What IS "nonfiction that reads like fiction"?
Nonfiction that tells a good story.
Nonfiction with strong characters.
Quickly paced nonfiction.
Philip Lopate on the subject: Why can't nonfiction be nonfiction?
Fiction-L June 2010 list; 100+ titles, title and author only
Not Just Heavy Reading: About 13 titles, annotated, a nice mix of classics and different choices.
Wake County NF that Reads Like F. A nice list, but all over the map.
Narrative Nonfiction Booklists (Maureen O'Connor)