Saturday, December 15, 2007

What is Stephanie Elizondo Griest reading?

The latest contributor to Writers Read: Stephanie Elizondo Griest, author of an award-winning memoir, Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana, the guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go, and another memoir (forthcoming in August 2008), Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines.

One book tagged in her entry:
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela. I'm heading to South Africa and Mozambique in January, so am using this as a primer. Mandela is a charming narrator, and his story is astounding. [read on]
Read an excerpt from Around the Bloc and visit Stephanie Elizondo Griest's website.

The Page 99 Test: Around the Bloc.

Writers Read: Stephanie Elizondo Griest.

--Marshal Zeringue