We’re already half way through the month (holy crap…) but it’s never too late for a list of must-reads!
Nonfiction can be challenge for some – flashbacks of school texts and essays just a few of the deterrents out there. But done right, there’s an incredible wealth of knowledge, perspective and insight just waiting to be mined from their pages. It’s a genre that most people have to be in the mood for (me included). Rarely about the lovely soft moments of life, a lot of the most memorable nonfiction has a tendency to hit hard with just the right drizzle of awe to inspire humanity to get their acts together. So it makes sense that they pile up on TBR shelves waiting for their moment to shine.
That said, we’ll always be in a time where knowledge and information is the most invaluable tool to our futures. The world is shifting in so many ways that it can be daunting and down-right terrifying right now, but that doesn’t mean anything is hopeless.
I’m a strong believer in the power of words and their ability to impact change, so here are a few of my favourite nonfiction pieces that have left their mark on me:
10. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
First of it's kind and incredibly well written, In Cold Blood is a chilling glimpse into the psyche of a killer.
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9. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson