From November, 2016

Book Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa 

There was a blast on the ship’s siren. We were going— together— to somewhere where no one would measure our heads or noses, or compare the texture of our hair, or classify the color of our eyes. We were going to the island you drew in the muddy water of a city to which we…

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Turn the knob and push the door open, I told myself. You can do this. Crossing this threshold is nothing new. You have passed over the supposedly insurmountable divide between male and female in countless classrooms before. And always succeeded. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict tells the story of Mileva Maric, an intelligent woman who was amongst other pioneers for women in science. At a time when education for women was rare, Mileva, better known as Mitza, set out to accomplish a great deal. I walked a fine line between my insistence on this untrodden path and the conformity…

Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

I just had a small out of body experience when I realized just how many people care about my little blog. Current follower count  is 558 and I only  know one in real life!  Thank you all for your ongoing support and interest. I  hope I can continue to provide relevent and informative reviews and…