Tag Archives: Nonfiction

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

“For it is a perennial puzzle why no woman wrote a word of that extraordinary literature when every other man, it seemed, was capable of song or sonnet.” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own A Room of One’s Own is an essay Virginia Woolf originally gave as a series of lectures at two small […]

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

“If Indiana Jones were an economist, he’d be Steven Levitt ” – The Wall Street Journal At almost exactly 200 pages and with chapter titles like  “How is the Klu Klux Klan like a Group of Real-Estate Agents” and “Why Do Drug Dealers Still Live With Their Moms?” this wildly interesting quick read is basically […]

Bad Girls Go Everywhere by Jennifer Scanlon

“Think about it. If you are single, after graduation there isn’t one occasion where people celebrate you.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City Helen Gurley Brown became the first female editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine in 1965 with no experience in magazine publishing. The story of how this happened is, I think, reason enough to […]