Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women’s Rights by Diane Eickhoff | Review

Everyone knows about the ”Votes for Women” campaign that led to the 19th Amendment in 1920. Few know just how long the struggle really was. Decades earlier, brave women began breaking the taboo of remaining silent at gatherings that included men. They began signing their names to petitions, flexing political muscle long before they had … More Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women’s Rights by Diane Eickhoff | Review

Bach, Casals & The Six Suites for ‘Cello Solo: Vols. 1-4 by Steven Hancoff (Interview, Spotlight and Giveaway)

Today I bring you a triple threat which includes not only an author interview with Steven Hancoff, who compiled this four-volume set of books but also a book spotlight and a giveaway. Entitled Bach, Casals & The Six Suites for ‘Cello Solo, Volumes 1-4, described below, delve into the history of Bach’s music, the discovery of … More Bach, Casals & The Six Suites for ‘Cello Solo: Vols. 1-4 by Steven Hancoff (Interview, Spotlight and Giveaway)

The Woman in the Photograph by Mani Feniger

Mani Feniger’s new memoir/biography, “The Woman in the Photograph,” is a compelling narrative set in motion by an unexpected meeting with history. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, the door to her mother’s vanished past sprang open and what Mani discovered irrevocably changed her life. Her surprising, beautifully written memoir reads like a detective … More The Woman in the Photograph by Mani Feniger

An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski

An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff et al Published: November 1, 2011 Publisher: Howard Books Genre: Creative Nonfiction / Memoir Edition: Hardcover, 272 pages ISBN: 1451642512 Source: Library An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one … More An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski

Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman

Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman Published: April 6, 2010 Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Edition: Kindle, 322 pages ASIN: B0036S4B6M Source: Library With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past … More Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman