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~ NARRATIVE NONFICTION~

"Narrative nonfiction is the new name for what used to be called the nonfiction novel, but it has evolved a bit from Capoteís In Cold Blood (1966), which was clearly structured like a novel, to any of a variety of nonfiction accounts that employ a storytelling style." (Booklist: September, 2003)

NONFICTION THAT READS LIKE FICTION
A sampling of what's available at Windsor Locks Public Library!

Biographies, Memoirs, & Diaries:

John Adams (B Adams)
Tuesdays with Morrie (B Albom)
King Peggy (B Bartels)
Avaís Man (B Bundrum)
Running With Scissors (B Burroughs)
Colors of the Mountain (B Chen)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (B Eggars)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (B Farmer)
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (B Franklin)
Donít Letís Go to the Dogs Tonight (B Fuller)
Galileoís Daughter (B Galilei)
Lobster Chronicles (B Greenlaw)
Liarís Club (B Karr)
Girl, Interrupted (B Kaysen)
Fifty Acres and a Poodle (B Laskas)
Angelaís Ashes (B McCourt)
Perfection: A Memoir of Betrayal and Renewal (B METZ)
A Beautiful Mind (B Nash)
Lost in America (B Nuland)
Hacker Cracker (B Nuware)
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (B Oufkir)
Tender at the Bone (B Reichl)
Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (B Ryan)
Riding the Bus with My Sister (B Simon)
Ambulance Girl (B Stern)

History, Science, & Technology:

Germs (358.38 MIL)
The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary (423 WIN)
The Professor and the Madman (423 WIN)
Fermatís Enigma (512.74 SIN)
Longitude (526.62 SOB)
Stiff: the Curious Life of Human Cadavers (611 ROA)
The Orchid Thief (635.9344 ORL)
Seabiscuit: An American Legend (798.4 HIL)
In Harmís Way (940.54 STA)
Charlie Wilsonís War (958.104 CRI)
The Bounty (996.1 ALE)
Letís Roll! (973.931 BEA)
Longitudes and Attitudes (973.931 FRI)
Once Upon a Town (978.2 GRE)

Social & Religious Issues:

Wide As the Waters (220.52 BOB)
Abraham (222.11 FEI)
Under the Banner of Heaven (289.3 KRA)
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (306.461 FAD)
Civil Action (346.7303 HAR)
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing (365.92 CON)
Fast Food Nation (394.1 SCH)
Longitudes and Attitudes (973.931 FRI)

Adventure & Survival:

Close to Shore (597.31 CAP)
Into Thin Air (796.522 KRA)
Into the Wild (917.98 KRA)
The Perfect Storm (974.45 JUN)

Travel & Sense of Place:

Blue Latitudes (910.92 HOR)
In the Heart of the Sea (910.9164 PHI)
A Walk in the Woods (917.404 BRY)
A Year in Provence (944.9208 MAY)
Toujours Provence (944.9208 MAY)
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (975.8 BER)
Postville (977.73 BLO)

True Crime:

Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (363.25 SIM)
In Cold Blood (364.1 CAP)
Cape May Court House (364.15 SCH)
Devil in the White City (364.1523 LAR)
Catch Me If You Can (364.16 ABA)
The Cuckooís Egg (364.168 STO)

Updated 5-24-2013

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