Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

Reading Lolita in Tehran Review

Reading Lolita in Tehran By: Azar Nafisi Paige’s Rating: (1) of 5 Recommended for: History- Non-Fiction Readers Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads… Read More »

Night Review

Night By: Elie Wiesel Paige’s Rating: (5) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Non-Fiction/Memoir Readers Elie Wiesel was a teenage when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. Night is a terrifying record of Elie Wiesel’s memories of the death of his family,… Read More »

Life with my Sister Madonna Review

Life with My Sister Madonna By: Christopher Ciccone Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Non-Fiction/Pop-Culture Readers Ciccone’s extraordinary memoir is based on his life and forty-seven years of growing up with and working with his sister – the most famous woman in the world. Ok wait. Now before you chastise me about picking… Read More »

Three Cups of Tea Review

Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time By: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Educators, Non-fiction Readers Book Description: In 1993 a mountaineer named Greg Mortenson drifted into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram mountains after a failed… Read More »