The goal was to read 5 non-fiction books between May and September, with at least one being a different format than the others. Here's my original post for the challenge. Below are the books I actually read, followed by a brief description (links take to you my reviews).
- The Lost Men - story of survival in Antarctica - highly recommended
- The Island at the Center of the World - history of the Dutch colony at Manhattan - very interesting
- The Secret Doorway – case for a creator of the universe - this was a DNF for me - great premise, but poor execution
- The Survivors Club - why some people survive disasters - very eye-opening
- Golden Boy - growing up in Hong Kong in the 1950s - I really enjoyed this one
The books below were also on my list but got bumped for various reasons. Hopefully I'll get to read them soon:
- Mistress of the Vatican
- The History of Celibacy
- The Greatest Generation Speaks
I quite enjoy non-fiction and this challenge helped me to see how much of it I really am reading. It also encouraged me to look at what formats work well for me. I'll definitely be joining this challenge again next year.