Index of Bookieness – Non-Fiction

Here is an Index by Categories. Each title and author, is also a tab and you can use the search box to find linked reviews, or just follow the active link to get to each review!

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Non-Fiction Categories
Arts
Biographies and Autobiographies
Ethics, Reflection, a Meditative Space
Health and Wellbeing
History and Social History
Philosophy of Mind
Science and Nature
Society, Politics, Economics

Arts

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Fashion (Editorial Board, No One Author)
Catherine Burns (Editor) – The Moth : 50 Extraordinary True Stories

Mandy Aftel – Essence and Alchemy
Mandy Aftel – Fragrant – The Secret Life of Scent
William Alexander – Flirting with French
Diana Athill – Stet
Simon Callow – Charles Dickens and The Great Theatre Of The World
Simon Callow – My Life In Pieces
Jonathan Cott – Dinner with Lenny
Peter Doggett – Electric Shock
Carol Dyhouse – Heartthrobs
Jean-Claude Ellena – Diary of a Nose : A Year in the Life of a Parfumeur
Samantha Ellis – How To Be A Heroine
Samantha Ellis – Take Courage: Anne Brontë and the Art of Life
John Fordham – The Knowledge: Jazz
Mark Forsyth – The Etymologicon
Alex Grey – Sacred Mirrors
Susan Hill – Howards End Is On The Landing
Psiche Hughes – Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing – The Trip To Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink
Helen MacDonald – H is for Hawk
Beverley Nichols – Cats’ A.B.C.
Nuala O’Faolain – Are You Somebody
Tim Parks – The Novel: A Survival Skill
Tim Parks – Where I’m Reading From : The Changing World of Books
Nathan Penlington – The Boy In The Book
Otto Penzler – In Pursuit of Spenser
John Powell – Why We Love Music
Joanna Rakoff – My Salinger Year
Marjane Satrapi – Persepolis – The Story of a Childhood
Delphine de Vigan – Nothing Holds Back The Night
Ossian Ward – Ways of Looking
Jacqueline Woodsom – brown girl dreaming
Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own

Biographies and Autobiographies

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Svetlana Alexievich – Chernobyl Prayer
Sharman Apt Russell – Standing in the Light: My life as a Pantheist
Diana Athill – Stet
Elisabeth Tova Bailey – The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend (author Psiche Hughes)
Molly Birnbaum – Season to Taste
Geraldine Brooks – Foreign Correspondence
Catherine Burns (Editor) – The Moth : 50 Extraordinary True Stories
Truman Capote – In Cold Blood
Emmanuel Carrère – Limonov
Charles Dickens and The Great Theatre Of The World (author Simon Callow)
Jasmine Donahaye – Losing Israel
Gerald Durrell – My Family and Other Animals
Samantha Ellis – How To Be A Heroine
Margaret Forster – My Life In Houses
Nicholas Gage – Eleni
Janice Galloway – All Made Up
Janice Galloway – This Is Not About Me
Andrew Greig – At The Loch Of The Green Corrie
Naoki Higashida – The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice From The Silence Of Autism
Susan Hill – Howards End Is On The Landing
Richard Holloway – Leaving Alexandria
Jan Karski – Story of A Secret State
Otto Dov Kulka – Landscapes of The Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing – The Trip To Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink
Laurie Lee – Cider With Rosie
Joanne Limburg – The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir
Helen MacDonald – H is for Hawk
Ben Macintyre – A Spy Among Friends (Kim Philby)
Nelson Mandela – Long Walk To Freedom
John Marzillier – The Gossamer Thread: My Life As A Psychotherapist
Robert K. Massie – Nicholas and Alexandra
Jessica Mitford – Hons and Rebels
Sarah Moss – Names for the Sea: Strangers In Iceland
Miranda Richmond Mouillot – A Fifty-Year Silence
Beverley Nichols – Cats’ A.B.C.
Nuala O’Faolain – Are You Somebody
George Orwell – Homage to Catalonia
Tim Parks – Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing
Nathan Penlington – The Boy In The Book
Joanna Rakoff – My Salinger Year
Helen Rappaport – Four Sisters : The Lost Lives of The Romanov Grand Duchesses
Christiane Ritter – A Woman In The Polar Night
Mark Rowlands – The Philosopher and The Wolf
Samer – The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from ‘Islamic State’
Marjane Satrapi – Persepolis – The Story of a Childhood
Rosemary Say – Rosie’s War : An Englishwoman’s Escape From Occupied France
Rebecca Skloot – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Sybil – (author Flora Rheta Schreiber)
Christopher Somerville – The January Man
Barbara Taylor – The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Jeanette Winterson – Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
Jeanette Winterson – Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal
Jacqueline Woodsom – brown girl dreaming
Esther Woolfson – Corvus: A Life With Birds

Ethics, Reflection, a Meditative Space

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Mandy Aftel – Essence and Alchemy
Mandy Aftel – Fragrant – The Secret Life of Scent
Svetlana Alexievich – Chernobyl Prayer
Sharman Apt Russell – Anatomy of a Rose
Sharman Apt Russell – Standing in the Light: My life as a Pantheist
Elisabeth Tova Bailey – The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Jonathan Balcombe – Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals
Gill Farrer-Halls – The Spirit In Aromatherapy : Working With Intuition
Erich Fromm – The Art Of Loving
John Gray – The Silence of Animals
Andrew Greig – At The Loch Of The Green Corrie
Marlen Haushofer – The Wall
Naoki Higashida – The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice From The Silence Of Autism
Richard Holloway – Leaving Alexandria
Kathleen Jamie – Sightlines
Christopher Jamieson – Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life
Otto Dov Kulka – Landscapes of The Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Olivia Laing – To The River
Antoine Leiris – You Will Not Have My Hate
Richard Mabey – The Perfumier and The Stinkhorn
Helen MacDonald – H is for Hawk
Robert Macfarlane – The Wild Places
Sara Maitland – A Book of Silence
John Marzillier – The Gossamer Thread: My Life As A Psychotherapist
Michael Mayne – Learning to Dance
Tim Parks – Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing
Carol S. Pearson – Awakening the Heroes Within
Mark Rowlands – The Philosopher and The Wolf
Julian Daizan Skinner – Practical Zen
Rebecca Solnit – Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Christopher Somerville – The January Man
Clark Strand – Meditation without Gurus
Barbara Taylor – The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Irvin D. Yalom – Love’s Executioner
Irvin D. Yalom – The Spinoza Problem
Irvin D. Yalom – Staring at the Sun

Food and Drink

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David Bez – Salad Love
Diana Henry – Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons
Izy Hossack – Top With Cinnamon
Tom Hunt – The Natural Cook: Eating the Seasons from Root to Fruit
Julia Thomas – Free-From Desserts
Bee Wilson – First Bite: How We Learn To Eat
Jeanette Winterson – Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

Geography and Travel

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Sarah Moss – Names for the Sea: Strangers In Iceland
Christopher Somerville – The January Man

Health and Wellbeing

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David Bez – Salad Love
Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin – The Complete Guide To Food Allergy and Intolerance
James Davies – Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good
Jean-Claude Ellena – Diary of a Nose : A Year in the Life of a Parfumeur
Jean-Claude Ellena – Perfume: The Alchemy of Scent
Gill Farrer-Halls – The Spirit In Aromatherapy : Working With Intuition
Barbara Griggs – Green Pharmacy: The History and Evolution of Western Herbal Medicine
Tom Hunt – The Natural Cook: Eating the Seasons from Root to Fruit
Felicity Lawrence – Not on the Label: What Really Goes Into the Food on Your Plate
Joanne Limburg – The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir
Chris Mackey – Synchronicity
John Marzillier – The Gossamer Thread: My Life As A Psychotherapist
John Marzillier – To Hell and Back – Personal Experiences of Trauma
Ashley Montagu – Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin
Tim Parks – Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing
Carol S. Pearson – Awakening the Heroes Within
Michael Pollan – Cooked
Michael Pollan – In Defence of Food
Flora Rheta Schreiber – Sybil
Rebecca Skloot – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Barbara Taylor – The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Bee Wilson – First Bite: How We Learn To Eat
Irvin D. Yalom – Love’s Executioner
Irvin D. Yalom – Staring at the Sun

History and Social History

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William Alexander – Flirting with French
Svetlana Alexievich – Chernobyl Prayer
Geraldine Brooks – Foreign Correspondence
Truman Capote – In Cold Blood
Emmanuel Carrère – Limonov
Jasmine Donahaye – Losing Israel
Carol Dyhouse – Heartthrobs
Margaret Forster – My Life In Houses
Nicholas Gage – Eleni
E.H.Gombrich – A Little History of the World
Ruth Goodman – How To Be A Tudor
John Gray – The Immortalization Commission – The Strange Quest To Cheat Death
Barbara Griggs – Green Pharmacy: The History and Evolution of Western Herbal Medicine
Jan Karski – Story of A Secret State
Otto Dov Kulka – Landscapes of The Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing – To The River
Laurie Lee – Cider With Rosie
Robert Macfarlane – The Wild Places
Ben Macintyre – A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre – Double Cross – The True Story Of The D-Day Spies
Stuart Maconie – Long Road From Jarrow
Nelson Mandela – Long Walk To Freedom
Robert K. Massie – Nicholas and Alexandra
Sarah Moss – Names for the Sea: Strangers In Iceland
Miranda Richmond Mouillot – A Fifty-Year Silence
George Orwell – Homage to Catalonia
Nathan Penlington – The Boy In The Book
Michael Pollan – Cooked
Helen Rappaport – Four Sisters : The Lost Lives of The Romanov Grand Duchesses
Marjane Satrapi – Persepolis – The Story of a Childhood
Rosemary Say – Rosie’s War : An Englishwoman’s Escape From Occupied France
Rebecca Skloot – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Solnit – Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Barbara Taylor – The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Alison Weir – The Lady In The Tower
Bee Wilson – Consider The Fork
Bee Wilson – First Bite: How We Learn To Eat
Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own

Philosophy of Mind

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Elisabeth Tova Bailey – The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Susan Cain – Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking
Erich Fromm – The Art Of Loving
John Gray – The Immortalization Commission – The Strange Quest To Cheat Death
John Gray – The Silence of Animals
Naoki Higashida – The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice From The Silence Of Autism
Otto Dov Kulka – Landscapes of The Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing – To The River
Olivia Laing – The Trip To Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink
Joanne Limburg – The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir
Richard Mabey – The Perfumier and The Stinkhorn
John Marzillier – The Gossamer Thread: My Life As A Psychotherapist
Michael Mayne – Learning to Dance
Tim Parks – Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing
Nathan Penlington – The Boy In The Book
Jon Ronson – The Psychopath Test
Mark Rowlands – The Philosopher and The Wolf
Oliver Sacks – The Mind’s Eye
Flora Rheta Schreiber – Sybil
Kathryn Schulz – Being Wrong: Adventures In The Margin Of Error
Julian Daizan Skinner – Practical Zen
Rebecca Solnit – Wanderlust: A History of Walking
R.H. Thouless – Straight and Crooked Thinking
Irvin D. Yalom – Love’s Executioner
Irvin D. Yalom – The Spinoza Problem
Irvin D. Yalom – Staring at the Sun

Science and Nature

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Birdsong: 150 British and Irish Birds and Their Amazing Sounds – Several authors.

Mandy Aftel – Essence and Alchemy
Mandy Aftel – Fragrant – The Secret Life of Scent
Sharman Apt Russell – Anatomy of a Rose
Sharman Apt Russell – Standing in the Light: My life as a Pantheist
Elisabeth Tova Bailey – The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Jonathan Balcombe – Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good
Jonathan Balcombe – Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals
Molly Birnbaum – Season to Taste
John Bradshaw – Cat Sense
Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin – The Complete Guide To Food Allergy and Intolerance
Susan Cain – Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking
James Davies – Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good
Gerald Durrell – My Family and Other Animals
Jean-Claude Ellena – Diary of a Nose : A Year in the Life of a Parfumeur
Jean-Claude Ellena – Perfume: The Alchemy of Scent
John Emsley – Molecules At An Exhibition
Maud Grieve – A Modern Herbal
Barbara Griggs – Green Pharmacy: The History and Evolution of Western Herbal Medicine
Bruce Hood – Supersense: From Superstition to Religion – The Brain Science of Belief
Kathleen Jamie – Sightlines
Kenwood Ladies Pond Association – Wild Swimming Walks
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing – To The River
Olivia Laing – The Trip To Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink
Joanne Limburg – The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir
Y.W.Loke – Life’s Vital Link
Richard Mabey – The Perfumier and The Stinkhorn
Helen MacDonald – H is for Hawk
Robert Macfarlane – The Wild Places
Chris Mackey – Synchronicity
John Marzillier – The Gossamer Thread: My Life As A Psychotherapist
Ashley Montagu – Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin
Siddhartha Mukherjee – The Emperor of All Maladies
Tim Parks – Teach Us To Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing
Michael Pollan – The Botany of Desire
Michael Pollan – Cooked
Christiane Ritter – A Woman In The Polar Night
Jon Ronson – The Psychopath Test
Mark Rowlands – The Philosopher and The Wolf
Oliver Sacks – The Mind’s Eye
Kathryn Schulz – Being Wrong: Adventures In The Margin Of Error
Rebecca Skloot – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Solnit – Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Christopher Somerville – The January Man
Martin Stevens – Cheats and Deceits
Bee Wilson – First Bite: How We Learn To Eat
Esther Woolfson – Corvus: A Life With Birds

Society, Politics, Economics

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William Alexander – Flirting with French
Joe Bageant – Deer Hunting With Jesus
Geraldine Brooks – Foreign Correspondence
Susan Cain – Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking
Emmanuel Carrère – Limonov
James Davies – Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good
Jasmine Donahaye – Losing Israel
Samantha Ellis – How To Be A Heroine
Nicholas Gage – Eleni
Kenwood Ladies Pond Association – Wild Swimming Walks
Otto Dov Kulka – Landscapes of The Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination
Olivia Laing – The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Felicity Lawrence – Not on the Label: What Really Goes Into the Food on Your Plate
Andrea Levy – Six Stories and an essay
Ben Macintyre – A Spy Among Friends
Stuart Maconie – Long Road From Jarrow
Nelson Mandela – Long Walk To Freedom
Sarah Moss – Names for the Sea: Strangers In Iceland
George Orwell – Homage to Catalonia
Michael Pollan – Cooked
Jon Ronson – The Psychopath Test
Samer – The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from ‘Islamic State’
Barbara Taylor – The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times
Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own

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