Serious Eater by Ed Levine
This is the mouthwatering and heart stopping story of Ed Levine, a freelance food writer with an unlikely dream, who built?and almost lost?one of the most acclaimed and beloved food sites in the world, Serious Eats.
Love Thy Neighbor by Ayaz Virji
In 2013, Doctor Ayaz Virji moved from the East Coast to a town of 1,400 in Minnesota. But in 2016, this decision was tested when the reliably blue, working-class county swung for Donald Trump, and Virji and his family faced anti-Muslim remarks and racism. But in 2017, a local pastor invited him to speak at her church and address misconceptions about what Muslims practice and believe, giving Virji a new vocation he never expected.
Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson
Known for her groundbreaking novel Speak, published twenty years ago, Anderson has written a critically acclaimed poetry memoir sharing reflections, rants, and calls to action woven among deeply personal stories from her life.
Such a Pretty Girl by Nadina LaSpina
In her native Sicily, LaSpina contracted polio when she was a baby. Her adolescence and youth was spent in America almost entirely in hospitals for a quest for a cure. Refuting all stereotypical narratives of disability, the author's journey is one with which many disabled people can identify.
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