“Death and dying are radioactive topics.” So says Richard Haverlack, author of Paths of Heart—Writing Stories Told at Life’s End (DBC 16051). Haverlack, who personally recorded his book for the LBPH narration program, began his own journey into this realm following the death of his father and later his beloved Uncle Frank who struggled in […]
Most people recognize Maya Angelou’s name. She may be the most popular and well-known author/poet of our time. What many people might not know is how fully she lived her life, how many adventures she had, how phenomenal she really was.
It’s December, and I’m looking back on another year of ups, downs and most importantly—books. Here’s a few nonfiction favorites I’ve enjoyed in good old 2016!
John Lewis’ life and work (and the lives of many other Civil Rights activists) shines brightly in the words and illustrations of the March trilogy, inspiring, educating and empowering readers to make the world a better place.
I love listening to audiobooks in the car. Authors Amy Poehler and Neil Gaiman make me laugh, and help me enjoy my commutes through the city.
Last week we lost author, activist, and humanist, Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel (1928-2016). In addition to his prolific career as a writer, Wiesel was a professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. Remember Elie Wiesel with the titles below. DB 42074 The Night Trilogy Night is the story of a Jewish boy who is deported […]
What’s the difference between autobiographies and memoirs? Are they essentially the same genre? Check out my classifications on a few of these books and share your own favorites!