The 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards offer book recommendations in many genres. Our guests this episode are Stephanie Hall, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson. Open your ears for a funny and honest discussion about what new books we enjoyed this year and what we recommend – then share your thoughts
Huddled together in their stolen jackets, the five siblings – Cherie, Camille, Regina, Norm, and Rosie – tried to keep warm in the middle of a Long Island winter. Left alone in a decrepit rental house with no heat, no food, and no idea when their mother might return, the five children could only rely […]
A terrible fire. A tragic loss. The true story of growing up in a traumatized, grieving, and courageous family.
You’ll start the book for its raw, insider view of prison life; you’ll finish the book because of its powerful story of personal transformation.
In the midst of the Cultural Revolution in China, the government was banning many of the traditional practices like burials and coffins, though Wenguang Huang’s grandmother wanted her family to defy the ban and plan a traditional funeral complete with a coffin for her death. At the time their grandmother’s health was fine but she was obsessed with her mortality and funeral…
A midwife’s frank and fascinating memoir of London’s East End in the 1950s.