Following on from yesterday’s best fiction post, here are the best non-fiction books I read this year. (Note that not all of these were published this year, that’s just when I read them.)
The following are abridged reviews; where there’s a longer version on the blog, I’ve linked to it.
Both of these are Marmite shows, I think, for different reasons.
Riverdale is pure trash, but enjoyable trash if you can set aside your snobbishness; Narcos is a graphically violent semi-documentary about the Drug Enforcement Agency and their dealings with Pablo Escobar.
The Scholl Case by Anja Reich-Osang tells the true story of an investigative journalist who’s looking into the death of Birgitte Scholl, a popular woman in the town of Ludwigsfelde, where she lived with her husband Heinrich.