The 19 Best Nonfiction Books OfHarper Lee, Marie Kondo, and Jeff Kinney topped the print bestseller lists in for adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and juvenile books, respectively. Here are the 20 bestselling books of the year in each of those categories. Grey by E. James Vintage Unit Sales: 1,, 3. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah St.
TOP 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL NON FICTION BOOKS - 2016
The 20 best nonfiction books of 2015
A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son. The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight. Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner. The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better. The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in At 90, the 39th president and Nobel Prize winner reflects on his private and public life. The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate tells his personal and political story, and offers ideas for "reigniting the promise of America.
See the complete list of editors' picks in best-selling order below. See all of our editors' picks for the Best Books of Skip to main content. Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a
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True stories can be just as compelling as fiction. To compile the list, Goodreads' editors nominated titles frequently reviewed on the site, which were then voted on by readers. Scroll down to see the 20 nonfiction titles you need to add to your reading list before is over. So why do single people simultaneously seem more frustrated than ever? The follow-up to his first best-selling book, this new collection dives even deeper with new humans and more in-depth stories. Sometimes funny, sometimes somber, sometimes brutally honest, it touches on all the raw emotions of being human.
These are the essay collections, memoirs, and nonfiction reads that we absolutely loved in Ranked in no particular order. With beautiful writing and a clear, unwavering eye, Jefferson describes a life of relative privilege that is also full of tough questions about belonging, race, class, and community. Learn more here. One of the most talked-about books of the year, The Argonauts explores and interrogates heady topics such as gender, sexuality, identity, and motherhood. Nelson's writing is gloriously erudite, movingly personal, and all in all like nothing you've ever read. To read The Folded Clock , a diary written by novelist Heidi Julavits, is to curl up happily inside one of the most clever, observant, and odd minds out there.
Nonfiction pieces create a gateway into the public consciousness, and their success, failure and long-term resonance highlight the lines that connect us. The nonfiction books we hold closest are those that impact our vision of the world around us, and these are the titles that did so in the heaviest—and most beautiful—sense in Gumption by Nick Offerman. H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. An intertwined exploration of falconry and bereavement, the book deserves its equally accurate labels of nature writing and memoir. This extraordinary text will delight history enthusiasts, literary buffs and nature lovers alike, proving that H is for Hawk delivers a unique yet accessible story.