A friend on my online reading group suggested the challenge of reading 50 books in 2010. That's almost one book a week. I've decided to try this challenge as well. Counting all the books,
from the huge "Fine Balance" to a mini-book about the Darwin Awards and also the audio books I've listened to, I've read six books so far this year, so I'm pretty much on track. I'll write a little bit about it here on the blog when I finish books.
Here's the one I just finished, I'll tell you about the previous ones later. Whenever I remember, I list books I read on Goodreads as well...
Gardens of Water: A Novel by Alan Drew
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I learned more about the relationship of Turkish to Kurdish people. I learned how important it is to be really sensitive to culture, when we go to help people of a culture that is very different to ours. We don't want to destroy, but help.
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I've read this book for the One City, One Story, so you'll probably hear more about it later when I go to some of the events