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"It circulated for five years, through the halls of fifteen publishers, and finally ended up with Vanguard Press, which as you can see is rather deep into the alphabet. "


— Patrick Dennis

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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

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