Many of you already know that I was a voting member on the Nonfiction Panel for this year's Indie Lit Awards. The winners have been announced, and I will finally have the opportunity to share the reviews of the books I have been reading over the last several months. The winner of the nonfiction indie lit award is:
Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
The runner up is:
Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe
I learned so much from reading this books, as well as the other three that were on the nonfiction short-list. That is why I love nonfiction -- it gives me the opportunity to dive into subjects that I haven't had a chance to learn about before (a valuable experience for someone who changed her college major seven times).
The winners in the other categories are: