Load up Instapaper! Conor Friedersdorf just published his annual list of the best nonfiction writing from 2011. The list is so good, I’m not even sure where you should start, but you probably can’t go wrong making an effort to work through all 101 pieces.
The Guardian compiles their list of the 100 best non-fiction books ever written. Certainly not definitive by any means, but bookmark it for that moment when you’re looking for something to balance out that crime thriller or sci fi novel. Really glad they included Michael Herr’s Dispatches, which along with Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, [...]