Cookery books. Memoirs. Text books. True crime. Investigative journalism. Biographies. Manuals. Reference books. Travel guides. Magazine articles. Book reviews. Self-help books. Atlases. Encyclopaedia. Blog posts. What do all these things have in common?
They are all forms of non-fiction.
Now, as you’ll all know by now, I love reading. But as you’ll also have noticed, I read almost exclusively novels, despite having many many works of non-fiction on my bookshelves. It seems from my twitter/blogging chats that a lot of you are in the same boat – we want to read all of the factual stuff that fascinates it, but just never get round to it.
So over the course of November 2013, a few blogging friends and I spent 30 days celebrating works of non-fiction. And (just because I thought all these posts were so great) I decided to dedicate a page to them… which is great news if you’re joining us after the fact!
I hope you’ll consider checking out one or two of these posts, because they’re all definitely worth a read:
And it would seem that we weren’t the only ones enjoying a bit of non-fiction over the past month… I’ve also ferreted out a few more posts for your enjoyment:
Why is Anjelica Huston’s Biography so Unsatisfying? (even though I’m slightly hoping it’s not true),
Review: Books, Read it and Die on one of my favourite book blogs of all time,
Review: My Life by David Jason from a #BEDM friend of mine,
Enjoy! Now… back to the novels!