500 Chess Questions Answered: for all new chess players
The Anand Files: The World Championship Story 2008-2012
The Best I Saw in Chess: Games, Stories and Instruction from an Alabama Prodigy Who Became U.S. Champion
Birth of the Chess Queen: A History
Bobby Fischer and His World
Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match of All Time
Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions
Chess for Zebras
Chess is My Life
Chess Opening Names: The Fascinating & Entertaining History Behind The First Few Moves
Chess Queens: The True Story of a Chess Champion and the Greatest Female Players of All Time
Chess Story
Chess Words of Wisdom: The Principles, Methods and Essential Knowledge of Chess
Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall—From America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors,  Part 1
A Guide to Chess Improvement: The Best of Novice Nook
The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Human Brain
Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them
José Raúl Capablanca: A Chess Biography
The King: Chess Pieces

Getting Recommendations

Last week I reached out to twitter to see if they had any recommendations for chess books that were mostly prose. Here was the tweet:

Book List

I collected all the results (and added a few of my own). I used Goodreads to collect all of them into a list and because they let me have this fancy widget (and the one above). Here they are:


Other Suggestions?

Let me know if you have any other ideas by sending me a message on Twitter!