Nonfiction Favorites

A periodically updated selection of our staff's favorite nonfiction books.

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures) By David Grann Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400078455
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone By Olivia Laing Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250118035
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Published: Picador - June 6th, 2017

Men We Reaped: A Memoir By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic By Sam Quinones Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620402528
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - April 5th, 2016

In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781644450031
Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey By Mark Dery Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316188548
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 6th, 2018

The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977351
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

The Gulag Archipelago [Volume 1]: An Experiment in Literary Investigation By Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780061253713
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 7th, 2007

The Year of Magical Thinking: National Book Award Winner (Vintage International) By Joan Didion Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400078431
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Published: Vintage - February 13th, 2007

The Songlines By Bruce Chatwin, Rory Stewart (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Bruce Chatwin, Rory Stewart (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142422571
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 26th, 2012

Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration By David Wojnarowicz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679732273
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 1991

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

Just Kids: A National Book Award Winner By Patti Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780060936228
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Published: Ecco - November 2nd, 2010

Heavy: An American Memoir By Kiese Laymon Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History By S. C. Gwynne Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416591061
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Published: Scribner - May 10th, 2011

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America By Jill Leovy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780385529990
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Published: One World - October 27th, 2015

1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus By Charles C. Mann Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781400032051
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays (Lambda Literary Award) By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

No Time To Spare: Thinking About What Matters By Ursula K. Le Guin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328507976
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 15th, 2019

The Library Book By Susan Orlean Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane By Gucci Mane, Neil Martinez-Belkin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501165344
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 4th, 2018

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made By Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476730400
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 7th, 2014

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
$16.99
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ISBN: 9781937512651
Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion By Jia Tolentino Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780525510567
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 14th, 2020