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Audra K.

Audra K.When I was very young, my mother used to take my little brother and I to our local library where she would read ‘books for the blind’ while we wandered the stacks. I have loved books ever since.

My tastes are eclectic - a library is a perfect fit for an indecisive individual like me. One day I might choose a biography about a World War II veteran (which my father was) and on another day I’ll choose a work of fiction that I have, I admit, chosen just because I like the cover. 

Whatever my choice​ I always hope to learn something.

Biography and Memoir:

Unbroken: A World War II Airman’s Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand     An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield     Barack and Joe: The Making of an Extraordinary Partnership by Steven Levingston     West With the Night by Beryl Markham     Faith of My Fathers by John McCain

Non-Fiction:

Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid by Samantha Nutt     Mudlark: In Search of London’s Past Along the River Thames by Lara Maiklem     The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons From My Grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi by Arun Gandhi     The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North American by Thomas King     Syria’s Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Seige by Mike Thomson

Fiction:

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins     A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman     The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson     The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris      The Woefield Poultry Collective by Susan Juby