2011 Non Fiction Challenge

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Level:

7-9 books from different categories: Future Jeopardy Champion

1. TRAVEL [918]:
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, by D. Grann
2. RELIGION [255]:
Introducing Benedict’s Rule, by Michael Casey and David Tomlins
3. GEOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL [910]
The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic, by Steve Turner
4. GENERAL CUSTOMS [394] – FOOD HABITS
Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors, by E. M. Collingham
5. PHILOSOPHY [181]
I And Thou, by Martin Buber
6. GEOLOGY [551]
The Planet In A Pebble, by Jan Zalasiewicz
7. HISTORY [944]
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, by Barbara W. Tuchman
8. USE OF ART IN CHRISTIANITY [246]
Metamorphosis: The Transfiguration in Byzantine Theology and Iconography, by Andreas Andreopoulos
9. GENERAL HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA [978]
The Worst Hard Time, by Timothy Egan
10. HYDROLOGY [551]
Atlantic, by Simon Winchester
11. ATHLETIC AND OUTDOOR SPORTS AND GAMES [796]
The Lost Cyclist, by David Herlihy
12. MUSIC [780]
Johann Sebastian Bach, by Rick Marschall
13. GENERAL HISTORY OF FRANCE [944]
The Greater Journey, by David McCullough
14. SPANISH POETRY [861]
Cien Sonetos de Amor, by Pablo Neruda
15. LITERARY HISTORY [809]
The Pun Also Rises, by John Pollack
16. CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY [230]
Being As Communion, by John Zizioulas
17. NATURAL HISTORY [508]
Settled in the Wild: Notes from the End of Town, by Susan Hand Shetterly
18. FORESTRY [634]
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout, by Philip Connors
19. RELIGIOUS BIOGRAPHY [922]
Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives, by Elder Thaddeus
20. READING AND BOOKS [028]
Tolstoy and The Purple Chair, by Nina Sankovitch
21. AMERICAN LITERATURE – ESSAYS [814]

The Innocents Abroad, by Mark Twain
22. BIOLOGICAL WARFARE [358]
Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War,
by William J. Broad, Stephen Engelberg, Judith McCoy Miller
23. LINGUISTICS [410]
Is That A Fish In Your Ear?: Translation and The Meaning Of Everything,
by David Bellos


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