A house in the sky / Amanda Lindhout / The dramatic and redemptive memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity.
What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love by Carole Radziwill. Beautifully written memoir about the loss of her husband Anthony and best friends Carolyn and John Kennedy Jr. within the span of a few weeks.
Interesting info about the life of Pearl Buck, her childhood friend and life in China throughout the century. "The Good Earth" by Pearl Buck has always been one of my very favorite books so I enjoyed learning more about her life.
The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner's memoir of the year she and her mother Helen spent working through, and triumphing over, a lifetime of unresolved emotions.