Why don't we call the other, "Non truth"?
Good writing is good writing. I love writing, and reading "truth."
Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, wasn't fiction. It was truth.
Weekly newspapers are called "non-dailies." Why not call dailies, "Non-weeklies"?
So is John McPhee, and sometimes I get close, as with "Losing my right arm."