Ingrid Betancourt’s Book Rises to #1

Ingrid Betancourt was anything but silent this week, as her new book, “No hay silencio que no termine” (Aguilar, 2010), (Even Silence Has an End), rose to the top spot on the Nielsen Bookscan List, the top indicator for the publishing industry in the U.S. The story of the former presidential candidate’s captivity at the hands of FARC (a Colombian terrorist guerrilla organization) captivated readers. Betancourt presents a gripping portrait of her determination to survive the violence and isolation of more than six years in the Colombian jungle and of her spiritual transformation. Read More »