Characteristics of a non-fiction text includes the presence of a table of contents, headings, captions, diagrams, charts, graphs, a glossary and an index. Additionally, the subjects of non-fiction are real and not imagined or made up, as the subjects in fiction are.
Some of the top rated fiction books of all time include "To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee, "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown, "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "Looking for Alaska" by John Green and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Other titles include "Dune" by ...
As of 2015, fiction books on the New York Times' best sellers list include "The Bazaar of Bad Dreams" by Stephen King, "The Crossing" by Michael Connelly and "See Me" by Nicholas Sparks. "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Album is also on the list.
Some characteristics of literary science fiction include a future or alternative historical setting and a level of scientific, technological or social plausibility. Other common features include characters such as aliens or robots and futuristic technology, such as tele...
Some well-reviewed historical fiction books published in 2015 include "The Fifth Heart" by Dan Simmons, "Leaving Berlin" by Joseph Kanon and "At the Water's Edge" by Sara Gruen. Historical fiction is a category of literature in which the time period is an important part...
Choose a good non-fiction book by consulting lists of top titles and choosing a book based on personal interests. Websites such as TheGuardian.com, TheStreet.com and TheGreatestBooks.org all offer lists of highly praised non-fiction books on a variety of subjects.
Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Mark Twain's "the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Herman Mellville's "Moby-Dick" are generally considered to be excellent works of fiction. All three writers are American.