Books & More
"Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life."
— Mortimer Adler
Good Reads: Nonfiction
- Adventure Stories Nonfiction
Real life adventure stories for adventurous readers. Hand picked by your local librarian.
- Collective Biography: intertwined lives
Some of the most interesting books in the library don't fit neatly into any category. So-called collective biographies--books that illuminate more than one life--are scattered throughout the nonfiction collection, with the largest group perched between travel and history, in the 920s. Here's a list of some of these oft-overlooked treasures.
- Experiential Nonfiction
"What's it like to...?" Many of us ask that question; a few not only try it out, but tell the tale. Here's a selection of such true-life adventures.
- 2012 Noteworthy Nonfiction
- 2011 Noteworthy Nonfiction
2011 Noteworthy Nonfiction