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50 Essential Non-Fiction Books

Finally, a list non-fiction books you might actually read (if you haven't already). This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade.

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  1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  2. A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly
  3. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  4. My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
  5. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
  6. A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre

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