Every Friday the Greads blog poses a book question and since I'm sort of Olympics obsessed I decided to participate this week.
Book Olympics: In the spirit of the Olympics, which books would you give the gold, silver, and bronze medals to? It can be from any genre, new or old.
My chosen genre: Nonfiction!
Underneath the Banner of Heaven by Jon Kraukhauer
Amazing non-fiction novel that perfectly balanced narative with historical facts.
April Fool's Day by Bryce Courtenay
Heartbreaking, but uplifting true story of Courtenay's son, Damon's struggle with hemophilia and HIV.
The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti
Valenti took home the gold with the book that changed the way I view the world and how events are portrayed. I think something happens everyday that I consider in a different way than I would have prior to this book.
Joke's on me - I chose non-fiction because I don't read much of it so I thought it would be easy to pick just three. Not so much. Here are the other contenders: