Staff Picks | Narrative Nonfiction

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The Devil in the White City / Erik Larson

The Devil in the White City

Born to Run / Christopher McDougall

Born to Run

The Wild Life of Our Bodies / Dr. Rob Dunn

The Wild Life of Our Bodies

Under the Banner of Heaven / Jon Krakauer

Under the Banner of Heaven

Undaunted Courage / Stephen E. Ambrose

Undaunted Courage

Unbroken / Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

Trapped Under the Sea / Neil Swidey

Trapped Under the Sea

Three Women / Lisa Taddeo

Three Women

There Are No Children Here / Alex Kotlowitz

There Are No Children Here

The Ten-Cent Plague / David Hajdu

The Ten-Cent Plague

Steak / Mark Schatzker

Steak

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down / Anne Fadiman

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace / Jeff Hobbs

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

She Said / Jodi Kantor,Megan Twohey

She Said

Shadow Divers / Robert Kurson

Shadow Divers

Sex on the Moon / Ben Mezrich

Sex on the Moon

Rin Tin Tin / Susan Orlean

Rin Tin Tin

Random Family / Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Random Family

Queen Isabella / Alison Weir

Queen Isabella

The Professor and the Madman / Simon Winchester

The Professor and the Madman

Priceless / Robert K. Wittman,John Shiffman

Priceless

Packing for Mars / Mary Roach

Packing for Mars

Outliers / Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers

102 Minutes / Jim Dwyer,Kevin Flynn

102 Minutes

The Monster of Florence / Douglas Preston

The Monster of Florence

Missoula / Jon Krakauer

Missoula

Manhunt / James L. Swanson

Manhunt

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart / Rob Dunn

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

The Lost German Slave Girl / John Bailey

The Lost German Slave Girl

The Lost City of Z / David Grann

The Lost City of Z

The Library Book / Susan Orlean

The Library Book

Killers of the Flower Moon / David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon

Isaac's Storm / Erik Larson

Isaac's Storm

In Cold Blood / Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

I'll Be Gone in the Dark / Michelle McNamara

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

The Hot Zone / Richard Preston

The Hot Zone

Hidden Figures: / Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures:

Frozen in Time / Mitchell Zuckoff

Frozen in Time

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt / Michael Lewis

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Five Days at Memorial / Sheri Fink

Five Days at Memorial

Evicted / Matthew Desmond

Evicted

Empty Mansions / Paul Clark Newell Jr,Bill Dedman

Empty Mansions

The Emperor of All Maladies / Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Emperor of All Maladies

A Deadly Wandering / Matt Richtel

A Deadly Wandering

The Boys in the Boat / Daniel James Brown

The Boys in the Boat

The Black Count / Tom Reiss

The Black Count

The Big Burn / Timothy Egan

The Big Burn

The Best Land Under Heaven / Michael Wallis

The Best Land Under Heaven