88 ratings
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58

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3.46 avg rating — 343 ratings
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58

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4.33 avg rating — 38,473 ratings
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60

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3.97 avg rating — 127 ratings
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60

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4.05 avg rating — 774 ratings
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62

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4.33 avg rating — 733 ratings
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62

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4.12 avg rating — 19,171 ratings
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64

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4.24 avg rating — 4,195 ratings
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65

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4.26 avg rating — 1,506 ratings
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65

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3.88 avg rating — 178 ratings
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67

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3.53 avg rating — 112 ratings
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68

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3.49 avg rating — 556 ratings
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69

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4.32 avg rating — 1,672 ratings
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69

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4.23 avg rating — 236 ratings
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71

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3.85 avg rating — 1,408 ratings
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72

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3.90 avg rating — 2,357 ratings
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73

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3.47 avg rating — 905 ratings
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73

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4.13 avg rating — 42,583 ratings
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75

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3.70 avg rating — 10,814 ratings
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76

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4.29 avg rating — 75 ratings
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76

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4.07 avg rating — 518 ratings
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78

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3.87 avg rating — 2,064 ratings
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78

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4.31 avg rating — 2,109 ratings
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80

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3.96 avg rating — 43,444 ratings
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81

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4.18 avg rating — 427 ratings
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82

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3.77 avg rating — 3,497 ratings
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82

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3.74 avg rating — 841 ratings
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84

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3.60 avg rating — 2,401 ratings
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85

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4.01 avg rating — 516 ratings
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85

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4.08 avg rating — 180 ratings
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87

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3.30 avg rating — 84 ratings
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88

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3.71 avg rating — 208 ratings
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89

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4.24 avg rating — 11,525 ratings
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89

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3.37 avg rating — 81 ratings
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91

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3.81 avg rating — 59 ratings
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92

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4.19 avg rating — 1,553 ratings
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93

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3.98 avg rating — 301 ratings
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94

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3.92 avg rating — 2,954 ratings
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95

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4.14 avg rating — 2,505 ratings
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96

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3.95 avg rating — 1,226 ratings
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97

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4.13 avg rating — 1,521 ratings
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98

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3.95 avg rating — 1,422 ratings
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99

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3.73 avg rating — 2,119 ratings
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99 books · 21 voters · list created December 12th, 2016 by Kara (votes) .
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Kara 47515 books
620 friends
Jennifer 3072 books
974 friends
Kat 191 books
6 friends
Wallis 12205 books
142 friends
Guy 895 books
66 friends
Tula or KathyPotter 1118 books
44 friends
Piet Hein 2004 books
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Steven 9689 books
246 friends

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