Little Women - one of my favorite books!
A beautiful story about women, Alzheimers disease and friendship.
For the reading list - How to Be a Woman Writer Caitlin Moran believes most women who don't want to be called feminists don't really understand what feminism is. In her book How to Be a Woman, Moran poses these questions to women who are hesitant to identify as feminists: What part of liberation for women is not for you? Is it the freedom to vote? The right not to be owned by the man that you marry? The campaign for equal pay? Vogue by Madonna? Jeans? Did all that stuff just get on your nerves?
This was a highly readable fictionalized interpretation of the legendary life of Joan Anglicus, who is thought to have served briefly as Pope during the 9th century. The author did a great job with the historical framework, showing the reality of the often harsh life in early Medieval Europe. Joan is portrayed as a courageously intelligent woman who was willing to risk life and love so she could pursue her dreams...