Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Kimberly Rae Miller

August 28 . 2013

In this moving coming-of-age story, Kimberly Rae Miller brings to life her rat-infested home, her childhood consumed by concealing her father’s shameful secret from friends, and the emotional burden that ultimately led to an attempt at suicide in Coming Clean.

Philip Caputo

July 24 . 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Philip Caputo takes an epic journey across America, Airstream in tow, and asks everyday Americans what unites and divides a country as endlessly diverse as it is large in The Longest Road.

Michael D’Antonio

June 20 . 2013
Michael D’Antonio‘s, Mortal Sins is an explosive, sweeping account of the scandal that has sent the Catholic Church into a tailspin — and the brave few who fought for justice

Dean King

June 18 . 2013

The Feud is Dean King‘s riveting and detailed account of two frontier families, the Hatfields and McCoys, struggling for survival within the narrow confines of an unforgiving land.

Peter La Barbera

May 28 . 2013

Can conservative and Christian companies like Chick-fil-A  win the support and loyalty of American consumers by offering to make up for any lost donations to the Boy Scouts? Peter LaBarbera with Americans For Truth is calling on some businesses to step up to the plate and make pledges.

Katie Beers, Rayya Elias

May 22 . 2013

Katie Beers was abducted by a family friend, held captive in an underground cell for 17 days and sexually abused. Buried Memories is her story of survival and recovery. Later, Rayya Elias and her family fled the political conflict in their native Syria, settling in Detroit. Harley Loco charts 4 decades of a life lived in the moment, a path from harrowing loss and darkness to a place of peace and redemption.

David Rosner

May 16 . 2013

In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century,  David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health in Lead Wars.

Julia Sweeney

May 15 . 2013

Comedian Julia Sweeney, creator of the androgynous “Saturday Night Live” character Pat, is also a talented essayist and her new book If It’s Not One Thing It’s Your Mother is poignant, provocative, and wise.

Kathryn Joyce

May 8 . 2013

Kathryn Joyce‘s, The Child Catchers is a shocking exposé of what the adoption industry has become and how it got there, told through deep investigative reporting and the heartbreaking stories of individuals who became collateral damage in a market driven by profit and, now, pulpit command.

Diane Wetendorf

May 6 . 2013

Diane Wetendorf argues that the Religious Right seeks to divert tax dollars from liberal, secular, and feminist programs to private entities and conservative faith-based organizations in Hijacked By the Right.