Today, The Best 15 Nonfiction Books I’ve Personally Ever Read

1)     Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer
2)     Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas* – Hunter S. Thompson
3)     True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa – Michael Finkel
4)     A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius – Dave Eggers
5)     On Writing – Stephen King
6)     The Joke’s Over – Ralph Steadman
7)     Mentor – Tom Grimes
8)     The Snow Leopard – Peter Matthiessen
9)     Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer
10) Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself – David Lipsky
11) The Sheltering Sky* – Paul Bowles
12) Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert Pirsig
13) In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
14) Outlaw Journalist – William McKeen
15) Last American Man – Elizabeth Gilbert

All the President’s Men – Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, The End of Faith – Sam Harris, In Patagonia – Bruce Chatwin, The Boys on the Bus – Timothy Crouse, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 – Hunter S. Thompson, The Colossus of Marousi – Henry Miller, Running with Scissors – Augusten Burroughs

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2 thoughts on “Today, The Best 15 Nonfiction Books I’ve Personally Ever Read

  1. Eric L says:

    I love lists. I think I’ll make a list of my own. Although my list will probably be 10 books, since I don’t read as much as you do.

    Good stuff.

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