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"In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to lead; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. "
— S.I. Hayakawa
Good Reads: Nonfiction
- 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
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