15 Great Nonfiction Books You Can Read In A Day

03 May 2019


Reading, in general, has a lot of benefits. And the benefits to reading nonfiction are even greater. For one, nonfiction books can teach you valuable life lessons and ways to deal with adversities in your own life.  Nonfiction books can also help to expand your vocabulary and improve your concentration.

But, let’s face it; sometimes it’s hard to find the time in our busy days to sit down and read a book.

If you are looking to start a new book, but don’t have time to tackle a 1,000-page novel, we have found the perfect solution. Here are 15 fantastic short nonfiction books that could easily be read in one day.

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Wolf

Pages: 128

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Pages: 62

Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou

Pages: 192

Zen In The Art Of Writing by Ray Bradbury

Pages: 191

The Diving Bell And The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

Pages: 131

Night by Elie Wiesel

Pages: 120

The Origin Of Others by Toni Morrison

Pages: 136

Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling

Pages: 80

The Beekeper: Rescuing The Stolen Women Of Iraq by Dunya Mikhail

Pages: 240

The Cost Of Living by Deborah Levy

Pages: 137

A Briefer History Of Time by Stephen Hawking

Pages: 176

The Descent Of Man by Grayson Perry

Pages: 160

The Ethics Of Ambiguity by Simone De Beauvoir

Pages: 192

Notes On Nationalism by George Orwell

Pages: 52

As A Man Thinketh by James Allen

Pages: 30

Jennifer Rizzo 
Jennifer Rizzo is a Denver based writer with a background in Healthcare, International Tour Management, Genealogical Research, and a passion for travel and languages. She studied Spanish at the University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico and also lived and studied in Ancona, Italy. After spending nearly a decade working in the health care field, Jennifer has a well-rounded knowledge of hospital functionality, medical terminology, and disease processes. She has extended work experience with government medical benefits as well as Social Security law, which has allowed her to fine-tune her ability to sort through large amounts of medical records, research, and data, and turn that information into well written reports and case briefs. Since joining The Writers for Hire, Jennifer has written on vast array of topics and has done many in-depth ancestry research and family history projects. She has worked as Project Manager for various client websites, family history books, and RFPs, as well as other projects. She enjoys working closely with clients, and loves any opportunity that allows her to indulge her creative side.

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