In fiction and nonfiction, structure helps writers progress from one set of ideas and events to the next, producing consistent themes that recur throughout the composition. For example, in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" s... More »

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The winners of the 2014 National Book Award were Phil Klay's "Redeployment" in the fiction category and "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China" by Evan Osnos in the nonfiction category. In t... More »

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A work of fiction comes from the imagination, while nonfiction work is based on facts. A fictitious story may be based on real events or people and may contain certain facts, but if the overall work is made up, then it i... More »

The two most general types of literature are fiction and nonfiction. Fiction is literature created through the author's imagination, while nonfiction is literature based on fact. Within these two categories, literature c... More »

Some ways to recognize an author's purpose are to reflect on why the author may have written the text or to examine the structure of the author's work. Additionally, WeAreTeachers states that asking how a text makes one ... More »

A book is a set of written words or pictures on electronic or physical pages while a novel is a type of book that has a narrative structure and story. Novels are fictional, but books can be characterized as fiction or no... More »

Retailer Amazon.com has an Amazon Author Rank page that lists the most popular and best-selling authors in various genres of fiction and nonfiction. The Amazon Author Rank is updated hourly. Additionally, The New York Ti... More »

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