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NonFiction November Week 2: Fiction/Non-Fiction Pairings

Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairing : 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.

I am going to manage to sneak in this post just in time before the week ends. I did not get this far last year because I struggled to come up with appropriate books to fit. This time too, I ended up reading non-fiction that fell under similar themes but I decided to instead pair non-fiction that I listed earlier with books that are borderline non-fiction. Once I narrowed that down, I found it easier to make the connections. I have linked the cover to the original reviews. In some cases, it might be the writing style, and in others the content itself.

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If the history of Alzheimer’s is scary, but fascinating

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You can watch a grandmother and grandchild coming to terms with memory loss

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If you liked the woman figuring out her role in dual identities

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If fear is something that every being lives with

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Then you might like this almost non-fiction story of a woman finding out if she belongs in any one culture

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You can see how groups of people have taken it in their stride and how it influences their actions

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If the progression of chemical warfare was shocking

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You can read about the repercussions of some of those conflicts

7 thoughts on “NonFiction November Week 2: Fiction/Non-Fiction Pairings”

  1. Good pairings! I struggle with this one every year, and then I posted my two on Monday and promptly read a really good pair I could have used – so I’m writing up a post about them to use NEXT November!

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