Day 4: Non-Fiction
Day 1 was a total blast for me with Introductions.
Day 2 was about Blog Development
Day 3 was also giveaway day – don’t miss my post, I have 4 books for grab!
Day 4 is also about Ethics in Blogging
Do I read Non-Fiction? yes, a lot.
I used to read always 1 fiction and 2 non-fiction (one begin religion) books at the same time. A bit less now under the pressure of finishing books for tours.
I know, that’s bad, and I keep promising I won’t sign up for so many tours, and then here you go, I receive this proposal of a virtual book tour for a fabulous book that seriously, I can’t refuse…
Today’s question prompted me to look through all the reviews posted (now, my tab of all books reviewed on this blog really came handy!), to see what were my non-fiction reads.
So here are the different categories, and I highlight at least 1 book for each.
Click on the book covers to access my reviews – some are really older reviews, and I was not giving as many details as in my recent reviews, sorry:
NATURE, 3 books
SCIENCE, 3 books
PHILOSOPHY, 4 books
HISTORY, 6 books
I loved very much 4 of them:
Matti Friedman, The Aleppo Codex (2012) audio
Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010)
Erik Larson, In The Garden of Beasts (2011) audio
LANGUAGE/READING, 6 books
BIOGRAPHY, 9 books
I also enjoyed a lot
Claire Tomalin, Charles Dickens: A Life (2011)
RELIGION, 15 books
TRAVEL, 18 books
The reason of this high number being my 52 countries challenge and my numerous books on France
Ohhh I have to read Is That a Fish in Your Ear? !!! Great post.
thanks. if you are a translator yourself, you will indeed find this book awesome
I read Tolstoy & The Purple Chair! It wasn’t my favorite. You’ve got a great selection of books.
thanks. just commented on YOUR awesome recommendation, which I added right away to my TBR
Your reading tastes are really resonating with me. I am subscribing to your blog right now!
thanks! consider also yourself followed – through bloglovin
I have so many nonfiction favorites. A few of my recent loves: The World’s Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne and The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.
There’s no better way to learn than to read nonfiction. In my opinion anyway 😉
I loved a lot that one and others by Winchester. the Librarian is definitely o my TBR! thanks for sharing
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I also liked The Black Count, very much! I haven’t read any of the rest though, so I’m going to have to go look them up now. Thanks for the recommendations 🙂
you are welcome. It was not neat to see it got a big award!