Personal Development

100 Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read

There are an estimated 129,864,880 books in existence. With about 1.7 million books published each year (71,000 of them audio), so there’s little chance any of us will ever catch up!

Which are the best to read?

This course will tackle that question. Fortunately, there’s some hope!

Based on years of careful research and a well-balanced survey of the nonfiction category, this course will highlight not just great books to read and why they’re important, but a bigger picture of the nonfiction genre as a whole, and how to navigate your way to make your own best top 100, top 200, and beyond!

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Created by John Robin
10 lessons
1h 7m
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About the author

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John Robin is an author and founder and senior editor of Story Perfect Editing Services. Driven by his passion to help self-publishing authors produce high-quality books, John continues to grow his company with editing, cover design, and other publishing services.

John is also a voracious reader of non-fiction, especially relating to book marketing and fiction craft or storytelling techniques. As an avid fantasy writer (A Thousand Roads, published June 2019), John also researches topics ranging from geography, history, science, biography, art, and generally any topic to make him a better world-builder.

John also loves math, since before John committed his path to editing and publishing, he worked in academia and had an opportunity to do research in the field of number theory.

When he’s not helping authors, working on his own fiction, or learning problems in mathematics, John spends time in the garden or playing piano. He keeps up a regular strength training and interval running routine and has even run a marathon in just over three and a half hours.

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