The links below will help you find contemporary literary nonfiction that is free to view.
Creative Nonfiction: True Stories Well Told
Many Nonfiction Essays by Various Established and Emerging Authors
Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction
Many Flash Nonfiction Essays by Various Established and Emerging Authors (750 words or less)
13 Essays by Joan Didion, Spanning Her Career From 1965 to 2013
20 Essays & Stories by David Sedaris: A Sampling of His Inimitable Humor
The 25 Best Non-Fiction Books Ever: Readers’ Picks