Nonfiction

 

 

Looking for the perfect gift for a book lover? Welcome to the gift guide. We've chosen the best-selling nonfiction books of 2013 and similar books that we think you'll enjoy! 

 

 

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Characteristics: Historical tale of survival and resilience in the time of World War II.

If they liked Unbroken, they'll love Picnic at the Iron Curtain by Susan Viets - it's a memoir from a journalist covering the fall of the Berlin Wall. 

Characteristics: Biography of a polarizing businessman who shaped the electronics industry.

If they liked Steve Jobs, they'll love The Everything Store: an expose on the founding of Amazon and it's polarizing founder, Jeff Bezos. 

Characteristics: Self-proclaimed-WASPs memoir of her experience in a woman's prison. Now a Netflix original series.

If they liked Orange is the New Black, they'll love Everything I Never Wanted to Be by Dina Kucera, a gritty memoir about life on the fringe of society, told with humor and with a strong female voice.

Characteristics: Equal parts memoir, feminist manifesto, and business advice book from the COO of Facebook.

If they liked Lean In, they'll love Pushback by Selena Rezvani. a book about female self-advocacy. 

Characteristics: Hilarious collection of anecdotes from one author's truly quote-worthy father.

If they liked Sh*t My Dad Says, they'll love Wise Men & Other Stories by Mike O'Mary. 

Characteristics: One of the most popular self-help books of all time. Inspirational and full of actionable tasks to improve your life.

If they liked The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, they'll love The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris. 

Characteristics: part self-help, part business book. Advice centered on how to achieve success in all areas of your life.

If your recipient has read and re-read How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, they'll love The Key Class by John J. Daly, Jr. 

 

 Characteristics: a cultural critique about how we look at disadvantage and deal with obstacles.

If your recipient found inspiration in David and Goliath, they'll love Delusions of Grandeur by Jason Najum - part memoir, part critique of society.