Sunday, January 4, 2009

In their shoes


Vasilly over at 1330V is hosting the In their shoes challenge, which encourages us to read memoirs, biographies and autobiographies. Check out the dedicated blog for the full rules - but basically I can choose what to read and how many books to read!

A list of possibilities is below.

Completed: 6 as of 9 May 2009

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Wells
Nothing's Sacred by Lewis Black
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Maus I and II by Art Spiegelman
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Night by Elie Wiesel
Waiting for Daisy by Peggy Orenstein
The Stork Club by Imogen Edwards-Jones

6 comments:

N.Vasillis said...

Thanks for joining the challenge! You have a great list. I have The Glass Castle on my list to read this year also. I can't wait to read your reviews.

Have a good week!

joanna said...

Thanks, it sounds like a great challenge! You have a great wee k too! :-)

Nymeth said...

Enjoy all your picks! Someone should give you a Challenge Champion Award :P

joanna said...

Nymeth - not until I complete some of them, signing up isn't that hard! :-)

Bogsider said...

I just read Maus I + II and highly, highly, highly recommend it.

joanna said...

Bogsider - I've heard only good things about it!