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 India: A Million Mutinies Now

    India: A Million Mutinies Now

    V. S. Naipaul

  2. Book cover for The Blaze of Obscurity

    The Blaze of Obscurity

    Clive James

  3. Book cover for The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

    The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

    J. Randy Taraborrelli

  4. Book cover for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

    William Shawcross

  5. Book cover for It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

    It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

    James Herriot

  6. Book cover for Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Michael Fry

  7. Book cover for The Revolt of the Pendulum

    The Revolt of the Pendulum

    Clive James

  8. Book cover for The Invention of Clouds

    The Invention of Clouds

    Richard Hamblyn

  9. Book cover for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson

    J. Randy Taraborrelli

  10. Book cover for Hops and Glory

    Hops and Glory

    Pete Brown

  11. Book cover for If Only They Could Talk

    If Only They Could Talk

    James Herriot

  12. Book cover for Man Walks Into A Pub

    Man Walks Into A Pub

    Pete Brown

  13. Book cover for Born Free

    Born Free

    Joy Adamson

  14. Book cover for Bad Blood

    Bad Blood

    Colm Tóibín

  15. Book cover for Homage to Barcelona

    Homage to Barcelona

    Colm Tóibín

  16. Book cover for The Sign of the Cross

    The Sign of the Cross

    Colm Tóibín

  17. Book cover for The Making of Modern Britain

    The Making of Modern Britain

    Andrew Marr

  18. Book cover for Love in a Dark Time

    Love in a Dark Time

    Colm Tóibín

  19. Book cover for Ancient Gonzo Wisdom

    Ancient Gonzo Wisdom

    Hunter S. Thompson

  20. Book cover for Screwjack

    Screwjack

    Hunter S. Thompson

  21. Book cover for The Great Shark Hunt

    The Great Shark Hunt

    Hunter S. Thompson

  22. Book cover for Songs of the Doomed

    Songs of the Doomed

    Hunter S. Thompson

  23. Book cover for Better Than Sex

    Better Than Sex

    Hunter S. Thompson

  24. Book cover for Lenin

    Lenin

    Robert Service

  25. Book cover for Trotsky

    Trotsky

    Robert Service

  26. Book cover for Stalin

    Stalin

    Robert Service

  27. Book cover for The Longest Siege

    The Longest Siege

    Robert Lyman

  28. Book cover for The Worst Date Ever

    The Worst Date Ever

    Jane Bussmann

  29. Book cover for The Music Room

    The Music Room

    William Fiennes

  30. Book cover for Girl With a One Track Mind: Exposed

    Girl With a One Track Mind: Exposed

    Abby Lee

  31. Book cover for Cantona

    Cantona

    Philippe Auclair

  32. Book cover for Khomeini's Ghost

    Khomeini's Ghost

    Con Coughlin

  33. Book cover for The Life You Can Save

    The Life You Can Save

    Peter Singer

  34. Book cover for Love Letters of Great Men and Women

    Love Letters of Great Men and Women

    Ursula Doyle (Ed.)

  35. Book cover for Effective Strategic Leadership

    Effective Strategic Leadership

    John Adair

  36. Book cover for Effective Leadership Masterclass

    Effective Leadership Masterclass

    John Adair

  37. Book cover for Factory Girls

    Factory Girls

    Leslie T. Chang

  38. Book cover for Effective Time Management (Revised edition)

    Effective Time Management (Revised edition)

    John Adair

  39. Book cover for Effective Communication (Revised Edition)

    Effective Communication (Revised Edition)

    John Adair

  40. Book cover for Defeat Into Victory

    Defeat Into Victory

    William Slim

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