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Sep 1, 2016

On today's episode, Jill is joined by newcomer Kristi as they discuss some of their favorite nonfiction titles. They dive into some fascinating conversations about travel, science and much more while also providing some helpful "introductory" titles for people looking to get into nonfiction books for the first time. All titles discussed can be sampled and borrowed by clicking on them in the list below.

Nonfiction Reads

 

Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon

 

This is Not My Life by Diane Schoemperlen

 

Dreamland by Sam Quinones

 

Cracking the Cube by Ian Scheffler

 

The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

 

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

 

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

 

At Home by Bill Bryson

 

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by The Countess of Carnarvon

 

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

 

Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

 

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

 

The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

 

The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

 

The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

 

Stiff by Mary Roach

 

Grunt by Mary Roach

 

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 by Amy Stewart and Tim Folger

 

The Cabaret of Plants by Richard Mabey

 

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! By Richard Feynman

 

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 

Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson

 

Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich

 

Pistols at Dawn by John Campbell

 

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We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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