BEST Of 2016: TOP 5 Non Fiction

 

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Time for the final part of my best of 2016 series! I managed to read more non fiction stories than ever last year, so I thought it deserved its own top 5 list. These are all without doubt very interesting reads!


5. We’re All Mad Here (4 stars) by Claire Eastham

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4. Furiously Happy (4 stars) by Jenny Lawson

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3. When Breath Becomes Air (4,5 stars) by Paul Kalanithi

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2. Stealing Like An Artist (5 stars) by Austin Kleon

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1. The Honor Was Mine (5 stars) by Elizabeth Heaney

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Have you read any of these titles yourself? What were your favorite non fiction reads of 2016? Feel free to comment! 🙂

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17 thoughts on “BEST Of 2016: TOP 5 Non Fiction

    • If I remember correctly, I made it to 13! Non fiction reads last year, which is more than I ever imagined. Most were memoirs and quite fun and/or impressive reads.

  1. I’ve never read any of these! Some of my favorite non-fiction that I read in 2017 is Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, Not Just Jane by Shelley DeWees, and The Truth About Style by Stacy London.

  2. I won a copy of When Breath Becomes Air and the excitement is too much – heard SO MANY great things about it! I barely read any non-fiction usually so this is a great post to use to plan future reads 🙂

  3. I read a few memoirs in 2106, Jeanette Winterson’s Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal? was excellent and made my Top Non Fiction Reads as did Jeremy Pavron’s A Woman on the Edge of Time and Brother I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat (Haiti).

    • Hahaha I remember laughing out loud quite a few times while reading Furiously Happy as well…Definitely not a book to read in public without getting strange looks. 😉

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