In 2008 read memoirs, autobiographies and/or biographies. You pick the number of books and which books to read - simple, eh?
The Hiding Place - Corrie ten Boom
Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank
Those Who Trespass Against us - Katherine Lanckorosta
The Alpine Path - L.M. Mongtomery
Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela
Stolen Lives - Malika Oufkir