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TIME Magazine Best Nonfiction Books of 2005

The TIME Magazine Best Nonfiction Books of 2005 are listed below. The star rating and number of reviews are from Amazon.com. In parentheses after the star rating and number of reviews are the number of pages in the book and any other awards that the book was a finalist for. Award names in red indicate the the book was the winner of that award. Click the buy from Amazon.com link to be taken to the Amazon.com website where you can purchase the book from the premier online bookseller.

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TIME Magazine Best Nonfiction Books of 2005
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird Winner!
255 reviews (2005) (736p) (PP Bio) (NBCCA Bio) (TIME Non) (Amazon Dec EBio) (Amazon 05 EBio)
Author: TotNom=2 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=1 PPWin=1 NBCCANom=1 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq by George Packer
147 reviews (2005) (480p) (PP Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (ALA Non) (Amazon 05 ECE)
Author: TotNom=1 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt
181 reviews (2005) (896p) (PP Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (Amazon 05 EHis)
Author: TotNom=1 UnqBooks=1 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
975 reviews (2005) (240p) (NBCCA Autobio) (PP Bio) (NBA Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (Amazon 05 C50) (Amazon 05 E50) (Amazon 05 CBio)
Author: TotNom=4 UnqBooks=2 PPNom=1 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=2 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=1
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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
890 reviews (2005) (480p) (TIME Non) (Amazon Dec EHis) (Amazon 05 E50) (Amazon 05 EHis) (Amazon 05 CHis)
Author: TotNom=0 UnqBooks=0 PPNom=0 PPWin=0 NBCCANom=0 NBCCAWin=0 NBANom=0
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