Kari's new book Heart of the Hero: The Remarkable Women who Inspired the Great Polar Explorers was recently launched on Captain Scott's ship Discovery in Dundee.
BOOK REVIEW! The Modern Explorers, edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison&Robert Twigger /Thames&Hudson)
Billie Letts I do recommend Ms.
Book Review Sail To Svalbard
A book review of Steve Kemper´s book A Labyrinth of Kingdoms -10 000 miles through Islamic Africa.
Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi
The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future Fawzia Koofi, Nadene Ghouri: Books
The Cooked Seed - A Memoir by Anchee Min. This is an immigrant story that takes Anchee from the shocking deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of the promised land of America, without language, money, or a clear path.
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Arthur Golden--author of Memoirs of a Geisha.
A Pride of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World
Edwidge Danticat - Powerful Women write from their soul.
Shanghai Girls: A Novel by Lisa See. The story begins in 1937 Shanghai. A tale of 2 sisters with a privileged upbringing. They fall on hard times, face challenging decisions for "modern girls", see their city invaded by Japanese.
Autobiography of Mark Twain: Reader's Edition (Mark Twain Papers)
21 Books Your Favorite TV Characters Would Read - Great list, though I question the inclusion of Joffery as anyone's favorite character :P
The Lions of Al-Rassan. El Cid as only Guy Gavriel Kay could tell it.