26 Very Important Nonfiction Books You Should Be Reading

    As recommended by you.

    1. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

    2. This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

    3. Yes Please by Amy Poehler

    4. Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson

    5. Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy by Gabriella Coleman

    6. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

    7. The Ugly Game by Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert

    8. The Last Act of Love by Cathy Rentzenbrink

    9. The Sex Myth by Rachel Hills

    10. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

    11. The Sisters Are Alright By Tamara Winfrey Harris

    12. What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas

    13. Severed by Frances Larson

    14. Blackout by Sarah Hepola

    15. Headscarves and Hymens by Mona Eltahawy

    16. Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? by Katrine Marçal

    17. Dirty Chick by Antonia Murphy

    18. Penelope Fitzgerald by Hermione Lee

    19. Spinster by Kate Bolick

    20. Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques

    21. Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, and 639 others

    22. Long Time No See by Hannah Lowe

    23. Scandals of Classic Hollywood by Anne Helen Petersen

    24. It's All in Your Head by Suzanne O'Sullivan

    25. On Immunity by Eula Biss

    26. The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

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