Favorites of 2011: Nonfiction

I’m doing something a little different with my nonfiction lists this year. 50 of the books I read in 2011 were nonfiction; about a third of them were memoirs and a third were specifically related to feminism. I decided to split my “best of” lists accordingly. These are my five favorite general nonfiction books listedContinue reading “Favorites of 2011: Nonfiction”

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

I’m giving away several books throughout March in honor of Women’s History Month. Win a copy of this book, courtesy of Harper Books! Read on for more information. The plight of women in Afgnanistan became international news fodder in the weeks following the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Suddenly, there they were on everyone’s television screens:Continue reading “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana”