Reading Ideas/Lists

Modern Library--100 Best Non-Fiction

The Guardian--100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books

All-TIME 100 Non-Fiction Books

100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction

The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction

National Book Awards (this is a comprehensive list of all genres--non-fiction lists indicated by individual category headers) 

*There are a ton of non-fiction lists over at Goodreads HERE, but be aware that despite the site stipulating non-fiction only on the lists, some people do not heed the instructions so there may be some fiction mixed in on some of the lists.


Liz's (Too Busy Reading) Recommended Non-Fiction List

If you know of any other good non-fiction book lists, or if you have a list of personal non-fiction recommendations, please let me know in the comments. Also, browse the lists of other participants. I'm sure you can get some great ideas from there as well.

1 comment:

  1. Hey, thanks for putting this together. It means I don't have to think so hard.


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