Dec 15, 2014 the best nonfiction books of 2014 dear readers, its that time of year when we reflect upon the past twelve months and look for titles that rose to the top. The new york times nonfiction best sellers of 2014 wikipedia. Award winners alex, edwards, morris, nonfiction, odyssey, printz 2014 top ten amazing audiobooks. The book is an extraordinary and humane account that will keep you turning pages late into the night. Dec 08, 2015 nprs book concierge our guide to 2015s great reads.
Reading is more popular than ever, and whether your preferred medium is a good oldfashioned. Evan osnos accepts the 2014 national book award in nonfiction for age of ambition. Read my summary of this book the best nonfiction books by category. Adventures, with family, in the kitchens of lyon, looking for the origins of french cooking, bill buford, drink what you want. The 19 best nonfiction books of 2014 these are the essay collections, memoirs, and nonfiction reads that we absolutely loved in 2014.
Nov 18, 2019 the 50 best nonfiction books of the past 25 years slates books team selects the definitive works of reporting, memoir, and argument of the past quartercentury. Louise gluck accepts the 2014 national book award in poetry for faithful and virtuous night. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2014s great reads. Daums natural wit and razoredged insights make even the squirmiest. Marina keegans star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from yale in may 2012. The top 20 best books of the 2000s by paste magazine. Pages in category 2014 nonfiction books the following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 306 total. Jens schott knudsenflickr goodreads rounded up the best nonfiction books 2014 had to offer to compile the list, goodreads editors nominated.
The true story of apes in america, loren coleman presents series from cosimo books, and other books. The years 10 best transgender nonfiction books trans nonfiction writing has had a banner year, exploring love, sexuality, and family in deep and refreshing ways. Dec 31, 2017 the 100 best nonfiction books of all time. The book is an extraordinary and humane account that will. Kirkus editors have sifted through all of this years books to tell you which rise to the top. The true story of an american outlaw, charles leerhsen, dirt. Marina keegans posthumous collection of awardwinning essays and stories sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth o, the oprah magazine. New york times notable nonfiction of 2014, new york times best. Jan 14, 2014 6 top nonfiction books for your 2014 reading list more new books by former defense secretary robert gates and about former secretary of state hillary clinton have already gotten the waters. Paperback nonfiction, week of may 1, 2014 comedian jim gaffigans dad is fat describes the challenge of raising five kids in a manhattan apartment. Sign up now to receive our weekly enewsletter with more great book. The bestselling books of 2014 so far publishers weekly. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr book critic alan cheuse produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. Robert mccrums top 10 books of the twentieth century.
In recent years, political memoirsan increasingly popular subgenre in 2014seem to have taken a forwardlooking turn, more geared toward ensuring a career than reflecting on it. Best nonfiction books for kids some kids prefer true stories history, biography, memoir, science to madeup ones. She had a play that was to be produced at the new york fringe festival an. Top 10 books of the year, graphic novels and audio books view photos book world critics pick the best reads of 2014 in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and audio books. Rainbow rowell goodreads author georgie mccool knows her marriage is in trouble. No 1 the sixth extinction by elizabeth kolbert 2014 29 january 2016 the guardian books podcast what makes a book great.
The third and final book in his shoah trilogy, the wall, a towering meditation on the self and spirit, follows a survivor of the holocaust. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2014 s great reads. Many of the best nonfiction books of the decade tap into the lives of individuals to speak to universal human experiences those of grief and recovery, hubris and failure. Book world critics pick the best reads of 2014 in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and audio books. I hope my book, another mans war, will shatter some of the prejudices around. In our annual series of yearend lists, time surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad. The instant new york times bestseller and publishing phenomenon. Top firefighting books 54 must read books for firefighters october 21, 2014 6 comments i have compiled a list of must read books as told to me by my readers. The best nonfiction books of 2014 business insider.
The 50 best nonfiction books of the last 100 years book riot. Marina keegans posthumous collection of awardwinning essays and stories sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth o, the. A memoir of a family and culture in crisis, our pick for the best nonfiction book of the year. The third and final book in his shoah trilogy, the wall, a towering meditation on the self and spirit, follows a survivor of the holocaust living in london, where he has ceased to exist, called it quits. The alltime 50 best bigfoot books 1961 2014 by loren coleman, cryptozoologist and author, mysterious america, cryptozoology a to z, bigfoot. Freshman senator warrens book stays humbly rooted in her past, offering a frank and lively account of how she became the banking and finance industrys.
Jacqueline woodson accepts the 2014 national book award in young peoples literature for brown girl dreaming. The top one or two books in each category are listed at the beginning of each page. The 10 best nonfiction books of the 2010s decade time. This curated list covers the gamut of nonfiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the. In addition to the top 10 nonfiction books listed above, i have put together more specific book recommendations by category. The top nonfiction book was marina keegans opposite of loneliness cnn the book critics have named their best books of 2014. In this list i narrowed down the topic a bit by focusing on books within the last 100 years or so, including some very contemporary ones, and i kept just a few genres. Caption the best reads in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and audio books. Top 10 books of the year, graphic novels and audio books. This years nonfiction book winners cover everything from how our brains work to the history of video games. Dec 03, 2014 nprs book concierge our guide to 2014s great reads. Jul 12, 2017 the best nonfiction books of 2014 believable the cias love affair with dr. The best nonfiction books of 2014 believable the cias love affair with dr. The best nonfiction books of 2014 dear readers, its that time of year when we reflect upon the past twelve months and look for titles that rose to the top.
These are the essay collections, memoirs, and nonfiction reads that we absolutely loved in 2014. Zhivago, a female thoreaus fight to save sea turtles, the parthenons secrets, and a history of the officeit. For kids whod rather read about how to code, space exploration, the layers of rock and vegetation in the grand canyon, or the achievements of alexander hamilton than pick up a novel, weve got a great list of titles to check. The selfhelp and graphic novels categories had the fastest growth in print book sales among adult segments in 2014, and childrens books saw a big boost thanks to divergent and frozen.
National book awards 2014 national book foundation. The top 50 fiction books for 2014 the washington post. Amazons most sold charts rank books according to the number of copies sold and preordered through, amazon books stores, and books read through digital subscription. This is a list of adult nonfiction books that topped the new york times nonfiction best seller list in 2014, in the hardcover nonfiction category.1674 1078 1662 1412 519 194 1658 511 1512 92 75 1398 1444 1668 1629 239 1450 959 454 696 696 108 1363 631 8 295 1269 1036 658 800 1205