#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.

First Volume of Barack Obama’s Presidential Memoir to Come This November

Former President Barack Obama's memoir A PROMISED LAND will be published on November 17, 2020.

5 Poetry Collections As History Lessons

These collections of poetry aren’t just transformative, but informative; one reader shares history lessons learned in collections like Don’t Let Me Be Lonely by Claudia Rankine.

8 Great Books for Parents of Children with ADHD

Are you a parent of a child with ADHD? These ADHD books for parents offer some great starting points for helping your kids thrive, including titles like ADHD Explained: What Every Parent Needs to Know by Nekeshia Hammond.

7 Unusual Career Books

Whether you're changing jobs or just in the market for an unusual career, these books will have you covered.

The Dark Side of Modeling: 10 Books From Behind The Runway

Take a journey into the complex and often dangerous world of fashion with these books about the dark side of modeling.

4 Life Writing Books Infused With Nature

If you’re in love with flora and fauna, check out these life writing books about nature like Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, where personal stories and the natural world meet.

Books For Dummies: A Key to Information

You may know them as the brunt of sitcom jokes, but the For Dummies books opened a door to a world of information.

10 Environmentalist Cookbooks and Guides for a More Sustainable Kitchen

Find the right ingredients for great meals and environmental awareness with these environmentalist cookbooks and guides, like La Vida Verde by Jocelyn Ramirez.

Environmentalist Heroes: 5 Biographies and Memoirs

Get inspired by these great nonfiction books about environmentalists who have advocated to preserve and protect the natural world, including titles like Unbowed by Wangari Maathi.

Asana and Beyond: 16 of the Best Yoga Books for Beginners

From the physical poses, to the philosophical practices, and to the history, these are 16 of the best yoga books for beginners, such as Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley.

The Fungal World: 8 Astounding Books About Mushrooms and Fungi That Will Blow Your Mind

Get to know all about mushrooms and fungi with these excellent books.

10 Lyrical Memoirs That Will Enchant You

These 10 lyrical memoirs will stay with you long after you finish reading them, like How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones.

5 Nonfiction Books About Humans Making Natural Disasters Worse

These books on weather-related disasters contain valuable lessons worth heeding as climate change brings bigger, deadlier weather events with every year.

What Does Marquise Bey Say? And Essential Readings for Black Trans Anarchism

A look at author and anarchist Marquis Bey, their thoughts on Black trans anarchism, and a list of essential reading recommended by Bey.

Mind, Body, Spirit: 10 Self-Help Books by Black Authors to Help Align Your Life

These self-help books by Black authors prioritize self-care, give advice, and help us make the journey to becoming our best selves easier, including The Art of Being by Danielle Allen.