Last Updated on December 15, 2023 by BiblioLifestyle
Are you looking for the most captivating nonfiction books published in 2022? Then you’re in luck! We’ve put together this list of what we consider to be 10 of the best nonfiction books released this year. From inspiring memoirs to thought-provoking social issues, these titles are guaranteed to provide an engaging read that will keep you hooked until their climax. Whether tackling serious topics or showing us a different perspective on our lives, each book on this list offers something new and worthwhile to any reader – so make sure you stop by your local library or bookstore soon!
George V: Never a Dull Moment by Jane Ridley
From one of the most beloved and distinguished historians of the British monarchy, here is a lively, intimately detailed biography of a long-overlooked king who reimagined the Crown in the aftermath of World War I and whose marriage was an epic romance.
We Carry Their Bones by Erin Kimmerle
Forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle explores the legacy of the notorious Dozier Boys School—the true story behind the Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Nickel Boys—and the contentious process of exhuming the graves of the boys buried there in order to reunite them with their families.
Walking Gentry Home by Alora Young
An “extraordinary” (Laurie Halse Anderson) young poet traces the lives of her foremothers in West Tennessee, from those enslaved centuries ago to her grandmother, her mother, and finally herself, in this stunning debut celebrating Black girlhood and womanhood throughout American history.
The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2022
- George V: Never a Dull Moment by Jane Ridley
- Tell Me Everything by Erika Krouse
- We Carry Their Bones by Erin Kimmerle
- Imagine a City by Mark Vanhoenacker
- Walking Gentry Home by Alora Young
- Solito by Javier Zamora
- Year of the Tiger by Alice Wong
- Stay True by Hua Hsu
- Shirley Hazzard by Brigitta Olubas
- A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing by Mary-Alice Daniel
What do you think about the best nonfiction books of 2022 on this list?
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