Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Cheryl Strayed

April 23 . 2013

Told with suspense and style,  Wild captures the terrors and pleasures of Cheryl Strayed who forged ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.

Becca Stevens

April 16 . 2013

In Snake Oil, Becca Stevens tells how the women she began helping fifteen years ago have been the biggest source of her own healing from sexual abuse and her father’s death as a child.

John Rosengren

March 12 . 2013
Hank Greenberg offers an intimate account of the man’s life on and off the field. It is a portrait of integrity, triumph over adversity, and one of the greatest baseball players to ever grace the field.

Mike Rose

January 30 . 2013

Mike Rose‘s, Back to School is the first book to look at schools that serve a growing population of “second-chancers,” exploring what higher education—in the fullest sense of the term—can offer our rapidly changing society and why it is so critical to support the institutions that make it possible for millions of Americans to better their lot in life.

Joe Mozingo, Nina Jablonski

January 7 . 2013

The Fiddler on Pantico Run is the beautifully written account of Joe Mozingo’s quest to discover his family’s lost past. Later,  Nina G. Jablonski’s, Living Color is the first book to investigate the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present.

Bob Balaban

September 14 . 2012

From award-winning actor-writer-producer-director Bob Balaban comes a hilarious new series,  The Creature From the Seventh Grade, perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Hanna Rosin

September 11 . 2012

Hanna Rosin shows the radically different ways men and women today earn, learn, spend, couple up—even kill—and has turned the big picture upside down in The End of Men.

Jane Barnes

August 24 . 2012

Falling In Love With Joseph Smith is an intimate portrait of the man behind one of America’s fastest growing religions. Jane Barnes, offers a surprising and provocative window into the Mormon experience.

Donald Barlett, James Steele

August 13 . 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalists, Donald Barlett and James Steele are back with the story of how the American middle class has been systematically impoverished and its prospects thwarted in favor of a new ruling elite in The Betrayal of the American Dream.

Zach Wahls

August 9 . 2012

In My Two Moms, Zach Wahls delivers a reassuring message to same-sex couples, their kids, and anyone who’s ever felt like an outsider: “You are not alone.”