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Hi guys,

Just wanted to ask what sort of topics do you like to read about in non-fiction books?

For me personally, I like to read historical, scientific and sociological.

Thank you - this is for a project :smile:
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Original post by Ambiguous Super
Hi guys,

Just wanted to ask what sort of topics do you like to read about in non-fiction books?

For me personally, I like to read historical, scientific and sociological.

Thank you - this is for a project :smile:

At the moment I’m pretty much exclusively reading Victorian fiction. I guess you’d call it literary fiction if you were trying to put it in a genre? I also like gothic novels (Victorian gothic and modern gothic short stores), satire, and poetry (mostly modern poetry).

EDIT: It’s 2am and I’ve only just realised you said NON FICTION. Sorry. I’m tired. For non fiction I read essays on literature (I suppose you’d have to say collections of essays if it’s books specifically), books on literary theory, sometimes history books. Occasionally children’s science books. I’m an English student so that’s why lol.
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Original post by gjd800
classical indian philosophy

Cool!

Original post by amethystmoss
At the moment I’m pretty much exclusively reading Victorian fiction. I guess you’d call it literary fiction if you were trying to put it in a genre? I also like gothic novels (Victorian gothic and modern gothic short stores), satire, and poetry (mostly modern poetry).

EDIT: It’s 2am and I’ve only just realised you said NON FICTION. Sorry. I’m tired. For non fiction I read essays on literature (I suppose you’d have to say collections of essays if it’s books specifically), books on literary theory, sometimes history books. Occasionally children’s science books. I’m an English student so that’s why lol.

Oh Ok! Haha don't worry
Original post by gjd800
classical indian philosophy

Is this a book or genre?

Thanks for your input :smile:
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Original post by Ambiguous Super
Is this a book or genre?

Thanks for your input :smile:

It is a topic
Original post by Ambiguous Super
Hi guys,

Just wanted to ask what sort of topics do you like to read about in non-fiction books?

For me personally, I like to read historical, scientific and sociological.

Thank you - this is for a project :smile:

I like true life stories
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Original post by Emma:-)
I like true life stories

So do you enjoy reading Biographies/autobiographies?

I like reading stories like this too :smile:!
Original post by Ambiguous Super
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So do you enjoy reading Biographies/autobiographies?

I like reading stories like this too :smile:!

Yeah, I quite like biographies/autobiographies. And true life stuff in general.
My favourites are the books by Cathy glass.
Reply 9
History, especially Russian stuff. Most recent non-fiction book I read was on the history of the Kremlin. I don't read many science books (outside of textbooks or other specialist books) anymore now that I'm at uni.
So many things, but these ones in particular

Philosophy
(Ancient) History
Sciences
Culture
Religion

@Sinnoh I think that you had forgotten to mention physics. :smile:
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Original post by Kallisto
So many things, but these ones in particular

Philosophy
(Ancient) History
Sciences
Culture
Religion

@Sinnoh I think that you had forgotten to mention physics. :smile:

Right now I wouldn't say I read physics books, rather I make use of them.
Back in A-level while I was preparing my personal statement or hyping myself up about uni I would've read more popular physics books, but now they're not so useful. John Gribbin might have written a very nice overview of quantum mechanics with "In Search of Schrödinger's Cat", but it's not so useful if you're trying to work out the energy eigenvalues of the Yukawa potential with perturbation theory.
Original post by Sinnoh
Right now I wouldn't say I read physics books, rather I make use of them.
Back in A-level while I was preparing my personal statement or hyping myself up about uni I would've read more popular physics books, but now they're not so useful. John Gribbin might have written a very nice overview of quantum mechanics with "In Search of Schrödinger's Cat", but it's not so useful if you're trying to work out the energy eigenvalues of the Yukawa potential with perturbation theory.

It is the same to me. Since I finished A levels, I don't read the physics books stored in my bookshelf so often as I was used to. Maybe because I have different interests in and would like to now something new. That does not say that I gave it up completely. On the contrary I have just finished to read a physics book. :smile: I must confess that Yukawa and his perturbation theory isn't familiar to me. :colondollar:
Autobiography, biography, cookbooks, history, memoirs, true crime, theology/religion and spirituality.
Original post by Sinnoh
History, especially Russian stuff. Most recent non-fiction book I read was on the history of the Kremlin. I don't read many science books (outside of textbooks or other specialist books) anymore now that I'm at uni.


Awesome! I love historical books too
Original post by londonmyst
Autobiography, biography, cookbooks, history, memoirs, true crime, theology/religion and spirituality.

Yassss!
Original post by Sinnoh
History, especially Russian stuff. Most recent non-fiction book I read was on the history of the Kremlin. I don't read many science books (outside of textbooks or other specialist books) anymore now that I'm at uni.

Love that.

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