Favorites of 2011: Memoir

As I said in yesterday’s post, I’m splitting my nonfiction lists into three parts. Today’s list: memoirs. I almost never used to read memoirs, but it seems I couldn’t stop picking them up in 2011! I listed my favorites in alphabetical order by title. Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship by GailContinue reading “Favorites of 2011: Memoir”

Never the Hope Itself: Love and Ghosts in Latin America and Haiti

I don’t know what I was expecting before I read Gerry Hadden’s Never the Hope Itself: Love and Ghosts in Latin America and Haiti, but any preconceived notions I had about the book quickly flew out the window within the first couple of pages. Hadden was on the verge of becoming a Buddhist monk when heContinue reading “Never the Hope Itself: Love and Ghosts in Latin America and Haiti”