200 best non-fiction books according to Afisha Magazine

Given by Afisha Magazine

149 Works 392,256 Books 7,394 Reviews 4.0
Беседы о русской культурe : быт и традиции русского дворянства (XVIII - начало XIX века) / (1994) by Юрий Михайлович Лотман
60-е: Мир советского человека (1988) by Александр Генис
Хлыст Секты, лит. и революция (1998) by Александр Маркович Эткинд
В поисках Константинополя. Путеводитель по византийскому Стамбулу и окрестностям by Sergey A. Ivanov
Русский язык на грани нервного срыва (2007) by Максим Кронгауз
Музпросвет (2010) by Андрей Горохов
Записи и выписки (2000) by Mikhail Gasparov
Самодержец пустыни (2010) by Леонид Юзефович
Тюрьма и воля (2012) by Михаил Ходорковский
Дневники, 1973-1983 by Александр Дмитриевич Шмеман
Академик Ландау. Как мы жили. (2000) by Кора Ландау-Дробанцева
London: The Biography (2000) by Peter Ackroyd
Tokyo Vice (2009) by Jake Adelstein
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More (2006) by Chris Anderson
Apologiya matematiki (2012) by Uspenskiy Vladimir Andreevich
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (1963) by Hannah Arendt
Holy Blood, Holy Grail (1982) by Michael Baigent
House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival (2010) by Deborah Ball
Mythologies (1957) by Roland Barthes
Leo Tolstoy: Flight from Paradise (2010) by Pavel Basinsky
VOLOKOLAMSKIN VALTATIE (1944) by Aleksandr Bek
Ways of Seeing (1972) by John Berger
Easy riders, raging bulls : how the sex-drugs-and-rock 'n' roll generation saved Hollywood (1998) by Peter Biskind
In Search of Perfection (2006) by Heston Blumenthal
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest (1997) by Anatoli Boukreev
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000) by Anthony Bourdain
Doyle Brunson's Super System: A Course in Power Poker (1979) by Doyle Brunson
A Short History of Nearly Everything (2003) by Bill Bryson
Boris Pasternak (2006) by Dmitriĭ Bykov
Slightly Out of Focus (1947) by Robert Capa
In Cold Blood (1965) by Truman Capote
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (1974) by Robert A. Caro
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains (2010) by Nicholas Carr
In Patagonia (1977) by Bruce Chatwin
The Gun (2010) by C. J. Chivers
Government in the Future (1999) by Noam Chomsky
The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe (2011) by Frank Close
Grace: A Memoir (2012) by Grace Coddington
The Fashion Conspiracy: A Remarkable Journey Through the Empires of Fashion (1988) by Nicholas Coleridge
Europe: A History (1996) by Norman Davies
The Selfish Gene (1976) by Richard Dawkins
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics (2003) by John Derbyshire
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications (1997) by David Deutsch
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (1997) by Jared Diamond
The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris (2006) by Alicia Drake
Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper (2003) by Stephen J. Dubner
The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry (1999) by Ilja Ehrenburg
The Battle That Shook Europe: Poltava and the Birth of the Russian Empire (1988) by Peter Englund
Citizen Newhouse: Portrait Of A Media Merchant (1998) by Carol Felsenthal
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008) by Niall Ferguson
Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character (1985) by Richard Feynman
News from Tartary (1936) by Peter Fleming
The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978-1979 (2004) by Michel Foucault
Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour (2004) by Kate Fox
The Golden Bough (1890) by James George Frazer
The End of History and the Last Man (1992) by Francis Fukuyama
Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century (2009) by Masha Gessen
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (1976) by Carlo Ginzburg
Violence and the Sacred (1972) by René Girard
Outliers: The Story of Success (2008) by Malcolm Gladwell
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood (2011) by James Gleick
The Story of Art (1950) by E. H. Gombrich
Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age (2004) by Paul Graham
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food (2010) by Paul Greenberg
The Total Art of Stalinism: Avant-Garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship, and Beyond (1992) by Boris Groys
Jerry Hall's Tall Tales (1985) by Jerry Hall
A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes (1988) by Stephen Hawking
The Trail of War: On the Track of Big Horse in Central Asia (2002) by Sven Hedin
The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers (1953) by Robert L. Heilbroner
A Moveable Feast (1964) by Ernest Hemingway
Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft (1948) by Thor Heyerdahl
Hitch-22 (2010) by Christopher Hitchens
The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 (1994) by Eric Hobsbawm
The Invention of Tradition (1983) by Eric Hobsbawm
The Oligarchs: Wealth And Power In The New Russia (2002) by David E. Hoffman
The Secret Lives of Buildings: From the Ruins of the Parthenon to the Vegas Strip in Thirteen Stories (2009) by Edward Hollis
The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia (1990) by Peter Hopkirk
The contemporary cinema (1963) by Penelope Houston
Steve Jobs (2011) by Walter Isaacson
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) by Jane Jacobs
Med livet som insats : berättelsen om Vladimir Majakovskij och hans krets (2007) by Bengt Jangfeldt
Churchill: A Biography (2001) by Roy Jenkins
Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011) by Daniel Kahneman
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) by Naomi Klein
Vesper, Ensslin, Baader: Urszenen des deutschen Terrorismus (2003) by Gerd Koenen
Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan (1978) by Rem Koolhaas
Russkiˆi baletnyˆi teatr nachalea dvad&tacute;&sgrave;atogo veka by Vera Krasovskaya
Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey--and Even Iraq--Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport (2009) by Simon Kuper
Dnevnik 1934 goda (1998) by M. A. Kuzmin
Journey to the East (1987) by Le Corbusier
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (2005) by Steven D. Levitt
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World (2011) by Michael Lewis
Tchétchénie, An III (2009) by Jonathan Littell
Word for Word: A Memoir (2009) by Lilianna Lungina
The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book about a Vast Memory (1968) by Aleksandr R. Luria
Operation Mincemeat (2010) by Ben Macintyre
In the Freud Archives (1984) by Janet Malcolm
Hope Against Hope: A Memoir (1970) by Nadezhda Mandelstam
Обезьяны, кости и гены (2011) by Alexander Markov
Chickenhawk (1983) by Robert Mason
Tintin and the secret of literature (2006) by Tom McCarthy
The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw: The Robin Friday Story (1997) by Paul McGuigan
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found (2004) by Suketu Mehta
The Culture of Food (1993) by Massimo Montanari
The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal (1967) by Desmond Morris
Underground (1997) by Haruki Murakami
Front Row: Anna Wintour: The Cool Life and Hot Times of Vogue's Editor in Chief (2005) by Jerry Oppenheimer
Homage to Catalonia (1938) by George Orwell
Культура Два (2006) by Vladimir Papernyj
Medioevo simbolico (2004) by Michel Pastoureau
The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics (1989) by Roger Penrose
Shadows of the Mind (1994) by Roger Penrose
Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback (1966) by George Plimpton
Почему языки такие разные (2010) by V. A. Plungyan
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006) by Michael Pollan
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia (2000) by Ahmed Rashid
The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life (2005) by Tom Reiss
Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past (2011) by Simon Reynolds
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (2008) by Mary Roach
Some of Me (1997) by Isabella Rossellini
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales (1970) by Oliver Sacks
Caviar: The Strange History and Uncertain Future of the World's Most Coveted Delicacy (2002) by Inga Saffron
Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation (1980) by Carl Sagan
Venice Is a Fish: A Sensual Guide (1998) by Tiziano Scarpa
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) by Eric Schlosser
The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann, 1973-1983 (2000) by Alexander Schmemann
Nobrow : The Culture of Marketing, the Marketing of Culture (2000) by John Seabrook
Campo Santo (2003) by W. G. Sebald
Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space (2012) by Ron Shiffman
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body (2008) by Neil Shubin
Weirdo. Mosher. Freak (2010) by Catherine Smyth
The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost (1991) by Andrew Solomon
The Gulag Archipelago (Parts I-IV) (1973) by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 (2008) by Susan Sontag
" Poėtika rannevizantiĭskoĭ literatury". by S.S. Averint͡sev
The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011) by Guy Standing
The friendly Arctic; the story of five years in Polar regions (1921) by Vilhjalmur Stefansson
A Russian Journal (1948) by John Steinbeck
Eminent Victorians (1918) by Lytton Strachey
The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations (2004) by James Surowiecki
Opit Biografii (2006) by Феликс Светов
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (2007) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Kingdom of Infinite Space: A Portrait of Your Head (2008) by Raymond Tallis
The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939 (1961) by A. J. P. Taylor
Trauberg Natalya. Sama zhizn (2008) by N. Trauberg
The Forsaken: An American Tragedy in Stalin's Russia (2008) by Tim Tzouliadis
D.V. (1984) by Diana Vreeland
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World (2004) by Jack Weatherford
The Sublime Object of Ideology (1989) by Slavoj Žižek


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