Monday, July 5, 2010
Here are two books I highly recommend for your summer reading pleasure. (note: if you like light, beach reads for summer these are not it!)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is an amazing book. It's a true story. I don't know where to begin with how this book affected me. Here's the New York Times review. Read it and understand a little more.
The second book is My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliviera. A novel about a 19th-century
midwife who is refused a medical education and takes it upon herself to serve as a nurse during the Civil War. If you liked Widow of the South, you'll like this one too.
Anyone else read anything good?