Best Selling Nonfiction Books

This is a list of the 10 best nonfiction books that have helped shape thinking and approach to life to many. They are listed here in no particular order.

  1. The Power of your Sub-Conscious Mind
  2. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
  3. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
  4. Zero to One: Notes on Start-Ups, or How to Build the Future
  5. The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions
  6. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!
  7. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  8. A Brief History of Time
  9. When Breath Becomes Air
  10. Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

The Best Nonfiction Books by Category


In addition to the top 10 nonfiction books listed above, I have put together more specific book recommendations by category. The top one or two books in each category are listed at the beginning of each page. Simply click the links below to check them out.

1. Biographies and Memoirs

2. Entrepreneur

3. Fitness

4. Motivational

5. Travel

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