New Titles 10/22/2022

Adult Titles
Posted on 10/22/2022
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The Lonely Stories: 22 Celebrated Writers on the Joys & Struggles of Being Alone
Edited by Natalie Eve Garrettcover of The Lonely Stories

Available as: print book

An essay collection exploring the struggles, joys and transformation of being alone by 22 literary writers including: Lev Grossman, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lena Dunham, Jesmyn Ward, and Anthony Doerr. For anyone who has felt lonely or unseen, especially in light of this pandemic, if you are both longing and emboldened by solitude; this book will feel cathartic.  Thoughtful and affirming, The Lonely Stories reveals the complexities of an emotion that is universal—reminding us that we're not alone. 


cover of The Year of the HorsesThe Year of the Horses: a Memoir
by Courtney Maum

Available as: print book

Depression does not target the weak nor does it sidestep those that lead lives that appear to lack nothing, Courtney Maum’s memoir on her own experience with sadness that persists despite medication and therapy, is a reminder that recovering joy is multifaceted.  A journey through history and her own life, Maum dusts off her passion for horseback riding and reclaims her power for healing of heart and mind.  A memoir of recovering what we have lost of ourselves without knowing when or why and in doing so, revealing a new layer of self-knowing, fearlessness and being untamed.


Year of the Tiger: An Activist’s Lifecover of The Year of the Tiger
by Alice Wong

Available as: print book, eBook, eAudio

Alice Wong is an Asian American disabled activist, community organizer, truth teller and self-described disabled oracle, has complied a collection of essays and artwork to illustrate her life.  Alice’s writing and life work, is to create spaces for disabled people to be in community and conversation with one another and the world.  A book robust with joy, rage, healing and wit, Year of the Tiger will change readers and ideally inspire understanding and connection.