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What are your favorite non-fiction books?

6 comments · save · last comment by Melanie B. over 5 years ago

Melanie B.

Melanie B.

HOUSTON,
United States

408 posts

There have been a lot of posts about our favorite books, but usually the answers are fiction novels. Which of course is great! But as a primary non-fiction reader, I am curious: What are some of your favorite non-fiction books?

over 6 years ago

#2
Flying Windows

Flying W.

LOS ANGELES,
United States

169 posts

Red Tape: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence and Poverty in India by Akhil Gupta
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta
Steve Lacy: Conversations Edited by Jason Weiss
Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
India And Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation? by Stanley Wolpert
The Global Cold War by Odd Arne Westad
The Darker Nations by Vijay Prashad

0 · January 17, 2013

#3
Sabi Iancu

Sabi I.

Austria

106 posts

Stark naked(original:Splitterfasernackt) by Lilly Lindner

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0 · January 18, 2013

#4
Karen Astrid

Karen A.

ILOILO CITY, PHILIPPINES,
Philippines

8 posts

Mine's

Diary of Anne Frank
Queenan Country and My Goodness by Joe Queenan
Medical Blunders by Robert Youngson & Ian Schcott

0 · January 19, 2013

#5
Laura G

Laura G.

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA,
Australia

52 posts

So many!! Are biographies included in this?

Biographies:
Wild Swans by Jung Chang
The Diving bell and the butterfly by Jean Dominque Bauby
A million little pieces James Frey
To the edge of the sky by Anhua Gao
Falling leaves by Adeline Yen Mah

Travel writing
Down under by Bill Bryson

Self help books:
Be your own life coach by Fiona Harrold

Health:
Skinny Bitch
Bad Science

Fitness:
Tracy Anderson's 30 day method by Tracy Anderson

Home organisation:
Cut the clutter

Factual:
Freakonomics
Super freakonomics
A new green history of the world
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking
Watching the english by kate Fox
The female eunuch by Germaine Greer
No logo by Naomi Klein

Love letters of great men

0 · January 19, 2014

#6
Melanie B.

Melanie B.

HOUSTON,
United States

408 posts

Lots of interesting picks, everybody! I will have to look into some of these!

0 · January 24, 2014

  

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