A List of Ten
Thanks to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures Ten Evenings series, here are recommendations to help you find that #nextread!
Battle of the Books 2020: 6th Grade Booklist
6th Grade Battle Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you’re interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library … Continued
Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China
This memoir by Chinese millennial journalist, Karoline Kan, is candid and engaging. American readers are inundated with news and other information about China written by outsiders and visitors. Kan wrote … Continued
Three Women Read-Alikes
Are you waiting for Three Women, by Lisa Taddeo?
Downtown Staff Celebrates Pride Month
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Guided by Downtown staff members Amy D and Sherry Y, we’ve put our heads together and picked a few titles about this … Continued
What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays by Damon Young Read-Alikes
Are you waiting for the popular memoir by Pittsburgh native Damon Young?
Living and Thriving as an Outsider: Queer Memoirs and Essays
2018 brought a wonderful variety of essay collections and memoirs from LGBTQ+ authors – here are four of the best I’ve read.
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive Read-Alikes
Are you waiting for the popular memoir by Stephanie Land?
The Girls Who Went Away
A remarkable work of social history, The Girls Who Went Away follows artist Ann Fessler as she comes to terms with her history as an adoptee and, in doing so, … Continued
Are you waiting for the intimate and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States?