Reading recommendations - Non-fiction
History, biographies, science and more - find your next favourite factual read at the library.
New, on order, and recent non-fiction that library borrowers have given 5-star ratings.
Top rated Biography, History and New Zealand, and new and on order non-fiction
Top rated Cooking, Health, Music, Science and Travel titles
Popular non-fiction authors:
No visas required! See the world with our latest Armchair Travel newsletter.
Selected titles on power players, the story behind the news, and significant periods in history.
Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of books that explore the financial, physical, and philosophical challenges in life.
Looking inward, outward or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be part of this list, to inform and enlighten.
From celebrity memoirs to the lives of key figures in history, try our Biography and Memoir newsletter for extraordinary life stories.
New and recommended reads from the worlds of television and film, fashion, sport, the internet, music and theatre.
Find recommended titles on gardening, home improvement, interiors, and crafts.