Favorites of 2010: Nonfiction/Memoir

Given the name of my blog, is it any surprise that all of my favorite nonfiction/memoir reads in 2010 are by and (almost) all about women? I majored in Women’s History in grad school, so I get all geeked out over anything feminism/women’s history-related. Another thing all these books have in common: I could notContinue reading “Favorites of 2010: Nonfiction/Memoir”

Patti Smith on books

Patti Smith, who won a 2010 National Book Award for Just Kids, had this to say in last night’s acceptance speech: Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don’t abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book. I have a nook, but I concur (I still do most ofContinue reading “Patti Smith on books”