Half the Sky

October 8th, 2009

Without exaggeration, it may be one of the most important books of our time.  Two time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof of the N.Y. Times and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, a Pulitzer winner as well, have written a brilliant call to arms  that describe one of the great injustices in the world today, the brutal treatment of woman.  In Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide they show how facing up to and helping to solve these issues for woman have the ability to transform the world.  Addressing both the moral dimensions and issues of international security and stability, Kristof and WuDunn show how these brave woman might be giving us a road map to remake the world anew.   My conversation with Nicholas Kristof:

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