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.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipes

Want to up your pineapple upside-down cake game? We tested recipes from four cookbooks to find out which version comes out on top.

Warm Fuzzies: 10 Feel-Good Nonfiction Books about Animals

A lot of nonfiction about animals focuses on the climate crisis, but these feel-good books about animals, like World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, remind you what we’re fighting for.

15 of the Best Egyptian Mythology Books

From graphic novels of Egyptian myths to stories about shabtis almost taking over a life, these are the best Egyptian mythology books, like A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark.

Nonfiction Now: 10 Books I’d Love to See Adapted Into Comics

Ever see a book and now it’d translate so well to another format? Here are a few nonfiction books that would be phenomenal as comics, like South to America by Imani Perry.

10 Books on Caring for Elderly Parents

Whether you’re looking for a practical guide, an empathetic friend, or something in between, here are 10 books on caring for elderly parents, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande.

20 Must-Read Memoirs of the Last Decade

Sink into a story of someone else's life with 20 must-read memoirs of the last decade, including a range of styles, voices, and settings.

National Parks: The Past, Present, and Future — and Books to Read About Them

In preparation for National Park Week, pick up some of these books about the ongoing legacy of America’s National Parks, including The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams.

New Nonfiction for Spring 2022

Whether you’re a fan of genre bending nonfiction or more traditional memoirs, you’re sure to find something interesting within this list, like Constructing a Nervous System by Margo Jefferson.

20 of the Best Adult Memoirs for Teens

Whether you’re looking for the best adult memoirs for teens or are a YA reader looking for great adult nonfiction, look no further. These titles, including Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School by Kendra James, will be right up your alley.

9 Nonfiction Books About Disability by People of Marginalized Genders

If you’re looking for your next great disability-related read, whether you like comics, memoirs, or theory, there’s something here for you!