Genres of non-fiction

Genres of non-fiction (pdf)

Research literature

  • doctoral dissertations
  • monographs
  • scientific series
  • chronicles
  • article collections
  • scientific journals
  • Festschrifts
  • research reports
  • e-publications
  • etc.
     

Reference works

  • encyclopaedias
  • dictionaries
  • bibliographies
  • registers
  • biographical reference works
  • annals
  • almanacs
  • atlases
  • manuals
  • statistics
  • e-reference works
  • etc.
     

Manuals

  • instructions
  • hobbies
  • cookbooks
  • travel guides
  • ICT guides
  • building manuals
  • financial handbooks
  • legal handbooks
  • work manuals
  • health guides
  • language guides
  • e-manuals
  • etc.
     

Educational materials

  • textbooks
  • exercise books
  • teacher’s handbooks
  • exam questions
  • answer books
  • e-educational materials
  • etc.
     

General non-fiction

  • popular non-fiction
  • science & social science
  • history
  • nature
  • travel
  • biography
  • art
  • picture books
  • etc.
     

Children’s non-fiction

  • non-fiction in general
  • reference works
  • guides
  • picture books
  • etc.
     

Opinion books

  • essays
  • pamphlets
  • memoirs
  • religious books
  • philosophy of life
  • etc.