Posts Tagged ‘Sociology’

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.

Peter Conners

August 26 . 2013

Peter Conners tells the story of the roots, evolution, values, and passion of the jam band scene in the words of those who know it best in JAMerica.

Tony Thompson

August 5 . 2013

Outlaws is Tony Thompson’s compelling, shocking and chilling story of how bikers are born and made, and how and why they die.

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.

Phil Madeira

July 22 . 2013
Musician and songwriter Phil Madeira turns his talent for evocative lyricism from the stage to the page as he invites us to wander with him on his relentless search for God in God On the Rocks.

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.

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.

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.

John Kelly

March 19 . 2013

The Graves Are Walking is deeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling decisions behind a tragedy of epic proportions, John Kelly’s retelling of the awful story of Ireland’s great hunger will resonate today as history that speaks to our own times.

Betsy Prioleau

February 26 . 2013

Betsy Prioleau‘s, Swoon is a colorful chronicle of great ladies’ men who spellbind women and enamor them forever ranging  from Casanova to today’s real-world lovers.