Great Nonfiction for Fiction Lovers

Little Princes: One Man`s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grennan, Conor
Call Number:
362.76 G8272L 2011
Description:

A riveting story of Grennan's year in Nepal when he discovered that his young charges were victims rescued from human traffickers.

Open: An Autobiography
Artist/Author/Cast:
Agassi, Andre
Call Number:
796.342092 A2622o 2009
Description:

Agassi hated tennis--this is the biggest revelation in his very revealing autobiography.

Outliers: The Story of Success
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gladwell, Malcolm
Call Number:
302 G5438o 2008
Description:

A look at those who have been given opportunities, and who have had the presence of mind to seize them.

Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roach, Mary
Call Number:
571.0919 R6282p 2010
Description:

An exploration of the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can`t Stop Talking
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cain, Susan
Call Number:
155.232 C1358q 2012
Description:

This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
Call Number:
958.1 T9984d 2011
Description:

A moving story of Kamila Sidiqi who started a successful business to support her family during the Taliban regime.

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCullough, David
Call Number:
920.009213 M1335g 2011
Description:

A fascinating story of American artists and scientists and their life-changing experiences in 19th century Paris.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Artist/Author/Cast:
Skloot, Rebecca
Call Number:
92 Lacks 2010
Description:

The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grann, David
Call Number:
918.11046 G7592L 2009
Description:

A gripping account of the fate of English explorer, Percy Fawcett and his son in the Brazilian jungle in 1925.

The Monster of Florence
Artist/Author/Cast:
Preston, Douglas; Spezi, Mario (As told to)
Call Number:
363.1523 P9374m 2008
Description:

A remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide, with Preston and Spezi caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.

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