Bonobo Handshake

Bonobo Handshake

Rating:  Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo, by Vanessa Woods. Gotham Books (2010), 278 pages. Bonobo Handshake has the kind of cover that is impossible for animal lovers to resist: darling bonobo baby in the arms of an equally...
Little Bee

Little Bee

Rating:  Little Bee, by Chris Cleave. Simon  Schuster (2009), 288 pages. Little Bee is a fourteen-year-old girl from Nigeria who is living in England in a detention center for illegal immigrants. She shares the narration of this novel with a woman named...