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Non-Fiction The Best Non-Fiction eBooks  

Barbara Gaston
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The best non-fiction eBooks represent some of the most popular books downloaded for eReaders, including the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook and/or the Sony Reader (among others). Free eBooks are available (non-fiction and fiction), too, so you don't necessarily have to spend a mint to feed your non-fiction book habit! I've compiled some of the best non-fiction eBooks on this list, and I've tried to make it fairly comprehensive - but I'm sure I've missed several. If you don't see a favorite on the list, add it. And if you DO see your favorites, vote them up. See a non-fiction eBook on this list that didn't impress? Vote it down!

Most of the popular non-fiction eBooks out today are available in eBook form. If you're an avid reader, keep in mind that your local library might offer eBooks, allowing you to check them out for free for several weeks. For bookworms, this service is a great, inexpensive way to snag some of the best eBooks without spending a dime! Another suggestion: Check out some of the best eBooks sites to find bargains. Amazon's Kindle Store and others often include less pricey eBooks, many of them non-fiction. Audio eBooks may also be available!

Non-fiction eBooks may include everything from eBooks biographies, history books and eBooks about current events. With so many different choices, chances are you'll be able to find something you enjoy reading. It can be really tough to narrow one list down to the best of the best, but that's exactly what I hope to accomplish with this list. Hopefully everyone will be able to find a new favorite!
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The Diary of a Young Girl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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17 2
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
David McCullough

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21 4
All the President's Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward

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19 6
Into the Wild is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Jon Krakauer

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19 6
A Brief History of Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Stephen Hawking

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18 9
A Child Called
Dave Pelzer

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10 3
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Ne... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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10 3
Unbroken: A World War II Story... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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10 3
The Year of Magical Thinking is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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11 5
The Immortal Life of Henrietta... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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13 7
Team of Rivals: The Political ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Lon Harris added Doris Kearns Goodwin

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7 2
Gulag: A History is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
LaurieM added Anne Applebaum

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8 3
The Pioneer Woman Cooks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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7 2
The Civil War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Brayton Harris

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10 5
Master of the Senate: The Year... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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7 3
Cleopatra: A Life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Stacy Schiff

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11 8
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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6 3
Jack Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Barbara Leaming

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5 2
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Ala... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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5 2
A Stolen life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Jane Louise Curry

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8 6
Outliers: The Story of Success is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

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7 5
The Glass Castle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Jeannette Walls

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7 5
The Accidental Billionaires is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Lon Harris added Ben Mezrich

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5 3
A Briefer History of Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Stephen Hawking

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5 3
Dispatches is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Non-Fiction eBooks
Michael Herr