Best Non-Fiction Books of 2018

We have aggregated the recommendations for non-fiction books from trusted experts that have been featured in prestigious publications such as The Guardian, NPR, Washington Post, and New York Times among others.
The non-fiction books featured in this section have a customer review rating of a minimum of 4 out of 5 stars. The ratings you see on our website are aggregated from different sources to enable you to purchase nothing but the best non-fiction books.
Non-fiction books provide their readers with facts and information and, unlike fiction books, they deal with true accounts and paint a real picture of the world. Non-fiction books give robust information and required knowledge that is essential to work in the real world.
The work of non-fiction writers is only based on facts and every event and character in the book is real. Non-fiction books are purely informative and corroborate with the factual details.
Non-fiction books teach the readers a lot by revealing various facts and situations. Apart from providing a diverse range of knowledge, non-fiction books also help you identify with the real-life people and situations and enable you to empathize with them.
Some of the best-selling non-fiction books included on our website are Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World, Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, among others.

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4.6 Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI


“David Grann’s retelling of the systemic murder of the Osage tribe of Oklahoma—wealthy for their oil holdings, and wanted dead for the same— is a shameful story of the past that feels all too relevant still.”

Featured in Time’s Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of 2017.

4.6 What Happened

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton


“Clinton offers one answer to the question that rang collectively from more than half the country on Nov. 9, 2016. The writing is frank, reflective and a piece of modern history.”

Featured in Time’s Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of 2017.

4.6 Ali A Life

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig

Washington Post

“Eig’s comprehensive biography reflects the charm and the rage, the grace and the greed, the pride and the ego of Muhammad Ali.”

Featured in Washington Post’s 50 Notable Non-Fiction Books of 2017.

4.6 Blood of Emmett Till

The Blood of Emmett Till

LA Times

“Duke professor Tyson describes the 1955 death of 14-year-old Emmett Till at the hands of white Southerners, the bias involved in their trial and how these events set the modern civil rights movement into motion.”

Featured in LA Times’ Best Non-Fiction Books of 2017.

4.3 Hunger Roxanne Gay

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxanne Gay

LA Times

“In this moving memoir, Gay explores her personal relationships, her relationship with food and how it changed after a sexual assault that she kept secret.”

Featured in LA Times’ Best Non-Fiction Books of 2017.

4.4 American Fire

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land


“Monica Hesse’s book reads like a great article you never want to end. The Washington Post feature writer has turned a one-off assignment in rural Accomack County, Va., into a stunning read.”

Featured in NPR’s Book Concierge Great Reads of 2017.