Clues for: Nonfiction

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Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter & Trudy Cooper are 3 of a title group: the "club" of these men's wives astronauts\' wives 200 January 17, 2014
Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter & Trudy Cooper are 3 of a title group: the "club" of these men's wives astronauts\' wives 200 January 17, 2014
The Countess of Carnarvon tells the story of "Lady Almina and the real" this PBS title home Downton Abbey 400 January 17, 2014
The Countess of Carnarvon tells the story of "Lady Almina and the real" this PBS title home Downton Abbey 400 January 17, 2014
(I'm New York Times reporter James Risen)In 2003 I co-authored "The Main Enemy: The Inside Story Of The CIA's Final Showdown With" this rival spy organization that no longer exists KGB 600 January 17, 2014
(I'm New York Times reporter James Risen)In 2003 I co-authored "The Main Enemy: The Inside Story Of The CIA's Final Showdown With" this rival spy organization that no longer exists KGB 600 January 17, 2014
Nik of this "flying" family wrote the memoir "Balance", about "life on the line" the Wallendas 1000 January 17, 2014
Nik of this "flying" family wrote the memoir "Balance", about "life on the line" the Wallendas 1000 January 17, 2014
It's the rhyming title of the book about "how a gang of fame-obsessed teens ripped off Hollywood" "The Bling Ring" January 17, 2014
It's the rhyming title of the book about "how a gang of fame-obsessed teens ripped off Hollywood" "The Bling Ring" January 17, 2014
"Going Clear" is subtitled this religion, "Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" Scientology 200 July 10, 2013
"Going Clear" is subtitled this religion, "Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" Scientology 200 July 10, 2013
In her memoir "My Beloved World", this Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in a Bronx housing project Sotomayor 400 July 10, 2013
In her memoir "My Beloved World", this Supreme Court justice recalls growing up in a Bronx housing project Sotomayor 400 July 10, 2013
"War Admiral" & "All Four of His Legs Are Broken" are chapters in this book by Laura Hillenbrand <i>Seabiscuit</i> 600 July 10, 2013
"War Admiral" & "All Four of His Legs Are Broken" are chapters in this book by Laura Hillenbrand <i>Seabiscuit</i> 600 July 10, 2013
Time called this handbook by Strunk & White one of the 100 best & most influential books written in English since 1923 <i>The Elements of Style</i> 800 July 10, 2013
Time called this handbook by Strunk & White one of the 100 best & most influential books written in English since 1923 <i>The Elements of Style</i> 800 July 10, 2013
This pastor has written the inspirational books "Become a Better You" and "Your Best Life Begins Each Morning" (Joel) Osteen 1000 July 10, 2013
This pastor has written the inspirational books "Become a Better You" and "Your Best Life Begins Each Morning" (Joel) Osteen 1000 July 10, 2013
After killing this outlaw, Pat Garrett co-wrote the first biography of him Billy the Kid 200 May 16, 2013
After killing this outlaw, Pat Garrett co-wrote the first biography of him Billy the Kid 200 May 16, 2013
Alex Haley wrote much of "The Autobiography of" this 1960s African-American leader Malcolm X 400 May 16, 2013
Alex Haley wrote much of "The Autobiography of" this 1960s African-American leader Malcolm X 400 May 16, 2013
"The Virtue of Selfishness", a 1964 collection of essays by this woman, is a favorite of young conservatives Ayn Rand 600 May 16, 2013
"The Virtue of Selfishness", a 1964 collection of essays by this woman, is a favorite of young conservatives Ayn Rand 600 May 16, 2013
Elaine Pagels explored "Lost" books of the New Testament in "The Gnostic" these gospels 800 May 16, 2013
Elaine Pagels explored "Lost" books of the New Testament in "The Gnostic" these gospels 800 May 16, 2013
"The Doors of Perception" were opened for this novelist in 1953 when he wrote a true account of his drug use (Aldous) Huxley 1000 May 16, 2013
"The Doors of Perception" were opened for this novelist in 1953 when he wrote a true account of his drug use (Aldous) Huxley 1000 May 16, 2013
In this mega-bestseller, Mitch Albom recounts his weekly visits with his dying college professor <i>Tuesdays with Morrie</i> 200 February 9, 2012
In this mega-bestseller, Mitch Albom recounts his weekly visits with his dying college professor <i>Tuesdays with Morrie</i> 200 February 9, 2012
This late first lady's "Historic Conversations on Life With" her husband was a No. 1 bestseller in 2011 Jackie Kennedy 400 February 9, 2012
This late first lady's "Historic Conversations on Life With" her husband was a No. 1 bestseller in 2011 Jackie Kennedy 400 February 9, 2012
His "A Brief History of Time" is subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes" Stephen Hawking 600 February 9, 2012
His "A Brief History of Time" is subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes" Stephen Hawking 600 February 9, 2012
Dee Brown's classic "Indian History of the American West" is called "Bury my Heart at" this place <i>Wounded Knee</i> 1000 February 9, 2012
Dee Brown's classic "Indian History of the American West" is called "Bury my Heart at" this place <i>Wounded Knee</i> 1000 February 9, 2012
Sebastian Junger re-creates the final hours of a fishing boat during a devastating nor'easter in this bestseller <i>The Perfect Storm</i> February 9, 2012
Sebastian Junger re-creates the final hours of a fishing boat during a devastating nor'easter in this bestseller <i>The Perfect Storm</i> February 9, 2012
In a book subtitled "A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation", the equation is this <i>E = <i>mc</i><sup>2</sup> 200 June 10, 2011
It holds the record in its own record book as the bestselling copyrighted nonfiction book of all time the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i> 400 June 10, 2011
"Have A Little Faith: A True Story" was a 2009 bestseller by this "Tuesdays with Morrie" author (Mitch) Albom 600 June 10, 2011
"Against All Odds" is this current Massachusetts senator's tale of overcoming a childhood of beatings & worse Scott Brown 800 June 10, 2011
Published posthumously in 1977, "American Hunger" is a continuation of his "Black Boy" autobiography (Richard) Wright 1000 June 10, 2011
Bob Woodward's "The Secret Man" was rushed to print after this Watergate informant revealed himself Mark Felt 200 May 10, 2010
In his autobiography "Speak, Memory", he called "Lolita" "a painful birth, a difficult baby" Nabokov 400 May 10, 2010
In 2005 he published an updated, easier to understand "Briefer History of Time" Hawking 600 May 10, 2010
Completes the titles of diet books by Dr. Barry Sears: "The ____", "A Week in the ____" & "What to Eat in the ____" Zone 1000 May 10, 2010
The 2009 Pulitzer for history went to Annette Gordon-Reed for "The Hemingses of" this home Monticello May 10, 2010
David McCullough's 2005 book covering the military side of a momentous time is titled this revolutionary year <i>1776</i> 200 February 15, 2010
The title of Tom Coyne's golf memoir "Paper" this pays homage to George Plimpton's "Paper Lion" <i>Tiger</i> 400 February 15, 2010
A history of early Christianity, "Beyond Belief" is subtitled "The Secret Gospel of" this doubting apostle <i>Thomas</i> 600 February 15, 2010
Nora Ephron is humorously self-deprecating in her memoir called "I Feel Bad About" this part of her body <i>My Neck</i> 800 February 15, 2010
"Endurance" & "Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World" chronicle this Brit's ill-fated 1914 expedition Sir Ernest Shackleton 1000 February 15, 2010
"Mr. S: My Life with" this Rat Packer is George Jacobs' look at his 15 years as the singer's valet Frank Sinatra 200 April 15, 2008
"It's Not About the Bike" tells the story of his athletic career & his struggle with cancer Lance Armstrong 400 April 15, 2008
Rheta Grimsley Johnson titled a 1989 biography "Good Grief: The Story of" this cartoonist Charles Schulz 600 April 15, 2008
His work "Into the Wild" became a 2007 hit film directed by Sean Penn John Krakauer 800 April 15, 2008
This minister's "The Purpose-Driven Life" was the top nonfiction bestseller of both 2003 & 2004 Rick Warren 1000 April 15, 2008
This mega-bestseller by John Gray is touted as "the classic guide to understanding the opposite sex" <i>Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus</i> 200 June 7, 2007
Oprah chose for her book club "The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography" by this Oscar winner Sidney Poitier 400 June 7, 2007
The first edition of this book about the body was published in 1858 with 750 pages & 363 figures <i>Gray\'s Anatomy</i> 600 June 7, 2007
Her "The Sea Around Us" was among the top 10 nonfiction bestsellers for 1951 & 1952 Rachel Carson 800 June 7, 2007
Oliver Sacks shared some of his fascinating neurological cases in "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A" this hat 1000 June 7, 2007
"Night" is this Nobel Peace Prize winner's account of surviving Auschwitz as a teenager Elie Wiesel 200 May 15, 2006
Columnist Anna Quindlen wrote "A Short Guide to" one of these <i>a Happy Life</i> 400 May 15, 2006
Hunter S. Thompson found fear and loathing "in Las Vegas" & "on" this "Trail" in the title of a 1973 book <i>the Campaign Trail</i> 600 May 15, 2006
Grammar is hot! This bestseller is Lynne Truss' "Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation" <i>Eats, Shoots & Leaves</i> 800 May 15, 2006
Augusten Burroughs put the "fun" in dysfunctional with his memoir called "Running with" these <i>Scissors</i> 1000 May 15, 2006
In 1995 John Gray had 2 books on the top 10 list of the year: "Mars and Venus in the Bedroom" at No. 7 & this one at No. 1 <i>Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus</i> 200 December 30, 2005
In 1965 Johnny Carson wrote "Happiness is a Dry Martini"; 3 years earlier, Charles Schulz wrote "Happiness is" this <i>a Warm Puppy</i> 400 December 30, 2005
"My Stroke of Luck" was this famed actor's account of his recovery from a 1996 stroke Kirk Douglas 600 December 30, 2005
The No. 1 nonfiction book of 1948 was "Crusade in Europe" by this American general Eisenhower 1000 December 30, 2005
This 1988 bestseller was subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes" <i>A Brief History of Time</i> December 30, 2005
"My Life", his hotly anticipated memoir, was released June 22, 2004 Bill Clinton 200 October 26, 2004
(Hi. I'm Bob Woodward.) In 1976 Carl Bernstein & I published "The Final Days" about his last days in office Nixon 400 October 26, 2004
"Greek Fire" is "The Story of Maria Callas and" him Onassis 600 October 26, 2004
Dr. Spock's classic was originally titled "The Common Sense Book of" this <i>Baby and Child Care</i> 800 October 26, 2004
He had a 2004 bestseller with "Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror" Richard Clarke 1000 October 26, 2004
Seymour Hersh's "The Dark Side of Camelot" examines this president's administration & private life John F. Kennedy 200 June 21, 2004
This radio personality bared all in his 1993 book "Private Parts" Howard Stern 400 June 21, 2004
No question about it, after 30 years this "Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers" is still flying high <i>What Color Is Your Parachute?</i> 600 June 21, 2004
2003's "I Am a Soldier, Too" tells her story, including that of her capture & rescue Jessica Lynch 800 June 21, 2004
In 1957 E.B. White was called in to edit this professor's "The Elements of Style" William Strunk (Jr.) 1000 June 21, 2004
Gavin Menzies makes a big claim for Admiral Zheng He in "1421: The Year" this nation "Discovered America" China 200 February 23, 2004
It's the eating implement on the cover of Adam Bellow's "In Praise of Nepotism" a silver spoon 400 February 23, 2004
"The Art of Happiness" is a dialogue between Dr. Howard Cutler & this Buddhist the Dalai Lama 600 February 23, 2004
In 1961 Julia Child started a culinary revolution when she published "Mastering the Art of" this French Cooking 800 February 23, 2004
Her books include "Treason" & "Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right" (Ann) Coulter 1000 February 23, 2004
In 2002 his "Journals" were published, filled with drawings, lyrics & his plans for his band Nirvana Kurt Cobain 200 May 29, 2003
Edited by H. Paul Jeffers, "The Bully Pulpit" is a collection of quotations by this president Theodore Roosevelt 400 May 29, 2003
In 1901 Booker T. Washington published his now-classic autobiography "Up from" this Slavery 600 May 29, 2003
He's the killer in Patricia Cornwell's bestseller "Portrait of a Killer"; Case Closed Jack the Ripper 1000 May 29, 2003
"On Sunset Boulevard" is a book about "The Life and Times of" this famous film director Billy Wilder May 29, 2003
"The Greatest Generation Speaks" is a collection of letters inspired by this newsman's 1998 bestseller Tom Brokaw 100 January 26, 2001
Frank McCourt tells about growing up in the slums of Ireland in this Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir "Angela\'s Ashes" 200 January 26, 2001
On his own he wrote "Veil" & "Wired"; with Carl Bernstein he wrote "All The President's Men" Bob Woodward 300 January 26, 2001
Shout Hallelujah! Come on "Get Happy", Gerald Clarke's biography of this entertainer Judy Garland 400 January 26, 2001
As you might "Expect", this book, first published in 1984, is the top pregnancy guide for moms-to-be "What to Expect When You\'re Expecting" 500 January 26, 2001
David McCullough won a 1993 Pulitzer for his biography of this Missouri-born president Harry S. Truman 100 May 26, 2000
Clarissa Pinkola Estes encourages women to return to their "feral" roots in "Women Who Run With" these Wolves 200 May 26, 2000
An "Inaugural Edition" of this JFK book was a bestseller in 1963, the "Memorial Edition" in 1964 <i>Profiles In Courage</i> 300 May 26, 2000
Her "Aunt Erma's Cope Book" was the bestselling nonfiction book of 1979 Erma Bombeck 400 May 26, 2000
Nonfiction works by this attorney include "Reasonable Doubts" & "Chutzpah" Alan Dershowitz 500 May 26, 2000
This Dilbert canine's "Top Secret Management Handbook" is a humorous guide for executives Dogbert 100 May 21, 1998
"A Simple Path" is a compilation of this Nobel Prize-winning nun's thoughts & experiences Mother Teresa 200 May 21, 1998
In "Into Thin Air" Jon Krakauer said climbing this mountain "was primarily about enduring pain" Mount Everest 400 May 21, 1998
This slugger praises the "Oriole Way" of teaching baseball in "The Only Way I Know" Cal Ripken, Jr. 500 May 21, 1998
For the week of October 12, 1997, 3 of the top 4 New York Times paperback bestsellers were about her Princess Diana May 21, 1998
With the help of Anne Sullivan, her teacher, & John Macy, she published "The Story of My Life" in 1902 Helen Keller 100 March 10, 1998
Without a doubt, her "Without A Doubt" sheds new light on the O.J. Simpson trial Marcia Clark 200 March 10, 1998
His Standard Oil Co. came under attack in the 1894 book "Wealth Against Commonwealth" John D. Rockefeller 300 March 10, 1998
"The Carpenter's Apprentice" tells of this former president & his work with Habitat For Humanity Jimmy Carter 400 March 10, 1998
Famous for his "Filmgoer's Companion", he also wrote an autobiography, "Seats in All Parts" Leslie Halliwell 500 March 10, 1998
This Chicago Bull bares all & talks about his relationship with Madonna in his book "Bad As I Wanna Be" Dennis Rodman 100 February 25, 1997
In 1996 Jack Canfield & Mark Hansen cooked up "A 3rd Serving Of" this "for the soul" Chicken Soup 200 February 25, 1997
In "The Demon-Haunted World", this astronomer examines the evidence for unexplainable phenomena Carl Sagan 300 February 25, 1997
This CNN host shares "The Secrets of Good Communication" in "How To Talk To Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere" Larry King 400 February 25, 1997
For those who aren't afraid to ask, she provides the answers in "Sex For Dummies" Dr. Ruth Westheimer 500 February 25, 1997
"Linda's Kitchen" is a vegetarian cookbook by this wife of a former Beatle McCartney 100 September 2, 1996
Robert K. Massie concluded his saga of this royal couple in "The Romanovs: The Final Chapter" Nicholas & Alexandra 200 September 2, 1996
This Microsoft CEO talks about the future of computers in his bestseller "The Road Ahead" Bill Gates 300 September 2, 1996
This family of anthropologists is the subject of the biography "Ancestral Passions" the Leakeys 400 September 2, 1996
"Years of Upheaval" is his personal account of foreign affairs during President Nixon's 2nd term Henry Kissinger 500 September 2, 1996
In "All The President's Men", Woodward & Bernstein relate how they investigated this scandal Watergate 100 November 23, 1993
John Reed's "Ten Days That Shook the World" is an account of this country's 1917 revolution Russia 200 November 23, 1993
The American edition of her "Dog Training My Way" was published in 1972 Barbara Woodhouse 300 November 23, 1993
This tennis great who passed away in 1993 left behind the memoir "Days Of Grace" Arthur Ashe 400 November 23, 1993
"Reversal Of Fortune", this attorney's book about the von Bulow case, was the basis for a 1990 film Alan Dershowitz 500 November 23, 1993
Dee Brown's Indian history of the American west is called "Bury My Heart at" this place Wounded Knee 100 February 4, 1991
In 1941, a collection of his speeches was published under the title "Blood, Sweat, & Tears" Winston Churchill 200 February 4, 1991
"Hit Men" is Frederick Dannon's 1990 book about powerbrokers and fast money inside this business Music Business 300 February 4, 1991
In "History of My Calamities", he wrote about his tragic romance with Heloise Abelard 400 February 4, 1991
This author of "Our Man in Havana" published a volume of his letters to the editor in 1990 Graham Greene 500 February 4, 1991
Fiction writer who titled his memoirs about his early days in Paris "A Moveable Feast" Ernest Hemingway 100 April 24, 1990
Historian Simon Schama wrote the '89 book "Citizens, A Chronicle Of" this 18th century event The French Revolution 200 April 24, 1990
He wrote "I Gave Them A Sword" based on his 1977 interviews with ex-president Richard Nixon David Frost 300 April 24, 1990
"The American Spelling Book" was the first part of his "A Grammatical Institute of the English Language" Noah Webster 400 April 24, 1990
He won a 1962 Pulitzer Prize for "The Making of the President 1960" Theodore White 500 April 24, 1990
Wolgemuth & Hyatt, a Christian publishing firm, released "Out of the Blue" by this Dodger pitcher & MVP Orel Hershiser 100 October 27, 1989
"Second Chances" is a long-term study of the effects of this family trauma on 60 families in California divorce 200 October 27, 1989
Justin Kaplan is editing a 16th edition of this book of familiar quotations which is due out in 1992 <i>Bartlett\'s Familiar Quotations</i> 300 October 27, 1989
He tells of his exploits in "7 Pillars of Wisdom" & in the abridged version, "Revolt in the Desert" T.E. Lawrence 400 October 27, 1989
The USSR banned the slaughter of wolves after the Russian version of this F. Mowat book appeared <i>Never Cry Wolf</i> 500 October 27, 1989