Definition of 'nonfiction'
Example sentences containing 'nonfiction'
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Do you prefer writing fiction or nonfiction?The Sun (2011)
Nonfiction is much more my scene.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's a high bar to set for a work of nonfiction.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The entrant must not have previously published any book in any country, whether fiction or nonfiction.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He has written some 30 iconoclastic books of fiction and nonfiction.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Artists who work in nonfiction, by contrast, try stick to the contours of what happened while primarily serving the themes of the story.Christianity Today (2000)
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