I know, I know… Two book recommendations in one day? But I couldn’t pass on this nugget of a book. Victoria Rowell is a woman who was left an orphan in a hospital after birth by her mother who battled with paranoid schizophrenia. Her memoir tells the story of how she grew up, being raised by various women from different backgrounds. She has since become a successful business woman, and she is an inspiring testament that you can really be who you want to be regardless of your upbringing.

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Book Signing

• 6pm TODAY at the Hu-Man bookstore in Harlem
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd
Between 124th and 125th Streets (right next to the Magic Johnson Theater entrance)

• Friday, April 13, 2007 at Border’s Bookstore in the Time Warner Center (Columbus Circle)