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

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The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
Adventures in Opting Out: A Field Guide to Leading an Intentional Life
Little Audrey's Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn
Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City
Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art
Wake Up Grateful: The Transformative Practice of Taking Nothing for Granted
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Lincoln’s Lie: A True Civil War Caper Through Fake News, Wall Street, and the White House
Blood
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  • How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America by Kiese Laymon
    How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays
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  • Nine Days by Stephen Kendrick
    Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election

    Release date: Jan 12, 2021
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    Solving the People Problem: Essential Skills You Need to Lead and Succeed in Today's Workplace
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