Do you prefer reading works of fiction or mostly non-fiction?

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  1. sweetzara profile image81
    sweetzaraposted 8 years ago

    Do you prefer reading works of fiction or mostly non-fiction?

    In you opinion, what's the best work of fiction or non-fiction you have ever read?

  2. thebiologyofleah profile image81
    thebiologyofleahposted 8 years ago

    I prefer reading mostly fiction, although there are some great authors out there that write non-fiction so well you feel like you are reading fiction. Some of the best stories are true so it is no wonder some non-fiction paints a better picture compared to fiction. One non-fiction author I particularly enjoy is Erik Larsen.

  3. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image85
    LastRoseofSummer2posted 8 years ago

    I almost exclusively read fiction. I have a bit of a short attention span and need a story that will capture my imagination. I will read some non-fiction if I'm on a craze about a particular subject (e.g. music, religion), and I LOVE diaries and letter collections. But the bulk of my library is novels and poetry.

    As for the best works I have ever read, for fiction it is Gaston Leroux's "The Phantom of the Opera", and for non-fiction it is "The Diary of Anne Frank". - "Out of Africa" by Isak Dinesen is a close second (there are too many close seconds on fiction for me to list!)

  4. Fastian profile image63
    Fastianposted 8 years ago

    If someone has not read the Harry Potter series, definitely the finest reading treat has been missed. I must've read the whole series more than half a dozen times It's the best book I have ever read & whenever I read it I feel the same joy.

  5. lburmaster profile image79
    lburmasterposted 8 years ago

    Fiction. I've always been addicted to the book I have of fairy tales as my true favorite. But my collection of novels begs to differ.

  6. Pintaya profile image83
    Pintayaposted 8 years ago

    Historical fiction is my guilty pleasure. Other than that, non-fiction all the way!

  7. europewalker profile image80
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    I like both, either a good mystery, something in the 18th century era. I also like to read about kings and queens, European history and biographies.

  8. GavinWichmann profile image60
    GavinWichmannposted 8 years ago

    Fiction is what I read more often, mostly because reading is an escape. Reading non-fiction works can be enjoyable, but fiction is overall much more entertaining I think.

  9. Shift-Three profile image61
    Shift-Threeposted 8 years ago

    For awhile I was reading only non fiction, now I seem to be in a fiction loop!

  10. Valorie Esquilona profile image61
    Valorie Esquilonaposted 8 years ago

    The truth is more amazing than fiction that's why I love non-fiction more.  Fiction is good too and there's no doubt that everybody loves it but I'd love to be astounded by the truth first.

  11. Ratatosk profile image57
    Ratatoskposted 8 years ago

    IsnĀ“t the very most of the books fiction, except biographies or technical stuff?

  12. UndercoverAgent19 profile image85
    UndercoverAgent19posted 8 years ago

    I find myself usually reading fiction, but it definitely depends on my mood or what the book is about, regardless of whether or not it's fiction or non-fiction. As I get older, I seem to be getting more and more interested in non-fiction. I think my favorite books overall would have to be Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll.

 
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