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November 10, 2021


#NonFicNov 2021 week 2

by N@ncy

Week 2: (November 8-12) – Book Pairing  with Katie at Doing Dewey: This week, pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. It can be a “If you loved this book, read this!” or just two titles that you think would go well together. Maybe it’s a historical novel and you’d like to get the real history by reading a nonfiction version of the story. 


The Jakarta Method  (2020)  REVIEW

Vincent Bivens….award-winning journalist and correspondent.

He covered Southeast Asia for the Washington Post.


The Year of Living Dangerously (1978)  REVIEW

Christopher J. Koch (1932–2013) was an acclaimed Australian journalist-novelist from Hobart, Tasmania.


Rope Burns by F.X. Toole  (256 pg)    2000

  1. The novella “Rope Burns” offers a gritty, heartrending account of the
  2. indestructible bond that develops between a devoted fighter and his trainer.


After the Count: The Death of Davey Browne     by Stephanie Convery   2020   REVIEW

  1. Ring magic is different from the magic of the theatre,
  2. because the curtain never comes down
  3. …because the blood in the ring is real blood, and
  4. …the broken noses and the broken hearts are real,
  5. …and sometimes they are broken forever.


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4 Comments Post a comment
  1. Interesting pairings on unusual topics, thanks for sharing


    • Nov 12 2021

      This is the first time I’ve done “pairing”….it’s not as easy as it seems!
      Thanks for you comment.


  2. Nov 13 2021

    Nice, books we don’t see on every list!



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