What is amazing about nonfiction books is their ability to spark debate and spark conversation among people. They are not fables with heavy mythology, and are often the catalyst of great discussions that may not have otherwise happened had the book not breached the subject first.
Flavorwire’s Elisabeth Donnelly has combed over some very powerful nonfiction set to drop in 2015 that will undoubtedly incite some heavy discussions between people. From challenging theories on race to a retrospective about one of the most (under appreciated and) heavily influential female rockers of all time, the list alone will spark some great discussion in itself. These books are:
–Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America, by Jill Leovy
–Girl in a Band, by Kim Gordon
–Irritable Hearts: A PTSD Love Story, by Mac McClelland
–Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson
–So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson
–Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids, edited and with an introduction by Meghan Daum
–The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, by Masha Gessen
–Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, by Kate Bolick
–After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction, by Renata Adler
-M Train, by Patti Smith
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