Dates: 1 January - 31 December, 2014
Hosted by: The Introverted Reader
Guidelines: (quoted from challenge announcement page) "Read any non-fiction book(s), adult or young adult. That's it. You can choose anything. Memoirs? Yes. History? Yes. Travel? Yes. You get the idea? Absolutely anything that is classified as non-fiction counts for this challenge."
- Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
- You don't need a blog to participate.
- There will be a link for reviews.
- Sign up anytime during the year.
- Dilettante -- Read 1-5 non-fiction books
- Explorer -- Read 6-10
- Seeker -- Read 11-15
- Master -- Read 16-20
** I'm signing up at the "Dilettante" level, so I'll be reading 1-5 books.
● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up page HERE.
~ See the review link-up page HERE.
MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):
- 1959: The Year Everything Changed. Fred Kaplan (history)
- Books: A Memoir. Larry McMurtry (autobiography)
- The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. Erik Larson (history/true crime)
- A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Nicholas A. Basbanes (reading/book collecting)
- In Cold Blood. Truman Capote (true crime)
- Just Kids. Patti Smith (memoir)
- The Library at Night. Alberto Manguel (reading and books)
- Manhattan '45. Jan Morris (history)
- Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion. Madeleine B. Stern and Leona Rostenberg (book collecting)
- The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws. Margaret Drabble (family history)
- The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm. Juliet Nicolson (history)
- The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels. Janet Martin Soskice (history)