Robert Massie has written another fascinating book, Catherine the Great. I bought it two days ago, and since then, I haven’t put it down. The story is about Sophia Augusta Fredrika von Anhalt Zerbst, a relatively unknown princess of minor German nobility, who traveled to Moscow to marry her second cousin, Peter, and became one of the most important and famous rulers in European history: Catherine the Great, Empress and Autocrat of all the Russia. For more information about the book, click here.
As we approach the end of 2011, we took a look back at some of our favorite books. Here is a list with the best books of 2011 from The New York Times. What are some of your favorite reads?
The DC Abortion Fund’s annual Peace, Joy, and Choice holiday party and fundraiser is on Monday, December 12. Buy your tickets ahead of time online and enjoy yourself at One Lounge. For more info, click here.
Are you living in London or are you planning to be there next weekend? If the answer is yes to either, then do not miss the Muff March on Harley Street, next Saturday, December 10th. Marchers will be speaking out against surgeons profiting from body hatred and raising awareness about the growing pressures on women to seek labiaplasty. For more info, click here.