Similar to our list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, this list of 50 non-fiction books contains recommendations 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.
Essential non-fiction books
A first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history, an unforgettable account of Rwanda's genocide.
Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of color.
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"Corpse." It's not the sweetest word in the dictionary but it is very functional. The word describes quite clearly that the living thing is no more. A human being is no longer human but a corpse. Corpse and cadaver have the same meaning but corpse is the more descriptive term. Stiff, cold, very dead.
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