LitBridge Favorite Nonfiction Book List

The team members of LitBridge have all compiled their favorite nonfiction books. Please check out some of our personal suggestions for nonfiction books that you should read. LitBridge is always adding more to this list so always check back for more. If you think we should include a nonfiction book, then let us know. We are always happy to check out a new nonfiction book for consideration to our list of favorite books.

Nonfiction Books 

1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

2. Terrain of Loss: Afghan Exiles in Their Own Land by Andrea Camuto

3. Columbine by David Cullen

4. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

5. The Life of an American Slave by Fredrick Douglass

6. One More Theory About Happiness: A Memoir by Paul Guest

7. Confessions of a Plagiarist: And Other Tales from School by Kevin Kopelson

8. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

9. Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures by Mary Ruefle

10. Notes from Disappearing Lake: The River Journals of Robert Sund by Robert Sund

11. My Life with Pablo Neruda by Matilde Urrutia

12. This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff

13. The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction by Dean Young