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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.13 — 2,386,695 ratings — published 1947
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 9508 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 501,296 ratings — published 2010
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Outliers: The Story of Success Outliers: The Story of Success (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7743 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 436,634 ratings — published 2008
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Bossypants Bossypants (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 7692 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.95 — 737,322 ratings — published 2011
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 7323 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 778,459 ratings — published 1996
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 7088 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.32 — 856,272 ratings — published 1958
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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 6558 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 463,512 ratings — published 1965
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
by (shelved 6185 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 151,484 ratings — published 2003
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 5913 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.26 — 781,605 ratings — published 2005
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 5872 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 188,390 ratings — published 2000
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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 5814 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 522,841 ratings — published 2012
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5604 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.82 — 363,153 ratings — published 2014
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5450 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.40 — 155,406 ratings — published 2015
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A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 5412 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.16 — 239,467 ratings — published 1988
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 5291 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.54 — 1,338,921 ratings — published 2006
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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
by (shelved 5000 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 373,221 ratings — published 2011
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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4969 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.18 — 164,031 ratings — published 2006
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When Breath Becomes Air When Breath Becomes Air (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 4818 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 304,598 ratings — published 2016
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Educated Educated (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4801 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.49 — 283,921 ratings — published 2018
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4795 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.90 — 204,559 ratings — published 2006
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Thinking, Fast and Slow Thinking, Fast and Slow (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4649 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.13 — 218,271 ratings — published 2011
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Man's Search for Meaning Man's Search for Meaning (Paperback)
by (shelved 4454 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 282,294 ratings — published 1946
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.09 — 686,384 ratings — published 1997
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Modern Romance Modern Romance (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.83 — 145,362 ratings — published 2015
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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith (Paperback)
by (shelved 3951 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 140,406 ratings — published 2003
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 3934 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 568,511 ratings — published 2000
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The Art of War The Art of War (Paperback)
by (shelved 3768 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 266,021 ratings — published -500
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Bad Feminist Bad Feminist (Paperback)
by (shelved 3756 times as non-fiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 67,566 ratings — published 2014
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