Nonfiction

Nonfiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as fact. This presentation may be accurate or not; that is, it can give either a true or a false account of the subject in question. However, it is generally assumed that the authors of such accounts believe them to be truthful at the time of their composition. Note that reporting the beliefs of others in a nonfiction format is not necessarily an endorsement of the ultimate veracity of those beliefs, it is simply saying that it is true that people believe that (for such topics as mythology, religion). Nonfiction can als ...more

Somebody's Daughter
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
House of Sticks
The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear
Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism
¡Hola Papi!: How to Come Out in a Walmart Parking Lot and Other Life Lessons
Don't Ask My Name: A Survivor's Story of Lies and Deceptions
Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World
The Ugly Cry
Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy
Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir
Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America
Kin: A Memoir
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    Still Mad: American Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination

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    Centennial Farm Family: Cultivating Land and Community, 1837 to 1937
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    Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
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    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    What Happened To You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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    In the Dream House
    Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero
    The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
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