An interesting article about an author of nonfiction who was labelled a novelist. He delves into the term novel and how younger folks call nonfiction books as novels. He asks are all books novels? He also looks into the history of the past century of how Capute referred to his book In Cold Blood as a nonfiction novel and today we have graphic novels.
Me fictional books are novels, nonfictional books are nonfictional books. Maybe Ben and I are just oldsters. article How do English teachers here deal with this term.