Friday, December 11, 2015

2nd list for Non Fiction Challenge

OK OK I keep coming across more great books that I want to add to this challenge, so I am now making  a second list. I will read books from both lists over the next 5 years. This 2nd list will be expanded as I find new titles I want to read.

Biographies & Memoirs
Robert Clary - From the Holocaust to Hogans Heroes
Helene Hanff - 84 Charing Cross Road
Pamela Stephenson - Billy
James Boswell - The Life of Samuel Johnson
Maria von Trapp -The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
Mark Twain - Scribblin' For a Livin'
Jerrold Packard - Victoria's Daughter
James Boswell - The Life of Dr Johnson

Education and Homeschooling
John Holt - How Children Learn
John Holt - A Life Worth Living
John Taylor Gatto - Dumbing Us Down
John Taylor Gattto - Weapons of Mass Instruction
Arthur Quiller Couch - On the Art of Writing
Quinn Cummings - A Year of Learning Dangerously

Jim Harlan - Drifting on a Headwind
Michael Palin - One of his travel books
Tim Severin - One of his travel books
William Dalrymple - From the Holy Mountain

Rebecca Skoot - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Fritjof Capra - The Science of Leonard
Alan Cutler - The Seashell on the Mountaintop

Marcus du Sautoy - The Music of the Primes

Lee Miller - Roanoke
Mike Dash - Tulipomania
Claude Marks - Pilgrims, Heretics and Lovers

Medical and Health
Oliver Sacks - Seeing Voices
Donna Jackson Nakazawa - Autoimmune Epidemic

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