Lets face it, not everyone has the instinct or desire to pick a book off a shelf and read it. Whether you blame it on your busy lifestyle or completely lack interest for it, you’re missing out on way too many scientifically proven life-enhancing benefits to avoid the innocent leisurely activity forever. Below is a list of 10 cool and/or inspiring non-fiction Amazon books that even people who hate reading will enjoy:
- Humans of New York: Stories
- The De-Textbook: The Stuff You Didn’t Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew
- Tinder Nightmares
- The World of PostSecret
- Thug Kitchen Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
- What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
- Before I Die
- Bansky In New York
- 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2015 Edition)
- Fifty Shades of Bacon Cookbook
Humans of New York: Stories combines beautiful portraits with a wide range of uplifting, sad, and inspirational stories provided by real, everyday people. While you most likely won’t want to put it down, it’s the kind of book that you can easily dive in and out of. Most of all, this book will make you appreciate and fall in love with the human race.
A must read for pretty much anyone who went to high school, The De-Textbook unearths the truths of the World as we were taught. However, unlike the majority of our high school curriculums, it cuts straight to the chase and doesn’t poison our brains with useless information. The book’s readability is heightened by the images and illustrations scattered throughout.
Tinder Nightmares is an easy and fun read showcasing a hilarious combination of epic Tinder fails. The book is organized by topic; some of which include bad english and strange requests. Anyone who’s ever used online dating will definitely appreciate this book.
The World of PostSecret offers a deeper glimpse into what goes on in the private spectrum of humanity. For ten years, author Frank Warren has been eliciting anonymous secrets on postcards from hundreds of thousands of strangers around the world. You’ll discover a combination of funny, heartbreaking, inspirational, and incredibly sad confessions paired with relevant and equally inspirational artwork.
You don’t have to be a bookworm or even a good cook to enjoy the Thug Kitchen Cookbook. With a combination of relatively simple yet delicious and healthy recipes written in a entertainingly foul manner, Thug Kitchen will alter your eating (and reading) habits like never before.
If you have a slightest interest in science and enlightening facts and enjoy pondering ridiculous what-if scenarios, this book is for you. What If? presents 300 pages of engaging and entertaining, but nonetheless factual answers to questions you might or might never have thought about in the past.
Before I Die is an inspiring book that compiles hundreds of anonymous statements finishing the sentence “Before I Die I Want To…”. It’s the kind of book that will leave you questioning the meaning of life. With some hopeful, some funny, and some leaving you teary eyed, you will be sure to find some that hit home.
Banksy in New York offers a glimpse into Bansky’s highly publicized and satirical NYC street art and graffiti. The book follows photographer Ray Mock on an adventurous pursuit to find and photograph Bansky’s latest pieces during his widely renown Better Out Than In project. The book is written in an insightful but humorous tone and includes over 140 photos.
The 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die book highlights the most noteworthy masterpieces in the history of film since 1902. The book combines still shots, awards won, cast details, full summaries, and professional reviews to achieve a fine balance between entertainment and literature.
Fifty Shades of Bacon cookbook is the kind of book you lock yourself in the bathroom with to finish in peace and privacy. The cookbook includes 50 mouth-watering bacon recipes with sensual chapter titles that will make your quiver (if you’re not already quivering from the images).