Cambridge Book Club Message Board › Non-Fiction Choices for February 2011
Below are the non-fiction choices for February. We will vote
at our next meeting. If you will not be
attending the meetup please email me
A long way gone: memoirs of a
Boy Soldier. By Ishmael Beah (229 pages) The book is autobiographical about
a 12 year old boy who is abducted into Sierra Leone's warfare to become a child
warrior until he's rescued byUNICEF @ age 15. "The process marks out Beah
as a gifted spokesman for the center's work after his "repatriation"
to civilian life in the capital". Full Disclosure: It is written in his
Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who
are Bringing Down the Internet. By Joseph Menn (304 Pages) This gripping
espionage tale penetrates the network of international mobsters and hackers who
use the Internet to extort money from businesses, steal from tens of millions
of consumers, and attack government networks
The Beak of the Finch: A story of Evolution in Our Time.
By Jonathan Weiner (355 pages)
See you on Tuesday, January 25th at 6:30pm.