Popular Literary Nonfiction Books

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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 18 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 701,563 ratings — published 1966
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 754,188 ratings — published 2012
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 11 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 794,054 ratings — published 2010
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 1,116,041 ratings — published 1996
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The Year of Magical Thinking The Year of Magical Thinking (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.88 — 209,782 ratings — published 2005
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Hiroshima Hiroshima (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 100,952 ratings — published 1946
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)
by (shelved 6 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 585,911 ratings — published 1996
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The Right Stuff The Right Stuff (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 6 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.39 — 2,248 ratings — published 1979
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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.58 — 190,203 ratings — published 2003
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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.70 — 20,261 ratings — published 1998
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The Faraway Nearby The Faraway Nearby (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.18 — 15,586 ratings — published 2013
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 1,108,936 ratings — published 1958
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 1,063,595 ratings — published 2005
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A Moveable Feast A Moveable Feast (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 159,071 ratings — published 1964
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.52 — 1,813,670 ratings — published 2006
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Naked Naked (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 312,970 ratings — published 1997
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Educated: A Memoir Educated: A Memoir (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.46 — 145,571 ratings — published 2018
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H is for Hawk H is for Hawk (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.72 — 89,926 ratings — published 2015
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Bluets Bluets (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.29 — 26,329 ratings — published 2009
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Walden Walden (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.79 — 242,176 ratings — published 1854
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Paris to the Moon Paris to the Moon (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 31,571 ratings — published 2000
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 61,890 ratings — published 1968
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Up in the Old Hotel Up in the Old Hotel (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.34 — 13,184 ratings — published 1992
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A Collection of Essays A Collection of Essays (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 8,563 ratings — published 1954
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.11 — 35,326 ratings — published 1974
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This Boy's Life This Boy's Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 38,340 ratings — published 1989
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Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 61,211 ratings — published 1999
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as literary-nonfiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 826,343 ratings — published 2000
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Ernest Hemingway
“So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after and judged by these standards, which I do not defend, the bullfight is very normal to me because I feel very fine while it is going on and have a feeling of life and death and mortality and immortality, and after it is over I feel very sad but also very fine.”
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

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