#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.

Read Harder: A Book That Demystifies a Common Mental Illness

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book that demystifies a common mental illness.

12 Best Machine Learning Books For Beginners

If you’re looking to pick up a useful skill or expand your tech prowess, the best machine learning books for beginners can get you started, including Machine Learning For Absolute Beginners: A Plain English Introduction by Oliver Theobald.

Learn Your Historia With These 20 Mexican History Books

Find the best Mexican history books, with titles for children and adults, to explore the rich history of this country, including The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel León-Portilla, Translated by Lysander Kemp.

9 Graphic Memoirs and True Stories by Women

Explore the myriad powerful stories through visual storytelling and these graphic memoirs and true stories by women, including The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui.

Read Harder: A Book By or About a Non-Western Leader

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book by/about a non-Western world leader.

Read Harder: An Own Voices Book About Disability

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an own voices book about disability.

10 Nonfiction Books on Friendship for Adults

From mini-biographies of historical friendships to how-to guides based on ancient philosophy, here are some nonfiction books about friendship.

Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

Looking for a memoir by a Latinx author for the Read Harder challenge? This is a list of recommendations to get you started!

In Defense of Cookbooks: Yeet the Internet

Why do I stand in defense of cookbooks? Why do I prefer them to Tasty or Food Network? Let me count the ways.

These Are The 30 Best Body Positive Books You Can Read

These are 30 of the best body positive books you can read right now to expand your knowledge of your body -- as well as the bodies populating this world.

15 Weed Books That Illuminate, Demystify, and Celebrate Cannabis

Prepare for the inevitable future when marijuana is king with the best weed books that illuminate, demystify, and celebrate cannabis culture.

14 of the Best Books About Unions, Organizing, and American Labor

Get some education on unions, labor, and organizing with nonfiction reads, including Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes.

Read Harder: A Work of Investigative Nonfiction by an Author of Color

For Read Harder, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a work of investigative nonfiction by an author of color.

Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a a food memoir by an author of color.

The Best Positive Thinking Books of 2020

The best positive thinking books can help you keep going no matter what difficulties you’re facing. Find our favorites here, including Here For It: Or How To Save Your Soul In America by R. Eric Thomas.