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Most Anticipated Spring 2021 Nonfiction Books

There are many exciting nonfiction releases that will be hitting bookshelves by storm in Spring 2021. There are some captivating memoirs, untold stories, investigations, ghost stories, and so much more.  So make space on your bookshelves, stop by your favorite indie bookstore, and make those library requests after you’ve browsed our most anticipated Spring 2021 nonfiction book list!

Elizabeth & Margaret : The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters by Andrew Morton

Elizabeth & Margaret : The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters by Andrew Morton

A captivating biography that follows Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret as they navigate life in the royal spotlight.

My Broken Language by Quiara Alegría Hudes

My Broken Language by Quiara Alegría Hudes

A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse.

I Had a Brother Once by Adam Mansbach

I Had a Brother Once by Adam Mansbach

A brilliant, genre-defying work–both memoir and epic poem–about the struggle for wisdom, grace, and ritual in the face of unspeakable loss.

I Am a Girl from Africa by Elizabeth Nyamayaro

I Am a Girl from Africa by Elizabeth Nyamayaro

I Am a Girl from Africa charts Elizabeth’s quest in pursuit of her dream from the small village of Goromonzi to Harare, London, New York, and beyond, where she eventually became a Senior Advisor at the United Nations and launched HeForShe, one of the world’s largest global solidarity movements for gender equality.

The Unfit Heiress : The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt by Audrey Clare Farley

The Unfit Heiress : The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt by Audrey Clare Farley

A page-turning drama of fortunes, eugenics, and women’s reproductive rights framed by the sordid court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother.

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.

The Haunting of Alma Fielding : A True Ghost Story by Kate Summerscale

The Haunting of Alma Fielding : A True Ghost Story by Kate Summerscale

Internationally bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Kate Summerscale follows a ghost hunter in 1938 London in a case that illuminates changing social attitudes toward psychoanalysis, sexuality, and the supernatural.

Are you looking forward to any of these books?

What nonfiction books are you looking forward to in 2021?  What books would you add to the list?