Happy Women’s Day from BeNonsensical

Mar 08

As it is International Women’s Day, I thought I would pay tribute to ten of my favorite women authors… Nicole Krauss, Karen Maitland, Isabel Allende, Maggie O’Farrell, Audrey Niffenegger, Stephanie Kallos, Elliot George, Sylvia Plath, Susannah Clarke and Brenda Maddox. Of course, there are many more talented and lovely women writers out there but I...

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In Case of an Emergency, Break Glass

Jun 28

Oh, the humanity! What if we ran out of books or the book stores all took a holiday on the same day? What if all my stashes were all depleted?  What if my Nook broke down? What if Amazon and BN.com went 404?!?!? I shant be without a book… Give me a library or give me...

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Interview with author Karen Maitland

Oct 25

My true love is to read. I am far past a bookworm plowing past bibliophile. My home is littered with books stacked waist high from the door onward. It is a literary adventure within these walls. This past year I have been fortunate enough to read some excellent books and one of them Company of Liars: A Novel by Karen Maitland sent me head-over-heels for historical...

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