Although I tend to read more fiction – often to escape into another place and time, or just to meet new characters – nonfiction has an important place in my reading. Recently, in a conversation with a new friend, I realized I had been ignoring my balanced diet. His recommendation for J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy is now on my library wish list, along with a few nonfiction National Book Award winners.
Our conversation prompted me to look back on nonfiction I have read, and motivated me to update my nonfiction list. If you are looking for a little salt with the sweet in your reading diet, check it out:
What nonfiction books do you recommend?