Friday, April 27, 2012

A Non-Fiction Adventure

Most challenges are about genre fiction or literary fiction.  I was delighted to find one for non-fiction.  This post is my entry into the
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My List of 100 Non-Fiction books to be completed by 26 Apr 2012 (I'm putting titles completed in red text until I learn how to link from this list to the review):
In the Land of Invisible Women Ahmed, Qanta
Tuesdays With Morrie Albom, Mitch
Nothing Like It in the World: Men who Built the Transcontinental Railroad Ambrose, Stephen E.
Imagined Communities Anderson, Benedict
Eichmann in Jerusalem Arendt, Hannah
The Confessions Augustine
City of God Augustine
Meditations Aurelius, Marcus
The Great Influenza: Story of Deadliest Pandemic Barry, John M.
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flod of 1927 Barry, John M.
Mythologies Barthes, Roland
A Long Way Gone Beah, Ishmael
Closing of the American Mind Bloom, Alan
The Discoverers Boorstein, Daniel
A Walk in the Woods Bryson, Bill
Hero With a Thousand Faces Campbell, Joseph
Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947 Clark, Christopher
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean Cordingly, David
The True Cost of War Crenna, Michael
Batavia's Graveyard Dash, Mike
Tulipomania Dash, Mike
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Douglass, Frederick
Gandhi: The Man Easwaran, Eknath
Misquoting Jesus Ehrman, Bart D.
Lost Christianities Ehrman, Bart D.
The Crimean War: A History Figes, Orlando
A Life of Charlotte Bronte Gaskell, Christine
We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will All Be Killed Gourevitch, Phillip
Thinking in Pictures Grandin, Temple
The Hidden Reality Greene, Brian
Templars: History and Myth From Solomon's Temple to the Freemasons Haag, Michael
We Is Got Him: The Kidnapping that Changed America Hagen, Carrie
Lords of the Sea Hale, John R.
After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam Hazleton, Lesley
Dispatches Herr, Michael
The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I Herwig, Holger
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 Hochschild, Adam
Godel, Escher, Bach Hofstadter, Douglas
The Forge of Christendom Holland, Tom
Will Love for Crumbs Ivin, Jonna
Maphead Jennings, Ken
Shooting the Boh Johnston, Tracy
Wherever You Go, There You Are Kabat-Zinn, Jon
The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag Kang, Chol-hwan
The Man Who Knew Infinity Kanigel, Robert
Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris King, David
Ishi in Two Worlds Kroeber, Theodora
Taste of Conquest: Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice Krondl, Michael
The Basque History of the World Kurlansky, Mark
In the Garden of Beasts Larson, Erik
The Dressmaker of Kahir Khana Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
Survival in Auschwitz Levi, Primo
Letters to Malcom: Chiefly on Prayer Lewis, C. S.
Miracles Lewis, C. S.
The Golden Ratio: Story of Phi Livio, Mario
Behind the Berlin Wall Major, Patrick
1493 Mann, Charles C.
e: The Story of a Number Maor, Eli
1776 McCullough, David
No Man Is an Island Merton, Thomas
Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations Montgomery, David R.
Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing Moorjani, Anita
The Emperor of All Maladies Mukherjee, Sidhartha
Book of Awakening Nepo, Mark
Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy Norwich, John Julius
Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account Nyiszli, Miklos
Gnostic Gospels Pagels, Elaine
Adam, Eve and the Serpent: Sex and Politics in Early Christianity Pagels, Elaine
In the Heart of the Sea Philbrick, Nathaniel
The Better Angels of Our Nature Pinker, Stephen
Zen and the Art of Motorcyle Maintenance Pirsig, Robert
A World Without Ice Pollack, H. N.
Code to Joy: 4 Step Solution to Unlocking Your Natural State of Happiness Pratt, George
Old Books, Rare Friends Rostenberg, Leon and Madeleine Stern
Ancient Iraq Roux, Georges
The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in Shaping Modern America Russo, Gus
The Demon-Haunted World Sagan, Carl
Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild Sandlin, Lee
Citizens Schama, Simon
The Devil's Gentleman: Privilege, Poison, and the Trial that Ushered in the Twentieth Century Schlecter, Harold
Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938 Scotti, R. A.
The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders Seward, Desmond
Lightning Man: The Accursed Life of Samuel F. B. Morse Silverman, Kenneth
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Skloot, Rebecca
The Life of the Cosmos Smolin, Lee
A More Perfect Heaven Sobel, Dava
The First World War Strachan, Hew
The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women Swiss, Deborah J.
The Lives of a Cell Thomas, Lewis
Pirates of Barbary Tinniswood, Adrian
Death by Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Weatherford, Jack
Black Lamb and Gray Falcon West, Rebecca
Infidels: A History of the Conflict Between Christendom and Islam Wheatcroft, Andrew
Anatomy of an Epidemic Whitaker, Robert
Night Wiesel, Elie
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded Wincheser, Simon
The Man Who Loved China Winchester, Simon
A People's History of the US Zinn, Howard
Lost in Shangri-La Zuckoff, Mitchell

1 comment:

  1. Sorry I haven't stopped by before now. You have a great list here and a great blog for tracking the adventure. Thank you for joining me and I hope you have fun on this non-fiction adventure!