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Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read

Whether you're looking for a little inspiration or just a good laugh, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up some of the best nonfiction books to read in a lifetime, from tear-jerkers like When Breath Becomes Air to heartwarming advice from Cheryl Strayed to laugh-out-loud celebrity memoirs.
EDIT: The Marie Kondo one is supposed to be the original book, not the manga, but check it off if you've read either.
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1776 by David McCullough
1776 by David McCullough
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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth (Col. Chris Hadfield)
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth (Col. Chris Hadfield)
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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
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Autobiography of Malcolm X
Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Being Mortal
Being Mortal
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Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
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Bossypants (Tina Fey)
Bossypants (Tina Fey)
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Boy (Roald Dahl)
Boy (Roald Dahl)
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Daniel James Brown)
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Daniel James Brown)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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The Council of Dads (Bruce Feiler)
The Council of Dads (Bruce Feiler)
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Dead Wake (Erik Larson)
Dead Wake (Erik Larson)
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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
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Eat Pray Love
Eat Pray Love
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Educated (Tara Westover)
Educated (Tara Westover)
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukhe
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukhe
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The End of Your Life Book Club
The End of Your Life Book Club
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Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everythi
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everythi
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Furiously Happy (Jenny Lawson)
Furiously Happy (Jenny Lawson)
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Gender Outlaw (Kate Bornstein)
Gender Outlaw (Kate Bornstein)
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The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo (Amy Schumer)
The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo (Amy Schumer)
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The Girls of Atomic City (Denise Kiernan)
The Girls of Atomic City (Denise Kiernan)
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The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
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The Gratitude Diaries (Janice Kaplan)
The Gratitude Diaries (Janice Kaplan)
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Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
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Happiness for Beginners (Katherine Center)
Happiness for Beginners (Katherine Center)
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The Happiness Project
The Happiness Project
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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Hidden Figures (Shetterly)
Hidden Figures (Shetterly)
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Hillbilly Elegy (JD Vance)
Hillbilly Elegy (JD Vance)
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Hiroshima, John Hersey
Hiroshima, John Hersey
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How We Learn (Benedict Carey)
How We Learn (Benedict Carey)
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Hungry Heart (Jennifer Weiner)
Hungry Heart (Jennifer Weiner)
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the I
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the I
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I Can't Make This Up (Hart)
I Can't Make This Up (Hart)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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