Nonfiction

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  1. Book ImageA Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    Mary Wollstonecraft, Deidre Shauna Lynch

    Third Edition

    Arguably the most original book of the eighteenth century, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a pioneering feminist work.More

  2. Book ImageLet Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie

    Rachel Corrie

    "A testament to how deeply we need the power and vision and energy of young women to transform the world."--Eve EnslerMore

  3. Book ImageKeep It Real: Everything You Need to Know About Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Lee Gutkind

    The one guide every creative nonfiction writer needs to turn to when being "creative."More

  4. Book ImageThe Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    Max Weber, Richard Swedberg

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is Max Weber’s most important work and, since its publication in 1904, has been widely considered the most important sociological study of the twentieth century.More

  5. Book ImageWalden / Civil Disobedience / and Other Writings

    Henry D. Thoreau, William Rossi

    Third Edition

    This revised and expanded Third Edition adds three important post-Walden essays, "Slavery in Massachusetts," "Walking," and "Wild Apples," bringing the full scope of Thoreau's mature powers to twenty-first-century readers. The texts are accompanied by explanatory annotations, Thoreau's survey of Walden Pond, and the 1852 Walling map of Concord village and its environs.More

  6. Book ImageDemocracy in America

    Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeves, Isaac Kramnick

    The Norton Critical Edition presents Tocqueville’s classic text in the Henry Reeves translation.More

  7. Book ImageThe Best Creative Nonfiction

    Lee Gutkind

    Volume(s): 1

    Narrative nonfiction at its cutting-edge best from writers at the cusp of recognition and fame.More

  8. Book ImageRoughing It in the Bush

    Susanna Moodie, Michael Peterman

    In 1832, Susanna Moodie immigrated to Canada from Britain with her husband and daughter in search of comfort and independence in the unsettled Canadian backwoods.More

  9. Book ImageThe Writings of St. Paul

    Saint Paul, John T. Fitzgerald, Wayne A. Meeks

    Second Edition

    The Second Edition of this perennially popular Norton Critical Edition is based on the Today’s New International Version of Paul’s letters, a new translation that is heralded for its inclusiveness and accuracy in representation of gender.More

  10. Book ImageLove My Rifle More than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army

    Kayla Williams, Michael E. Staub

    “Brave, honest, and necessary.”—Nancy Pearl, NPR SeattleMore

  11. Book ImageShort Takes: Brief Encounters with Contemporary Nonfiction

    Judith Kitchen

    Invigorating creative nonfiction—short, but never slight—gathered by the co-editor of In Short and In Brief.More

  12. Book ImageThe Selected Political Writings of John Locke

    John Locke, Paul E. Sigmund

    John Locke’s revolutionary writings created a sea change in political theory and, eventually, in liberal democracy in practice.More

  13. Book ImageIn Fact: The Best of Creative Nonfiction

    Lee Gutkind, Annie Dillard

    A cross section of the famous and those bound to become so, this collection is a riveting experience highlighting the expanding importance of this dramatic and exciting new genre.More

  14. Book ImageThe Showings of Julian of Norwich

    Julian of Norwich, Denise N. Baker

    Julian of Norwich is among the most intriguing religious visionaries in Christian history.More

  15. Book ImageRed Cavalry

    Isaac Babel, Nathalie Babel, Peter Constantine, Et Al.

    "Amazing not only as literature but as biography." —Richard Bernstein, The New York TimesMore

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