Nonfiction Friday

April 20, 2018 Uncategorized 11


Nonfiction Friday is a link-up where you can find all of the awesome nonfiction happenings of the week. Be sure to link-up your nonfiction posts too!

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11 Responses to “Nonfiction Friday”

  1. whatsnonfiction

    So happy to hear that about Roxane Gay. She’s the best. I’ve been hearing great things about The Girl Who Smiled Beads and have a review coming of Beneath a Ruthless Sun next week – it’s a really good one.

    • DoingDewey

      Haha, indeed! Although I’m not particularly religious myself, it’s something I’d like to learn more about and the Pope book does sound like it covers some interesting events I know next to nothing about.

  2. NancyElin

    I added ‘The Trauma Cleaner”. It was awarded the Victoria Premier’s Literary Prize 2018 for non fiction. (Australia)

    • DoingDewey

      Interesting! I don’t think I knew it won an award. I love learning about different professions, especially the more off-beat ones, so I’d be excited to pick this up 🙂

  3. Jenny @ Reading the End

    That thing about memoirs is interesting — it puts me in mind of all the stuff Suki Kim said about the desire in publishing to make women’s nonfiction more memoiry. It makes sense in one way, but I bet publishing professionals wouldn’t push guys’ books in that direction. I just think there’s way more of an inclination to assume that men have authority and women have, like, feelings.

    • DoingDewey

      Oh, that is an interesting point! I could see things going that way. I love that so many memoirs by women are starting to tackle technical topics, but I hate to think that might be at the expense of books they otherwise might have written focusing exclusively on those topics.

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