Toronto Star: Arrivals: Recent books of note
This week books to mark International Women’s Day.
Otherhood, Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness, Melanie Notkin
We usually think of women who are not mothers as the exception, but Notkin says otherwise: almost 50 per cent of women of child-bearing age in the U.S. are childless. The Canadian-born, New York-based author explores the implications of this “otherhood” issue through anecdote and reportage.