30 Compelling Nonfiction Reads That Will Expand Your Mind

Posted on June 9, 2021

by April S

Compelling. Interesting. Thought-provoking. Informative. These are just a handful of words that describe the nonfiction books featured in this blog post. With books on brain health, cosmology, mental health, interpersonal relations, true crime, and everything in between, there are more than enough selections to keep you busy reading late into the night or occupy your mind during your commute (by listening to audiobooks, not reading – keep your eyes on the road).

We hope you enjoy the variety of topics included in this blog post. If you’re looking for more great recommendations, reach out and tell us a little more about what you like to read by calling us at 419.259.5200 or fill out our Ask a Librarian form online.

Cover of Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age Cover of Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age

Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters, and How to Harness It Cover of Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters, and How to Harness It

Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters, and How to Harness It

eAudiobook
Cover of What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Cover of What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover of The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred Cover of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

eAudiobook
Cover of More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) Cover of More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

eAudiobook
Cover of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Cover of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Large Print   |   Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Talking to Strangers Cover of Talking to Strangers

Talking to Strangers

Large Print   |   Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Everybody's Got Something: A Memoir Cover of Everybody's Got Something: A Memoir

Everybody's Got Something: A Memoir

Large Print   |   Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Between the World and Me Cover of Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

Large Print   |   Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs Cover of Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs

Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs

Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Cover of Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Audiobook   |   eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose Cover of Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose

Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose

eBook

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