Nonfiction is a broad genre of writing that encompasses all books that aren't rooted in a fictional narrative. There are two main types of nonfiction writing. They are literary nonfiction and informative nonfiction. Literary nonfiction often uses storytelling to convey facts, such as a memoir or journal. Informative nonfiction includes articles and interviews. Nonfiction is a genre of literature based on facts. The people, events, and settings in nonfiction writing are real. Sometimes, the details may be from one person's perspective, but they are not imaginary and can be verified.