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City of Veils

October 28th, 2011

City of Veils Author: Zoe Ferraris Website: http://www.zoeferraris.com/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This was a fascinating read. The author, who moved to Saudi Arabia after the first Gulf War to live with her then husband and his extended family of Saudi-Palestinian Bedouins, writes with authority. As a result, she is able to provide the reader with a searing portrait of the religious and cultural veils that separate Muslim women from the modern world. Certainly we have all heard horror stories of how women are treated in Saudi Arabia, but this novel goes beyond stereotypes and focuses... Read More

Eat to Defeat Menopause: The Essential Nutrition Guide for a Healthy Midlife

October 27th, 2011

Eat to Defeat Menopause: The Essential Nutrition Guide for a Healthy Midlife Author: Karen Giblin and Mache Seibel, M.D. Website: http://www.redhotmamas.org Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Author Karen Giblin knows her stuff: Recognizing that leadership in the menopause healthcare services arena was sorely needed, she founded Red Hot Mamas®, which has become the largest menopause management education program in the US and Canada, in 1991. Her mission: to broaden the base of women\’s knowledge about menopause and empower them to become educated healthcare consumers and active participants... Read More