I only finished 95 this year, so I had to leave a couple of categories blank.
My final choice is based on the quality of the book, on how it resonated with me and my own experience, and on how it stayed with me. Some of these books may actually have got only 4 out 5 Eiffel Towers at the time I read them.
click on the covers to access either my review,
or the Goodreads page for the couple of titles I have not reviewed yet
Doing Dewey is organizing a fun month around nonfiction! I plan to participate a bit. Here is the topic for week 1:
Your Year in Nonfiction:
Take a look back at your year of nonfiction and reflect on the following questions:
What was your favorite nonfiction read of the year?
What nonfiction book have you recommended the most?
What is one topic or type of nonfiction you haven’t read enough of yet?
What are you hoping to get out of participating in Nonfiction November?
First of all, here is the recap of the nonfiction I have read (the links will send you to my review when it’s posted):
The Complete Review Guide
to Contemporary World Fiction
Author: M. A. Orthofer Publisher: Columbia University Press Release date:
April 2016 Pages: 483 ISBN: 978–0231146753
available also as ebook Genre:
European Literature – Fiction and Literature – Reference – Literary Theory and Criticism – Middle East Studies: Literature and Culture – Literary Studies – World Literature – Asian Literature – U.S. Literature
You visit this blog, it means you are serious at reading. Then you definitely have to go and get The Complete Review Guide to Contemporary World Fiction, an absolutely necessary referencebook for all fiction lovers. I had been following Orthofer’s website for a while, the famous Complete Review, and its Literary Saloon. So when another blogger said the author had put together a book based on his thousands of reviews, and that it was available on Netgalley, I rushed there. After reading a few pages, I actually bought the book on print. Click to continue reading