Non-fiction

From biography and politics to true crime and self-help, you’ll find books to illuminate and inspire in our non-fiction range. Discover acclaimed writers like Oliver Sacks and David Olusoga, and explore contemporary bestsellers such as This is Going to Hurt and The Secret Barrister.

Discover our edit of the best non-fiction books of all time.

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  1. Book cover for Garden To Save The World

    Garden To Save The World

    Joe Clark

  2. Book cover for Mind Your Manners

    Mind Your Manners

    Sara Jane Ho

  3. Book cover for Too Many Reasons to Live

    Too Many Reasons to Live

    Rob Burrow

  4. Book cover for Dead Weight

    Dead Weight

    Emmeline Clein

  5. Book cover for How Big Things Get Done

    How Big Things Get Done

    Bent Flyvbjerg

    Dan Gardner

  6. Book cover for The Master

    The Master

    Colm Tóibín

  7. Book cover for An Unquiet Mind

    An Unquiet Mind

    Kay Redfield Jamison

  8. Book cover for Fans

    Fans

    Michael Bond

  9. Book cover for Space Oddities

    Space Oddities

    Harry Cliff

  10. Book cover for An Honourable Exit

    An Honourable Exit

    Eric Vuillard

  11. Book cover for All the Lonely People

    All the Lonely People

    Sam Carr

  12. Book cover for Hildasay to Home

    Hildasay to Home

    Christian Lewis

  13. Book cover for Code Dependent

    Code Dependent

    Madhumita Murgia

  14. Book cover for So Much Blue

    So Much Blue

    Percival Everett

  15. Book cover for Milk

    Milk

    Alice Kinsella

  16. Book cover for Undercover Copper

    Undercover Copper

    Danni Brooke

  17. Book cover for Paris: A Literary Anthology

    Paris: A Literary Anthology

    Zachary Seager

  18. Book cover for How to Raise a Healthy Gamer

    How to Raise a Healthy Gamer

    Dr Alok Kanojia

  19. Book cover for London: An Illustrated Literary Companion

    London: An Illustrated Literary Companion

    Rosemary Gray

  20. Book cover for Heresy

    Heresy

    Catherine Nixey

  21. Book cover for Dragged Up Proppa

    Dragged Up Proppa

    Pip Fallow

  22. Book cover for Win Every Argument

    Win Every Argument

    Mehdi Hasan

  23. Book cover for Into the Night

    Into the Night

    Matt Lloyd-Rose

  24. Book cover for The Glass Cliff

    The Glass Cliff

    Sophie Williams

  25. Book cover for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Rebecca Skloot

  26. Book cover for Burial Rites

    Burial Rites

    Hannah Kent

  27. Book cover for Rites of Passage

    Rites of Passage

    Judith Flanders

  28. Book cover for The Maiden

    The Maiden

    Kate Foster

  29. Book cover for Wise Animals

    Wise Animals

    Tom Chatfield

  30. Book cover for What Lies Beneath

    What Lies Beneath

    Peter Faulding

  31. Book cover for Motivation

    Motivation

    Stefan Falk

  32. Book cover for Will You Care If I Die?

    Will You Care If I Die?

    Nicolas Lunabba

  33. Book cover for Killjoy

    Killjoy

    Jo Cheetham

  34. Book cover for Elderflora

    Elderflora

    Jared Farmer

  35. Book cover for Cautionary Tales

    Cautionary Tales

    Hilaire Belloc

  36. Book cover for The World and All That It Holds

    The World and All That It Holds

    Aleksandar Hemon

  37. Book cover for Pegasus

    Pegasus

    Laurent Richard

    Sandrine Rigaud

  38. Book cover for Into the Wild

    Into the Wild

    Jon Krakauer

  39. Book cover for Essays In Love

    Essays In Love

    Alain de Botton

  40. Book cover for To My Sisters

    To My Sisters

    Courtney Daniella Boateng

    Renee Kapuku

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