Episode 46
Best Nonfiction of the Decade

This week Alice and Kim take a trip down memory lane to talk about books that appeared on best of the decade lists.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder Journal, Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 Challenge, and Book Riot’s Tailored Book Recommendations.

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Follow Up

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

New Books

A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution by David Head

America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States by Erika Lee

Best Books of the Decade

Paste Magazine: The 25 Best Memoirs of the 2010s

LitHub: The 20 Best Works of Nonfiction of the Decade

Time: The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the 2010s

Entertainment Weekly: Here are EW’s top 10 nonfiction books of the decade

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Emperor of All Maladies by Sidhartha Mukherjee

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Dark Money by Jane Mayer

Reading Now

Guest House for Young Widows by Azadeh Moaveni 

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