The celebration continues, now with some non-fiction reads. Happy International Women's Day!
Top row, L-R:
- Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat: Secrets of My Mother's Tokyo Kitchen by Naomi Moriyama - the author spills the secret, highlighting vast cultural differences and attitudes to eating
- However Long the Night by Aimee Molloy - a powerful biography of Molly Melching and Tostan who worked tirelessly to shift women's thinking on traditional female genital cutting in Senegal
- The Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett - an intimate look into the life of a renowned writer, in an eclectic collection of essays about life, love, and commitment
Middle row, L-R:
- Mountainfit by Meera Lee Sethi - essays that capture the sheer wonder of discovery of the natural world, out on the slopes of Sweden
- The Beauty Experiment by Phoebe Baker Hyde - a memoir of stripping oneself of all the trappings of womanhood, from cosmetics to clothing. Could you do it?
- Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra - heartbreaking but fiercely hopeful memoir of a childhood of abuse and neglect
Bottom row, L-R:
- Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Path in New York, Summer 1953 by Elizabeth Winder - Sylvia Plath fans will get a peek into that defining summer in this author's life
- Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi - a graphic novel-memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution
- Hungry: What Eighty Ravenous Guys Taught Me about Life, Love & the Power of Good Food by Darlene Barnes - a cook shares her fond and often humorous memories of cooking and feeding an entire frat house