Book reviews: Daisy Khan, activist for Muslim women, pens her spiritual journey; journalist Jean Guerrero searches for her father; Clemantine Wamariya tells a story of Rwandan survival.
Book Review: Part memoir, part scientific observation, part discussion of religious and metaphysical beliefs, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine contains 20 chapters focusing on topics like origins, atoms, ants, motion and truth.
Book Reviews: In her debut memoir, Secrets We Kept: Three Women of Trinidad, Krystal Sital tells a tale of racial injustice as it cuts through the fabric of her family. Dunyah Mikhail shares the stories of approximately 20 female survivors of the Yazidi genocide in her disturbing memoir, The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq. Relative Vita is the unlikely hero of Helene Stapinski's third book, Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.
Book Reviews: Jesuit Fr. Gregory Boyle spreads the Gospel notion of Jesus Christ's radical kinship; Clare of Assisi believed to be the first woman in the history of the Catholic Church to write the constitution for her order; Amy Tan says her father loved God more than he loved his family