Yesterday we revealed the 10 most popular fiction titles checked out by KCLS patrons last year. Today, we're taking a look at nonfiction!
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#2 is When Breath Becomes Air (also in eBook), Paul Kalanithi's moving memoir about his diagnosis with Stage 4 cancer at age 36. Another meditative book written by a physician, Being Mortal (also in eBook) shows up at #6.
#3: Between the World and Me, written by MacArthur Genius, journalist, and comic book author Ta-Nehisi Coates, is a letter from the author to his son about growing up black in America.
For more about the Black experience, see our #BlackLivesMatter booklist.
Find more engaging historical nonfiction on our Boys in the Boat read-alikes list.
#8 is another early 20th century history title: Dead Wake from the ever-popular Erik Larson.
For more like Larson's latest, check out our Dead Wake read-alikes list.
And finally, coming in at #10 is a favorite self-help title, The Power of Habit (also in eBook). It's nearly five years old, but this science-based title remains a favorite for readers looking to break old habits and develop new ones.
Did you read any of our most popular nonfiction titles in 2016? What are you looking forward to in 2017?