Histories, discussions, and general non fiction works featuring people without children.

* We've tried to add triggers where they're known, but we will have missed many. All titles about childlessness come with a general trigger warning for childlessness, infertility, pregnancy loss and associated issues.

Title Author Genre Notes Triggers ISBN
The Baby Matrix: Why Freeing Our Minds From Outmoded Thinking About Parenthood & Reproduction Will Create a Better World Laura Carroll Sociology, Psychology, Feminism, Philosophy Pronatalism 9780615642994
Childlessness in the Age of Communication: Deconstructing Silence Cristina Archetti 9781000033380
How is a Man Supposed to be a Man? Male Childlessness -- a Life Course Disrupted Robin A. Hadley Childless men 9781800731875
These Precious Days Ann Pratchett Essays 9780063092785
Regretting Motherhood Orna Donath Sociology, Psychology, Feminism parenthood 9781623171377
Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on The Decision Not To Have Kids Megan Daum Sociology, Feminism 9781250052933
Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence Amy Blackstone Sociology Childfree by choice 9781524744090
Belonging: remembering ourselves home Toko-pa Turner Philosophy, Spirituality 9781775111207
Otherhood: modern women Finding a new kind of happiness Melanie Notkin Feminism, Sociology, Philosophy 9781580055215
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson American History, Race 978067944432
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II Denise Kiernan History, World War II 9781451617528
Dear You: A Letter to my Unborn Children Tessa Broad 9781910453407
Without Children: The Long History of Not Being a Mother Peggy O'Donnell Heffington History, Feminism, Sociology 9781541675575
The Baby Boon: How family-friendly america cheats the childless Elinor Burkett Politics 9780743242646
Nobody's Mother: Life Without Kids Lynne Van Luven Feminism, Essays 9781894898409
The Seed: Infertility is a Feminist Issue Alexandra Kimball Feminism, Sociology 9781552453858
Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather: A Scandalous History of Birds, Hats and Votes Tessa Boase History 9781781316542
Women Without Kids: The Revolutionary Rise of an Unsung Sisterhood Ruby Warrington Feminism, Sociology 9781683649274
How to Be Childless: A History and Philosophy of Life Without Children Rachel Chrastil History 9780190918620