Memorable Memoirs Challenge (2011)

December 6, 2010

Melissa from The Betty and Boo Chronicles is hosting the Memorable Memoirs challenge.

Click the link to read the review for each book. The completion date follows the book title in parentheses.

  1. The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove by Cathy Erway (January 2, 2011)
  2. I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui (January 13, 2011)
  3. Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain by Portia de Rossi (January 31, 2011)
  4. Moonface by Angela Balcita (February 11, 2011)
  5. One Bird’s Choice: A Year in the Life of an Overeducated, Underemployed, Twenty-Something Who Moves Back Home by Iain Reid (February 20, 2011)
  6. Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff (February 27, 2011)
  7. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (March 9, 2011)
  8. We All Fall Down: Living With Addiction by Nic Sheff (March 11, 2011)
  9. The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost(March 20, 2011)
  10. Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody (May 3, 2011)
  11. Some Girls: My Life in a Harem by Jillian Lauren (May 15, 2011)
  12. The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter’s Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete by Matt Long with Charles Butler (May 18, 2011)
  13. Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam by Asra Q. Nomani (June 17, 2011)
  14. The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing by Darina Al-Joundi with Mohamed Kacimi (July 24, 2011)
  15. Stranger to History: A Son’s Journey Through Islamic Lands by Aatish Taseer (July 25, 2011)
  16. Children of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man by Ali Eteraz (August 18, 2011)
  17. Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star’s Revolution by Salman Ahmad (August 29, 2011)
  18. Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost (November 1, 2011)
  19. Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner by Dean Karnazes (December 31, 2011)

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