14 Nonfiction Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2017

True story: these are the memoirs, exposés, graphic histories and essay collections we're eagerly anticipating.

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Happy 2017! It’s a new year, which means, among other things, that there is a whole new crop of books to look forward to. From memoirs of grief, depression, and mothers to examinations of celebrities and critics; from explorations of bodies and hunger to the wonders of histories and present days that are often forgotten or ignored—there is much to learn, to love, and to weep over in this year’s crop of nonfiction works. Though this certainly doesn’t cover the vast number of books we’re looking forward to, these are some of the ones we’re most hoping to read and look at this year.

What nonfiction books are you looking forward to?


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About Ilana Masad

Ilana Masad

ILANA MASAD is an Israeli-American writer living in New York. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Printer’s Row, The Toast, The Butter, The Rumpus, Hypertext Magazine, and more. She is the founder of TheOtherStories.org, a podcast for new, emerging, and struggling writers. She is (way too) active on Twitter @ilanaslightly.

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