From memoirs to movies and the life stories of award-winning novelists and activists, this month, we’ve identified over 30 must-have titles for your library’s Spanish-language collection―including newly released translations such as Mi hijo precioso by David Sheff, the inspiration for the film Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carrell and Timothée Chalamet, Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad’s Yo seré la última, […]
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, whose courage and conviction as Prime Minister led Britain to an allied victory in the Second World War, is once-again part of our cultural conversation due to the popular biopic, The Darkest Hour. Gary Oldman took home the Oscar for Best Actor due to his exquisite embodiment of Churchill in the movie. To learn […]
This month, we’re focusing on the biography section of the library. Among the 100 featured titles include the critically acclaimed works of Joan Didion, Robert A. Caro, and Ron Chernow, the engaging travelogues of Frances Mayes and Cheryl Strayed, Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel memoirs, and the evocative stories of performance artist Marina Abramovic and country […]
Find out the fascinating life stories behind famous names and inspiring individuals. Click for Memoirs and Biographies.
Right now, your patrons are probably playing their favorite holiday albums on repeat, but come January they’ll need some new music. Check out these memoirs, biographies, and more that will help inspire them. Click for More Books that Feature an Alternative to Holiday Music.
We’ve rounded up the hottest biographies, memoirs, and ruminations on some of music’s biggest names, from Jay-Z to David Bowie. Click to Rock Out with More Books.
These aren’t your high school history books. With rich, fascinating detail, these history books tell the stories of some of the most interesting people and events of all time. Because sometimes, the truth is stranger, and more incredible, than fiction. The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton In the tradition of Empire of the Summer […]
In celebration of De Niro: A Life, the newly released biography of the iconic actor, I’m reminiscing over my favorite De Niro movie. I’m a huge fan of Cape Fear, though I have yet to read to book. Shhhh, don’t tell anyone! What’s your favorite De Niro movie? A book like no other about one […]