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Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action, Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East, In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War, Private View: The Lively World of British Art, A Free House! For the past two years, we've turned to Elizabeth Taylor, chair of the judging panel for the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) prize for biography, to talk us through the books written over the past year that the judges viewed as outstanding, chosen for their shortlist for the best of the year. published 2012, avg rating 4.28 — Condition varies but all are readable. Current Events & Social Issues Graphic Novels & Comics Teens & Young Adult Children's. 443,506 ratings — 438,146 ratings — “what he gives you is a complete picture. Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings 2020. Memoir 2. 87,264 ratings — published 2015, avg rating 4.13 — published 1999, avg rating 3.69 — 67,788 ratings — 101,420 ratings — published 2011, avg rating 3.84 — Martin Kemp, Emeritus Professor in Art History at Oxford and the author of the recently published Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting, helps us identify the non-mythical Leonardo. 98,172 ratings — Alexander the Great never lost a battle and established an empire that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Indian subcontinent. published 2001, avg rating 4.12 — Shop Children's Nonfiction Biography Autobiography books at … published 2017, avg rating 3.95 — Current Bid. But as well as being an inspiring leader, Gandhi was also a human being. published 2018, avg rating 4.16 — Simon Heffer, journalist, historian and friend of Margaret Thatcher, recommends the best books to read to gain an understanding of the United Kingdom’s first female prime minister—and explains why she was the most influential British leader of the modern era. Also read TIME’s lists of the 10 best fiction books of 2020, the 100 must-read books of the year and the 10 best video games of the year . Refresh and try again. 2,839,377 ratings — The Woman Warrior is such a unique addition to the historical nonfiction and memoir genres. Bestseller lists teem with 800-page biographies of the founders, but these tomes are not for everyone. Paperback $13.99 $ 13. He is an Aston Martin DB6 kind of writer, who is very English, very stately.”, "Great biographies are more than a chronicle of a life; rather, they resonate deeply with and evoke the drama of the time"—Elizabeth Taylor. 16,993 ratings — Error rating book. “You get a sense of her independence of mind. Hitler has a reputation as the incarnation of evil. 76,487 ratings — He speaks with us about the best books for understanding the life and work of this renowned painter, and the very particular collaboration that led to this magisterial account of one of the finest painters of the last century. 69,819 ratings — Here, Five Books contributing editor Benedict King chooses five of the best books to help you get to grips with the real Thomas Cromwell and the political and religious environment in which he operated. So instead of trying to reinvent yourself, why not read some nonfiction books to help yourself be the smartest, most interesting, well- Night book. Here, Hugh Bowden, professor of ancient history at King’s College London, chooses five books to help you understand the controversies, the man behind the legends, and why the legends have taken the forms they have. Title and Author/Editor: Lydia Pinkham Is Her Name by Jean Burton (Farrar, ... Ohio History and Governing Books, Mid 19th Century - Mid 20th Century. Discover new childrens books on topics ranging from childrens autobiography books, childrens nonfiction books, and childrens biography books at QuartoKnows.com. True Crime/Investigative 7. 78,028 ratings — Biography is booming, says the longtime book critic and biographer Elizabeth Taylor. 18 nonfiction history books. 254,675 ratings — 94,683 ratings — 234,443 ratings — George Frideric Handel was born near Leipzig, became established in Italy, and ended life as England’s national treasure. Nonfiction Biography Picture Books Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov Fascinating and important history meet gifted storytelling in this new picture book biography about Louis Braille. Race: A History Beyond Black and White. The inner life is a mystery but the best biographies expose the hidden kernel of a person, says literary biographer and academic, Lyndall Gordon. 321,550 ratings — published 1995, avg rating 4.14 — published 2016, avg rating 4.38 — published 2010, avg rating 4.20 — 995,507 ratings — The past may be a foreign country, but the world portrayed in the art of the Dutch Masters is not so very far from our own, says Adam Eaker of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. History, Biography and Nonfiction Bibliography Aronson, Marc. Here, historian Richard Toye chooses the best books to help you understand the man behind the myths and Churchill’s own role in making those myths. Andrew Gant—author of a new book on Handel’s most famous composition—selects the five best texts for gaining an understanding of Handel’s life and work, and explains why opera divas were the premiership footballers of the Baroque period. published 2010, avg rating 4.46 — Gandhi's peaceful resistance to British rule changed India and inspired freedom movements around the globe. published 2016, avg rating 4.04 — 871,615 ratings — Popular Content. published 2000, avg rating 4.14 — Best Nonfiction Books for Kids Some kids prefer true stories -- history, biography, memoir, science -- to made-up ones. published 2015, avg rating 4.12 — To get you to the right place, we've divided up our book recommendations and interviews into a number of sections, including: The best historical biographies He isn’t one of these people who try to make their books into vehicles for titillation, and the fact is that most lives don’t deserve that, even if serialisation demands it. published 2006, avg rating 3.92 — published 2009, The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback), The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover), Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood (Hardcover), Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption (Hardcover), I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (Hardcover), I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1), Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman (Hardcover), The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women (Hardcover), Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between), Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (Hardcover), The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback), The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Paperback), The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary (Paperback), Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Hardcover), Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Paperback), The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Paperback), Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover), Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (Hardcover), Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune (Hardcover), Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Mass Market Paperback), Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Paperback), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Paperback), The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Hardcover), Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter (Hardcover), The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World (Hardcover), The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra (Hardcover), Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback), Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened (Paperback), Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback). But, as British historian Michael Burleigh points out in selecting the best books on the German dictator, Hitler was a bizarre and strangely empty character who never did a proper day’s work in his life, as well as a raving fantasist on to whom Germans were able to project their longings. Here, the best nonfiction books of 2020. We ask experts to recommend the five best books in their subject and explain their selection in an interview. Read 51 464 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 4.4 out of 5 stars 126. published 2014, avg rating 3.90 — The historian and author chooses five books on de Gaulle and the Resistance. 138,061 ratings — 97,592 ratings — : Or, The Artist as Craftsman, Memoirs of the Life of John Constable: Composed Chiefly of His Letters, Nollekens and his Times: Comprehending A Life Of That Celebrated Sculptor, And Memoirs Of Several Contemporary Artists, With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the 1809 Campaign, With Napoleon in Russia: Memoirs of General de Caulaincourt, Duke of Vicenza, The Wagner Compendium: A Guide to Wagner's Life and Music, Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume One: Not For Turning, Not for Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher, Charles de Gaulle and the French Resistance, Bad Faith: A History of Family and Fatherland, Charles Jennens: The Man Behind Handel's Messiah, A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period, The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, Dr Johnson and Mr Savage - a biographical mystery, The Memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, Leonardo da Vinci: i documenti e le testimonianze contemporanee, Leadership (from Ancient Greece and Rome), The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives, Beethoven: Impressions by his Contemporaries, Beethoven for a Later Age: The Journey of a String Quartet, The Moment of Self-Portraiture in German Renaissance Art, The Self-Aware Image: An Insight Into Early Modern Meta-Painting, Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy, The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age, Rembrandt's Enterprise: The Studio and the Market, Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel, The Best Thomas Cromwell Books: Editors’ Picks, The Tudor Constitution: Documents and Commentary, High School Teachers Recommend Books by Subject, five that she feels push the boundaries of the genre. This site has an archive of more than one thousand interviews, or five thousand book recommendations. published 2014, avg rating 4.05 — Samuel Johnson, author of the 1755 A Dictionary of the English Language, was not a hard-hearted Tory caricature, but a champion of the poor and enslaved, according to Margaret Thatcher’s Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Peter Lilley. When you want to find out more about a historical or political figure, a biography is a great place to start. Free Shipping by Amazon ... Life of Stephen Curry - one of the best basketball shooters in history. published 2013, avg rating 4.20 — published 2009, avg rating 3.79 — We live in an age obsessed with self-image. 183,082 ratings — Of course not! Here she highlights the five fantastic books shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle 2019 biography award, and how historical lives provide insight into contemporary culture. Nonfiction or non-fiction is any document or content that purports in good faith to represent truth and accuracy regarding information, events, or people. He talks us through the Kennedy generations. 627,094 ratings — How do you find the perfect subject for a biography? published 1947, avg rating 4.46 — Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Ephemera Nonfiction. Every generation has its own Leonardo, and for many he remains a man of mystery. She picks five books that push the boundaries of the genre. Though ferociously private, Lucian Freud spoke about painting, the art world and his life and loves to his confidante and frequent collaborator, William Feaver, on the phone most weeks for many years. published 1965, avg rating 4.14 — published 2012, avg rating 4.32 — The lives of scientists The lives of the philosophers During November, you will notice one nonfiction focused post each week: Weekly Topics: My Year in Nonfiction 2020. $30. ISBN 978-0-689-86554-1 Summary Aronson connects historical people, their philosophies and writings and events as an evolution of racial prejudice in Western culture. No matter your interests, you’ll be able to find a subject that fits your taste. She does her own thing”. Includes all books pictured plus more. Robert McCrum. Here are the best biographies of 2020, according to the NBCC judges (and, in case you missed it, here's their 2019 shortlist). Richard Wagner’s works are as immense as they are influential: the four-part, 15-hour saga Der Ring des Nibelungen is the most analysed opera of all time. Cultural Criticism/Responses 5. published 2011, avg rating 4.36 — published 2010, avg rating 4.08 — Becoming book. published 2005, avg rating 3.92 — But here he selects the best five books that tackle the life of the Bard. Great deals on Biography History Nonfiction Books. 256,644 ratings — Get it as soon as Sat, Dec 5. 636,244 ratings — For some he was the heroic champion of liberty, saviour of the free world; for others a callous imperialist with a doleful legacy. 98,833 ratings — Five Books participates in the Amazon Associate program and earns money from qualifying purchases. published 1969, avg rating 3.91 — published 2001, avg rating 4.05 — The best books on literary figures (like the best books on Shakespeare’s life, recommended by James Shapiro of Columbia University) “Pick a real bitch, or real bastard, and make sure they’re dead,” a famous biographer once told Elizabeth Taylor. 45,761 ratings — published 2013, avg rating 4.25 — 422,611 ratings — Books Lists best books Share Tweet Submit Pin From powerful memoirs to historical biographies to eclectic essay collections, 2020 boasts fascinating nonfiction releases … Religious 10. published 1791, avg rating 3.83 — Read 29 583 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Discover Books . Biography 4. Ramachandra Guha, author of a new two-part biography of Gandhi, introduces us to books that give a fuller picture of the man who came to be known as 'Mahatma' Gandhi. 988,815 ratings — Just like fiction, nonfiction, too, has a lot of different genres to choose from.Examples of popular nonfiction genres: 1. published 1996, avg rating 4.14 — The Mirror and the Light—the final instalment of Hilary Mantel’s epic trilogy covering the life of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s chief minister and architect of the English Reformation—was published to great acclaim this month. Jeffrey Beneker, Professor of Classics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks us through what ancient biographies reveal about how to be a leader. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month 1-24 of over 70,000 results for "historical nonfiction" Skip to main search results It’s their frailty that makes politicians such interesting characters, says Tony Blair’s biographer Anthony Seldon. And so it’s unsurprising that this book is now considered a classic. published 2016, avg rating 4.36 — In this list I narrowed down the topic a bit by focusing on books within the last 100 years or so, including some very contemporary ones, and I kept just a few genres: biography, memoir, history, social sciences, culture, science, and nature. Artists' lives. He says the British tried to veto de Gaulle’s famous 1940 speech from London calling on the French to stand up to German occupation, University College London professor Helen Hackett selects five books on the Virgin Queen, including one by the monarch herself. History/Law/Political 6. published 2016, avg rating 3.99 — And yet, Wagner was arrogant and virulently anti-semitic. Autobiography 3. Scientific 9. How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor: A Smart, Irreverent Guide to Biography, History, Journalism, Blogs, and Everything in Between Thomas C. Foster. Was he a military genius? 901,228 ratings — Feaver’s transcript forms the core of his definitive two-volume biography. 1-16 of over 20,000 results for "Inspiring Nonfiction Biography Books" Skip to main search results Eligible for Free Shipping. Opera critic Michael Tanner recommends the best books on Wagner. 931,410 ratings — published 1991, avg rating 4.16 — Writing a traditional biography of Shakespeare is impossible, says Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro. 422,843 ratings — Here, the eminent scholar M M McCabe recommends the best books to read to understand Socrates and engage with the eternal question: How best to live? published 2016, avg rating 4.24 — 213,679 ratings — In this feminist memoir, Maxine Hong Kingston mixes mythology and personal stories to examine her life and her identity as a Chinese American woman. Nonfiction Books Including Lydia Pinkham Biography and World History. Winston Churchill’s role as a global statesman remains immensely controversial. You are left with a very clear image of the humanity of Harold Macmillan and I think that he is a very underrated writer because his books don’t come up with saucy and spicy new details. Good nonfiction books about history: Big History A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves by Walter Alvarez – The unlikely story of life on Earth The Invention of Yesterday: A 50,000-Year History of Human Culture, Conflict, and Connection by Tamim Ansary— Understanding human history as an extraterrestrial might view it 99. And was he really that short? published 1979, avg rating 4.01 — Can we separate the musical genius from the man? Discover popular nonfiction books with interesting stories to tell. 789,336 ratings — What might Leonardo be doing were he alive today, in our own digital age? Hugo Vickers talks about what makes a good royal biography, and how he helped Helena Bonham Carter prepare for her film role as the Queen Mother. Music critic and novelist Jessica Duchen talks us through the best books about the German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven. 2007. 149,156 ratings — Nonfiction: Memoir/Biography #NonficNov. I’ve never been particularly drawn to narrative nonfiction, popular history or biography. Popular Content. Few people have had their ideas reinvented as many times as the German intellectual and political activist, Karl Marx. 550,927 ratings — published 2015, avg rating 3.84 — But I’ve given it a try. Biography British Literature European Literature Historical History Media Tie In Nonfiction Politics Tv The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle, and the Years That Defined Elizabeth II (1956-1977) Find a huge variety of new & used Children's Nonfiction Biography Autobiography books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. History is fascinating, but some history books are boring. He was a much misunderstood man and one of the greatest composers who ever lived. The classical Greek philosopher is credited with laying the foundation of Western philosophy – without ever having written a word. published 2017, avg rating 3.92 — Children's Fiction Mystery & Thriller Teen Science Fiction & Fantasy Nonfiction Romance Biography & Memoir. 33,148 ratings — 436,019 ratings — 103,147 ratings — 22,230 ratings — 229,658 ratings — The former British foreign secretary, Douglas Hurd, recommends five highly readable political biographies, looking at the lives of some of Britain’s best-known prime ministers of the last 150 years. 73,686 ratings — Here, Gopnik discusses five key books that offer crucial insight into Warhol the man. This article is more than 4 years old. Science Fiction & Fantasy Nonfiction Biography & Memoir History. published 2004, avg rating 4.34 — From the earliest times, historians have argued about the nature of his achievements and what his failings were, both as a man and as a political leader. Lives of the classical composers published 1956, avg rating 4.12 — Justine Picardie, editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK and author of Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life, chooses her favourite fashion biographies, and considers whether fashion and art are inextricably linked. Science Fiction & Fantasy Nonfiction Biography & Memoir History. Technology has made the ‘selfie’ a ubiquitous form of social currency. Fast & Free shipping on many items! The Best of Biography: the 2020 NBCC Shortlist, Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century, The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, L.E.L. The best nonfiction books add up to a biography of our culture. 81,283 ratings — Browse Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography eBooks to read online or download in EPUB or PDF format on your mobile device and PC. 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