Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Non-Fiction Five Challenge 2008

COMPLETED: July, 2008

Hosted By: "Thoughts of Joy..."
(5 non-fiction books/May - September)


1. The Borden Tragedy (Geary)

2. A Walk in the Woods (Bryson)

3. Maus I: A Survivor's Tale - My Father Bleeds History (Spiegelman)
(Finished: May, 2008)

4. The Lost Boy (Pelzer)

5. Maus II: A Survivor's Tale - And Here My Troubles Began (Spiegelman)

6. Emotional Blackmail (Forward)

7. They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky (Ajak, Deng, Deng)

8. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time (Mortenson)

9. The Wild Trees (Preston)

10. The Slave Ship: A Human History (Rediker)

11. In Cold Blood (Truman)

12. High Cotton (Hilferich)

13. The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur (Hari)

14. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death (Bauby)


  1. I've always wanted to read In Cold Blood. I'm definitely in...BUT can we cross post? ;) I was so excited to see you are hosting this again!

  2. Trish ~ ABSOLUTELY!!!

  3. The Translator is so good. I'm glad to see it on your list!

  4. Nyssaneala ~ I have only read fabulous reviews of The Translator. I think it's going to be a must-read. :) Thanks for the encouragement.

  5. Wow, a really interesting list. I've only heard of one of the books! I look forward to reading your reviews to learn a little more about them.

  6. Susan ~ I didn't plan it that way - it just turned out to be a very diverse group of books. :) I'm curious about them all.

  7. is this where we post links to our readings? I posted my first review today:

  8. Sage ~ You can find the Mister Linky for the Non-Fiction Five Challenge by going to the first post on this blog (Sticky Post). Click on the last button (NFF) and it will take you to the place to link your reviews. Congrats on completing your first read of the challenge. :)


Thank you for taking the time to comment. :)

I hope you have a great day and ...
Happy Reading!