Nonfiction

News on new nonfiction books and recommendations for the best nonfiction books, including historical books, biographies, nonfiction books for kids, and more, from Book Riot.

Get Smarter with these 25 Popular Science Books

These are the best popular science books of the last few years, from books covering forensics and whales to mental…

6 days ago

Full Meta Jacket: 10 Nonfiction Books about the Stories Behind Books

What's the truth behind LOLITA? What about behind GO ASK ALICE? These books, including Prairie Fires, take off the dust…

6 days ago

8 Human Migration Books to Broaden Your Horizons

Migrating peoples not only bring themselves, but also their culture and ideas. Learn more about this history in these books…

2 weeks ago

The Big List of 25+ of the Best Craft Books

Ready to get crafting?! From sewing to quilting, find the best craft books to fuel your next hobby or at-home…

2 weeks ago

Deja Brew: Even More Books About Coffee

Check out ten books about coffee to learn about the history, politics, and craft that go into your favorite brew.

2 weeks ago

How Do Visual Readers Read Nonfiction?

Please, indulge my anthropological curiosity about how the other readers live. What do visual readers "see" when reading dry nonfiction?

2 weeks ago

8 Books about Drugs, from Science to Politics

With recent political and science advances, it's time to dive in to nonfiction books about drugs, especially of the recreational…

3 weeks ago

Under the Sea: Books about Ocean Life for All Ages

These books about ocean life are deep, thought-provoking texts about our oceans, sea creatures, and humans' impact on marine ecosystems.

3 weeks ago

The Best Biographies of 2022

From celebrity bios to experimental memoirs, find the best biographies 2022 had to offer to add to your reading list!

4 weeks ago

The Shadow Knows: 8 Books About Shadow Work

These shadow work books explore how we can embrace our shadow self as well as our persona, which is the…

4 weeks ago