55 Nonfiction Books to Read in a Lifetime

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The Zookeeper's Wife (2007) de Diane Ackermann
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson (1997) de Mitch Albom
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) de Maya Angelou
Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying "Yes" to Living (2017) de Tim Bauerschmidt
The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust (1999) de Edith Hahn Beer
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (2013) de Daniel James Brown
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (2014) de Peter C. Brown
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (1998) de Bill Bryson
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens (2014) de Benedict Carey
Happiness for Beginners (2015) de Katherine Center
Between the World and Me (2015) de Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Year of Magical Thinking (2005) de Joan Didion
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (2012) de Charles Duhigg
The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me (2010) de Bruce Feiler
O Diário De Anne Frank (1947) de Anne Frank
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (2014) de Atul Gawande
Eat, Pray, Love (2006) de Elizabeth Gilbert
I Can't Make This Up (2017) de Kevin Hart
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010) de Laura Hillenbrand
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League (2014) de Jeff Hobbs
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars (2016) de Nathalia Holt
When Breath Becomes Air (2016) de Paul Kalanithi
The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life (2015) de Janice Kaplan
Scrappy Little Nobody (2016) de Anna Kendrick
My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can't Ask Martha (2014) de Jolie Kerr
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II (2013) de Denise Kiernan
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (2011) de Marie Kondo
Into the Wild (1996) de Jon Krakauer
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania (2015) de Erik Larson
Furiously Happy (2015) de Jenny Lawson
Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto (2016) de Tilar J. Mazzeo
Live Fast Die Hot (2016) de Jenny Mollen
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer (2010) de Siddhartha Mukherjee
Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destruc tive Behavior (2014) de Richard O'Connor
A lição final (2008) de Randy Pausch
Yes Please (2014) de Amy Poehler
It's Okay to Laugh (Crying Is Cool Too) (2016) de Nora McInerny Purmort
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person (2015) de Shonda Rhimes
Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination (2015) de J. K. Rowling
The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun (2009) de Gretchen Rubin
Gratitude (2015) de Oliver Sacks
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy (2017) de Sheryl Sandberg
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo (2016) de Amy Schumer
The End of Your Life Book Club (2012) de Will Schwalbe
I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool (2017) de Lisa Scottoline
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (2016) de Margot Lee Shetterly
This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare (2017) de Gabourey Sidibe
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010) de Rebecca Skloot
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar (2012) de Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (2012) de Cheryl Strayed
The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 (1946) de Władysław Szpilman
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (2016) de J. D. Vance
The Glass Castle: A Memoir (2005) de Jeannette Walls
Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing (2016) de Jennifer Weiner
Night (1956) de Elie Wiesel


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