Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Diversity Rocks! Challenge Update

Back in January I signed up for the Diversity Rocks! Challenge. I committed to reading at least 12 books by authors of diverse culture/ethnicity/nationalities, preferably authors new to me. I want to update my list of books read and what's on my list for the next couple weeks.

Read and reviewed here on the blog:

My Life as a Rhombus

Red Scarf Girl

No Mush Today

Bringing in the New Year

Here is what is on my TBR stack:

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree (Paperback) Ali, Tariq

The Twentieth Wife: A Novel (Paperback) Sundaresan, Indu

Song Yet Sung (Hardcover) McBride, James
Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to the Present (Paperback) Naylor, Gloria

Black American Short Stories (American Century Series) Clarke, John Henrik

I also checked these out of the library, which are about cross cultural situations even if the author is white like me:

Don't Let's go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, vol. 1 & 2 by M. T. Anderson

What's on your To Be Read list? Are you reading for the Diversity Challenge?
It's not too late to join!


susan said...

I have Children of The Night. Looking forward to your review.

Lone Star Ma said...

Not officially joined but I am reading diversity. I read Tyrell by Coe Booth and The Hoopster by Sitomer and have the two sequels to it on my TBR list.

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