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100 best nonfiction books of all time

The Guardian’s Robert McCrum compiled this list of the best 100 nonfiction books in the English language – moving backwards in time from 2017 to sign off with the 1661 King James Bible.

Best books of the year – The Guardian

The Guardian’s Best Books lists include both Fiction (adult, teen and children) and Nonfiction categories.

Goodreads Listopia

Lists galore, created by passionate readers for likeminded readers.

Library Journal best books of 2021

144 outstanding titles across 15 categories published in 2021

NPR’s Book Concierge

Mix and match filters and years to explore nearly 2,500 recommendations from America’s NPR (National Public Radio) staff and trusted critics.

New York Times Book Review

The New York Times Book Review's coverage of the best and notable books of the year.