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Children of the holocaust and their stories | ... collection of memories from Hungarian Hidden Children of the Holocaust

collection of memories from Hungarian Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Top Ten Books for People who like David Sedaris

Top Ten Books for People who like David Sedaris

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs-->The true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus.

Book Title: Memoirs / Author: Neruda, Pablo

Book Title: Memoirs / Author: Neruda, Pablo

From an award-winning novelist and sought-after public speaker, an eye-opening memoir about life before and after illegally emigrating from Mexico to the United States. After publishing two acclaimed and award-winning novels about the Mexican immigrant experience and the families forced to navigate its twists and turns, celebrated author Reyna Grande reveals her own troubled and triumphant story as an illegal immigrant in the heartfelt memoir The Distance Between Us. Born in Mexico and…

The Distance Between Us: A Memoir : Reyna Grande brings to life her tumultuous early years in this story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries.

“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.”       “He was like a song I'd heard once in fragments but had been singing in my mind ever since.”

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden (Awesome book, way better than the movie, but that was good too)

The Boy Kings of Texas - nominated for a National Book Award

From Boy King Of Texas To Literary Superstar

The story of a border-town family in Brownsville, Texas in the as each member of the family desperately tries to assimilate and escape life on the border to become real Americans, even at the expense of their shared family history.

One of my heroes. Mexican American author Victor Villasenor

One of my heroes. Mexican American author Victor Villasenor

The Language of Letting Go: Hazelden Meditation Series by Melody Beattie

The Language of Letting Go: Hazelden Meditation Series by Melody Beattie

The Language of Letting Go In this favorite daily meditation book, Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections especially for those of us who struggle with the issue of codependency.

The Turkish Lover: A Memoir by Esmeralda Santiago. La Casa Azul Bookstore loves #Latinolit

The Turkish Lover: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)

"Nicky's Family",  screened in high schools as a teaching tool to facilitate discussion about Jewish experience during WWII and Sir Nicholas Winton's volunteer efforts and compassion that continue to inspire so many to help others.  Now playing in Boston, MA and Miami Shores Opening July 19 in NYC and LA county theaters!  For a list of theaters visit: http://www.menemshafilms.com/

Really, really moving documentary about Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved almost 700 Czechoslovakian children during WWII. I watched it twice and cried buckets each time!

The Cape Cod Murder of 1899: Edwin Ray Snow's Punishment & Redemption

The Cape Cod Murder of 1899: Edwin Ray Snow's Punishment & Redemption

The Cape Cod Murder of Edwin Ray Snow's Punishment and Redemption