Items tagged "nonfiction"

Migrations, A Black History Book Club: Kindred by Octavia Butler

This group, which is led by a librarian and a different community leader each month, focuses on fiction and non-fiction of the Black experience. No registration is needed. Join us this month to discuss Kindred by Octavia Butler, co-led by Bekezela Mguni of Dreams of Hope, BOOM Concepts, and the Black Unicorn Library and Archives. […]

The Death Blog

Death is a subject that I think we should all think about more.  The most certain thing in life is that it will eventually end.  Why then do so many of us not think about or prepare for the inevitable.  But where should we start when we contemplate the end of our life. As a […]

Last Chance to See

What happens when a comedian who loves the comforts of civilization joins a zoologist to seek out endangered species? He falls and breaks his arm getting off a boat. That’s not a joke, it’s the first episode of Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry and Mark Carwardine. Over 20 years ago, Carwardine joined author […]

Who Doesn’t Love Penguins?

What could be better than the rich voice of Morgan Freeman paired with adorable penguins waddling through the sparkling Antarctic landscape? That’s right, nothing is better. (Unless, of course, you had the opportunity to meet Morgan Freeman and a penguin at the same time. That might be more awesomeness than anyone could handle, though.) March […]