The flexibility of this challenge—that I set my own goals—makes it easier for me to commit to it.
My goal is to read at least one nonfiction book each month. I’m pretty sure I can manage that, despite already knowing my reading time is limited this year.
These are the nonfiction books at the top of my TBR list right now. Have you read any of them?
- Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
- My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
- She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan
- The Social Life of Books by Abigail Williams
- Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein
- I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us & a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong
- Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
- Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson
- Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phones, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young
- The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures by Christine Kenneally
- The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
- The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys’ Club by Ellen Pollack
- Darwin’s Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution by Rebecca Stott
- My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues by Pamela Paul
- Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy