Sexism in America - wherein a priveledged middle class white lady discovers that there's still -gasp - sexism everywhere! I can't tell you how much this book pissed me off. Seriously, did she grow up in a box? If you want to talk about sexism and Feminism and Womanism, go read Shakesville or Feministe. Ugh.
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathon Tropper - absolutely hilarious. I loved it, but you might want to wait until it comes in paperback.
The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith - Wow. A powerhouse of a book encapsulating the author's journey from Veganism to Omnivore. Though not a vegetarian, I reached the same conclusion years ago after reading the Beyond Vegetarianism website. This author, however, does advocate not having children - even though she feels the clock ticking desperately. She is torn, and I feel for her, though I would not make the same choice (obviously).
The Battle For America 2008 by Haynes Johnson - Fantastically readable book about the 2007-2008 election. I'm only about halfway through it but I really don't want to put it down!
Listening to Stone by Dan Snow - local dry stonewall mason, Dan Snow, writes about how he builds his projects. With lots of pictures and o how I wish I could afford him.
The Kindness of Strangers by Katrina Kittle - alas, an interesting plot (woman offers succor to a small child) is broken by terrible writing.
Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos - fun summer read with a bit of an unexpected twist (some parts of it just don't go where you expect).
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin - Begins with the horrible and graphic torture and death of a baby. Needless to say, couldn't finish it, wish I hadn't started it.