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The Most Eye-Opening Narrative Nonfiction Books of the 21st Century

Narrative nonfiction, also known as creative nonfiction, is a genre that uses the storytelling techniques of fiction to present factual information and real-life stories. These books can be incredibly powerful, offering readers new perspectives and insights, and raising important issues and questions about the world. Here are some examples of narrative nonfiction books that have been published in the 21st century, and have been considered to be eye-opening and thought-provoking:

  1. "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander: This book is a powerful examination of the ways in which the criminal justice system in the United States perpetuates racial inequality. It offers a new perspective on the issue of mass incarceration and raises important questions about the role of race in the criminal justice system.

  2. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot: This book tells the story of a woman whose cells were taken without her knowledge and used for scientific research, leading to numerous medical breakthroughs. It raises important ethical questions about informed consent and the use of human tissue in research, while also exploring the impact of these issues on the Lacks family.

  3. "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined" by Steven Pinker: This book is a groundbreaking examination of the history of human violence, and it argues that violence has been decreasing over time. It offers a new perspective on the nature of human violence and raises important questions about the causes of violence and the potential for peace.

  4. "The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy" by Mervyn King: This book is a powerful examination of the global economy and the role of money and banking in it. It offers a new perspective on the monetary system and raises important questions about the stability and sustainability of the global economy.

  5. "The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement" by David Brooks: This book is a powerful examination of the nature of human behavior and decision-making. It offers a new perspective on the role of emotions and unconscious processes in shaping human behavior and raises important questions about the nature of human nature.

These are just a few examples of narrative nonfiction books that have been published in the 21st century, and have been considered to be eye-opening and thought-provoking. They offer new perspectives, insights and raise important questions on a variety of subjects, and they can inspire readers to think differently about the world.

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