Narrative Nonfiction 

Alexander, Caroline. The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition. 919.8904 A
Barry, John M. The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History.  614.5 Bar
Berendt, John. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story. 975.8724 B
Berra, Yogi. Ten Rings: My Championship Seasons. B Berra B (also LT and audio)
Bissinger, H. G. Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream. 796.3326 Bis
Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63. 973.0496 B
Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. 364.1523 Cap (also LT
Chaplin, Gordon. Dark Wind: A Survivor’s Tale of Love and Loss. 917.2809 C
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. Two Years before the Mast. 910.4 D
Danish, Steven E. One Soldier’s Memories: World War II. B Danish
Di Giovanni. Madness Visible: A Memoir of War. 949.7103 D
Dobbs, Michael. The Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America. 940.5487 D
Eire, Carlos. Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy. B Eire Eir
Feiler, Bruce. Under the Big Top: A Season with the Circus. 791.3097 Fei
Feinstein, John. A Good Walk Spoiled: Days and Nights on the PGA Tour. 796.352 F
Fleming, Fergus. Off the Map: Tales of Endurance and Exploration. 910.9 Fle
Foote, Shelby. The Civil War: A Narrative. (3 vols.) 973.7 F
Fuller, Alexandra. Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood. B Fuller Ful
Gethers, Peter. The Cat Who Went to Paris. 818 G
Grim, Pamela. Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives: Tales of Life and Death from the ER. 362.18 Gri
Halberstam, David. The Amateurs. 797.14092 H
Hayden, Torey L. Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her. 362.19892 H
Heat Moon, William Least. River-Horse: The Logbook of a Boat across America. 917.3049 H
Hersey, John. Hiroshima. 940.544 H (also YA LT and YA audio)
Hillenbrand, Laura. Seabiscuit: An American Legend. 798.4 H (also audio)
Jiler, John. Dark Wind: A True Account of Hurricane Gloria’s Assault on Fire Island. 508.7472 J
Jones, Tristan. Adrift. 910.45 J
Junger, Sebastian. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea. 974.455 J (also audio)
Kahn, Roger. The Boys of Summer. 796.357 K
Krakauer, Jon. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster. 796.522 K (also audio)
Krauss, Erich. Wave of Destruction: The Stories of Four Families and History’s Deadliest Tsunami. 959.3044 Kra
Kurzman, Dan. Disaster!: The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. 979.461 K (also LT)
Larson, Erik. Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. 364.1523 L
Lord, Walter. A Night to Remember. 363.12 Lor / 910.9163 Lor (also audio)
Love Stories of World War II. 940.5309 Lov
Lovell, Jim. Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13. 629.454 L
McCourt, Frank. Angela’s Ashes. 929.2089 McC (also LT and audio)
McPhee, John. Looking for a Ship. 910.45 M
Manchester, William. Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War. 940.5481 M
Marks, Leo. Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker’s War, 1941-1945. B Marks Mar
Mayes, Frances. Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy. B Mayes M (also LT and audio 945.5 M)
Mayle, Peter. A Year in Provence. 944.9208 May (also LT B Mayle)
Min, Anchee. Red Azalea. 951.0509 M
Moote, A. Lloyd, and Dorothy C. Moote. The Great Plague: The Story of London’s Most Deadly Year. 362.1969 M
Morris, Willie. My Dog Skip. B Morris M
Nack, William. Secretariat: The Making of a Champion. 798.43 N
O’Nan, Stewart, and Stephen King. Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season. 796.3576 Ona
Oppenheimer, Judy. Dreams of Glory: A Mother’s Season with Her Son’s High School Football Team. 796.3326 O
Orlean, Susan. The Orchid Thief. B Laroche Orl
Pelzer, Dave. A Child Called “It”: An Abused Child’s Journey from Victim to Victor. 362.7609 Pel (also audio)
Powers, Dennis M. The Raging Sea: The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U. S. History. 979.411 Pow
Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb. 623.45119 R
Ruhlman, Michael. The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America. B Ruhlman R
Seierstad, Asne. A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal. 956.7044 Sei
Shirer, William L. Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941. 940.534 Shi
Simon, David. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. 363.259 S
Sontag, Sherry, and Christopher Drew. Blind Man’s Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage. 359.984 Son
Stoll, Clifford. The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage. 364.168 S
Suberman, Stella. When It Was Our War. 940.5481 S
Svenvold, Mark. Big Weather: Chasing Tornadoes in the Heart of America. 551.553 Sve
Swofford, Anthony. Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles. 956.7044 Swo
Sneden, Robert Knox. Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey. 973.73 Sne
Steinbeck, John. Travels with Charley: In Search of America. 917.3 Ste (also LT and audio)
Taylor, Alice. To School through the Fields: An Irish Country Childhood. 941.508 T
Tuchman, Barbara W. The Guns of August. 940.421 T
Watkins, T. H. The Hungry Years: A Narrative History of the Great Depression in America. 973.916 Wat
Weintraub, Stanley. Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce. 940.4144 Wei
Weisman, Jamie. As I Live and Breathe: Notes of a Patient-Doctor. 610.92 Wei
Williams, Stanley, and Fen Montaigne. Surviving Galeras. B Williams Wil
Winchester, Simon. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. 423 W
Wolff, Tobias. In Pharoah’s Army: Memories of the Lost War. 959.704 I
Young, Rosamund. Two Perfectly Marvelous Cats: A True Story. 940.5341 Y