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10 best nonfiction books of 2015: the Monitor's picks

Here are the 10 nonfiction books the Monitor's critics liked best this year.

1. "The Almost Nearly Perfect People," by Michael Booth

After 10 years of life in Denmark, British journalist Michael Booth surveys his adopted region and asks, Is Scandinavia as perfect as it appears? His answers are witty and insightful. ( review, 1/6/15)
(Picador, 400 pp.)

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