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If you prefer your reading to be based in the real world then welcome to OnBuy’s fantastic library of non-fiction books! A brilliant way to gain a deeper understanding of the world around you, our sellers will fuel your interests, hobbies and minds with their fabulous selections!

When Gutenberg invented his printing press in 1440, it created an explosion in knowledge, as ordinary people could afford to buy mass produced books for the first time. Six centuries later a new reading revolution is here: the OnBuy non-fiction selection! Our verified sellers have worked hard to fill this department with knowledge on every subject you could wish to learn about, creating an excellent resource for school children and academic adults to find textbooks and reference books for their courses, or just the perfect place to sate your curiosity - go on, dive in!

The natural (and supernatural) world

Just like a real university, OnBuy’s selection of non-fiction titles is organised into different categories based on areas of interest. Want to learn more about how the world and our universe works? Our many science focused categories will illuminate the truth! If you’re looking for examinations of mathematics, physics and other general science subjects, then check out our mathematics and science books; to learn more about climate science and geology, head to our geology and earth science and natural history categories; and to find out how technology is shaping our future, buy books on computing and technology. All of these categories have technical works for specialists in each area of inquiry and general interest and explainer books for the public at large.

As well as exploring the limits of our physical world, our non-fiction selection has plenty of information to offer up about the spiritual world as well. For those interested in the history of religions and belief systems from all around the world, check out our religion and belief books; for more alternative esoteric information, check out our mind, body and spirit collection. While if it’s advice for your own journey you’re seeking, take a browse through our range on self-help and personal development.

The whole of humankind

Or perhaps you’d rather learn about human society. Our books about books on art and design can unlock your creativity and let you se the world in a whole new way. Want to learn more about how and why your government works? Politics, society and philosophy books will do just that! You can also swot up on the inner workings of the economy and the laws of the land with our business, finance and law books - who knows, these books just might give you the edge you need to create a successful business! And as George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”, so you’d best read up on the past with our wide ranging history collection. Featuring every era of history, from the neolithic to the 21st Century, with books focusing on every region of the world, you’ll learn everything you need to avoid the mistakes of the past.

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