Category: Nonfiction

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

While we’re halfway through the month, I wanted to highlight Nonfiction November, an event hosted by Doing Dewey and a few other bloggers. I haven’t participated much but I’ve already put some new nonfiction titles on my TBR list. Unbroken is the true story of Louis Zamperini, an Italian-American from California who was an Olympic…

Review of The Baby Matrix: Why Freeing Our Minds from Outmoded Thinking about Parenthood & Reproduction Will Create a Better World

When I was thinking about not having children, in my early thirties, Laura Carroll’s book Families of Two was one I found helpful — and believe me when I tell you there weren’t a lot of resources out there.  Her book interviewed more than thirty couples who could be described as living fulfilling, happily married…

Studying for the GRE at Forty

This is not a book review, unless you actually want to read a review of the Princeton Review’s Cracking the New GRE 2012.  This happens to be what I’m reading these days.  I’m thinking about going back to school for a master’s or a Ph.D., and that means taking the GRE. I’m a good test…