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Blog: nonfiction

Inspiring Prison Memoirs

Out of the stark and brutal conditions of prison, come inspiring stories of faith, redemption and hope. Get a glimpse of this world from authors who have lived it.

Ohioana Book Festival Books for Adults

Since its start in 2007, The Ohioana Book Festival provides readers opportunities to connect with Ohio writers. Check out this list of adult titles from the 2021 festival!

A Happiness Reading List

Here are a few books that may help you keep a lookout for the small moments, practices, and words in life to lift spirits and find the wonder in the world around us.

Aging Gracefully

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty” – Coco Chanel

Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

The best of the best in biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of the year.