Every month, River Dog Book Co. suggests recommended reading to celebrate that month's nationally recognized holiday(s). November = Native American Heritage Month Starting in the early 1900s, several different Native men were instrumental in getting various individual days of recognition passed, but it wasn't until 1990 that President George W. Bush officially declared November… Continue reading River Dog Recommends: Native American Heritage Month Reads
Category: Adult Non-fiction
River Dog Recommends: Reading the Middle East
Today, August 1, is the first day of the River Dog Book Co. Armchair Travel Bookclub! We are reading The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar. While the story begins in Syria, the characters' journeys throughout the book take them to other parts of the Middle East, including Jordan. In a wonderful coincidence of timing, a customer recently asked for a reading list of books featuring Jordan, so here you are - an extended reading list of books focusing on women's lives in the Middle East to enjoy along with The Map of Salt and Stars. What are we missing? Feel free to add books in the comments!