Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

In Their Own Words: Manisha Sinha

Manisha Sinha is professor and the James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut. She was born in India and received her Ph.D from Columbia University where her dissertation was nominated for the Bancroft prize. She has received numerous awards, including the Chancellor’s Medal and the Frederick Douglass […]

A Writer’s Words: Fact or Fiction

Literary critics spend countless hours dissecting written texts in an effort to establish a connection between the author and their words. While it has long been known that writers interject certain elements of their personal lives into their fiction, we as readers need to learn when to disengage from the writer’s life and delve more […]

Nothing to Envy

Although I enjoy reading many genres, fiction is my favorite. I love to be transported to another neighborhood, city, state, country, continent, or world.  Nonetheless, I was talking with a friend about global affairs, when she recommended a non-fiction book, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea. Before reading the book, I wanted to […]