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Nonfiction Genres

Nonfiction genres books graphicNonfiction Genres – How many genres of nonfiction are there, and what are the correct definitions for each of them? Find out here using our Book Genre Finder. Click on the nonfiction genre links below for detailed definitions and examples. Or click here to see all Fiction Genres and Book Genres for Kids.

Books that fit into nonfiction genres are made up of prose writing based on facts, real events, and real people. Books in nonfiction genres are based on true facts and information. They are narrative accounts or other communicative works that impart knowledge or information to the reader.

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Nonfiction Genres – Book Genres

Book Genre Dictionary | Nonfiction Genres

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Animals and Pets Genre

Architecture Book Genre

Art Book Genre

Autobiography Genre

Beauty Book Genre

Biography Genre

Business Book Genre

Celebrity Nonfiction Genre

Child Guidance Book Genre

Christian Nonfiction Genre

Computer Book Genre

Cookbook Genre

Cooking Book Genre

Crafts Book Genre

Creative Nonfiction Genre

Cultural and Social Issues

Current Affairs and Events

Dating Book Genre

Design Book Genre

Diet Book Genre

Economics Book Genre

Education Book Genre

Entertainment Book Genre



Environment Book Genre

Ethnic Nonfiction Genre

Family Book Genre

Fashion Book Genre

Film Book Genre

Finance and Money Genre

Fitness Book Genre

Food and Drinks Book Genre

Gardening Book Genre

Gay Nonfiction Genre

General Nonfiction Genre

Gift and Novelty Genre

Government Genre

Health Book Genre

History Genre

How-to Genre

Humor Nonfiction Genre

Inspirational Nonfiction Genre

Investigative Nonfiction Genre

Journalism Book Genre

Legal Nonfiction Genre

Lesbian Nonfiction Genre

Lifestyle Genre


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