“Zaman’s lines of love to her readers are urgent, unhurried, generous, and, yes, uniquely deserving of the appellation gorgeous.”
“It’s not just the cliffhangers that make Thirst a hard book to put down.”
Born in the forties and raised an only child in a middle class family in the fifties’ South, Peggy Caserta grew up in an era in which girls received little education and then worked only until they
She is a self-taught journalist, a natural detective, a Good Samaritan, and a woman with a mission. Her name is Gladys Kalibbala but the kids she saves call her Mommy or Auntie Gladys.
"Read this book. Do not wait until some modern Buffalo Bill makes this story into another epic movie about the West's greatest show!"
“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”
The media has a hard time, even in documentaries, of presenting factually accurate history and especially so with movies.
The subtitle of Brooke Hauser’s new biography of Helen Gurley Brown—The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman—is well chosen.
“[S]he wrote, ‘I do not desire ecstatic, disembodied sainthood . . . I would be human, and American, and a woman.’”
In the 19th century there were many individuals who could be considered larger than life, particularly in the United States.
“Nafis Sadik is a woman who set out to ‘change the world’—and in many ways she did just that.”