9 Must Read Non-Fiction Books for Non-Fiction November

If you have similar reading tastes to me, than you probably read basically no non-fiction. Personally, I read as an escape and to not think about the stress of ‘real life’ thus why I mainly read a variety of fiction books. Since I’m a ‘grown up’ now, I do think it’s important to mix in some non-fiction reads into my daily life. Now throughout the year, I tend to mix in some good true-crime novels. I’m a huge true crime junkie and while the subject matter can be dark, I feel that I learn a lot from them.

But true crime isn’t the only non-fiction worth reading, and I try my hardest to spend at least half of my reading time in November, reading non-fiction that is not true-crime.

This year for Non-fiction November 2020, I’m planning on reading a few non-fiction books I’ve picked up from Book of the Month over the past year! Here are the non-fiction books I’m hoping to read this month, if you’d like to join me!

  1. Notes on a Silencing by Lacy Crawford. I’m reading this for the virtual bookclub I host on instagram @letsreadrantrepeat. Our monthly discuss will take place on Sunday November 15th at 7:00pm CST on Instagram LIVE! We will also be doing an interview with author Lacy Crawford, Monday November 16th at 8pm CST on Instagram LIVE as well and hope to see ya’ll there!
  2. Big Friendship by Ann Friedman & Aminatou Sow.
  3. After the Eclipse by Sarah Perry

9 Non-Fiction reads for Non-fiction November

If you’re looking for some recommendations for Non-Fiction November, check out my 10 favorite non-fiction reads that I’ve read in the last few years below!

See my full review for The 57 Bus HERE
See my full review for The Sound of Gravel HERE!

I hope you found something you’re truly excited to read. Please feel free to comment below or DMing me over on Instagram @speakingof_books, to share with me your favorite non-fiction books!



3 Comments Add yours

  1. CLS says:

    Killers of the Flower Moon and Bus 57 were excellent books to read. Recommend reading these two books.

    1. Allison Speakmon says:

      I really loved both of those too! so interesting!

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