To help those who want to make reading a part of their lives but find “big” books daunting, we’ve compiled a list of short nonfiction books. These books may be small in terms of page count, but they contain big ideas. Try one now!
Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (159 pages)
Hand to Mouth by Linda Tirado (195 pages)
Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden (205 pages)
Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham (209 pages)
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert (276 pages)
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson (299 pages)
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