from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Prose works other than fiction: I've read her novels but not her nonfiction.
- n. The category of literature consisting of works of this kind.
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- n. Written works intended to give facts, or true accounts of real things and events. Often used attributively.
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- n. prose writing that is not fictional
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Using composites characters or scenes in nonfiction is controversial.
The top ten bestsellers in nonfiction, also as recorded by Publishers Weekly;
Thus, Rose seems to be suggesting, "story" in nonfiction ought not to be an end in itself, but rather a strategy used to communicate "a larger idea."
Laura Cross is an author, screenwriter, ghostwriter, freelance book editor, and writing coach specializing in nonfiction books and script adaptation (book-to-film projects).
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My inclination to read nonfiction is starting to grow back!
Without which a book of nonfiction is most likely fiction.
Another work, which demonstrates the conviction behind London's nonfiction, is his introduction to Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman.
Another of the difficulties in compiling London's complete nonfiction is the curious fact that many of his articles were reprinted under different titles.
One great way to become more engaged in your books, especially nonfiction, is to write in them.