Biographies and memoirs make for good reading because they can frame important events and issues in life through the framework of an intriguing personality. These 10 lives shine a little on events in the news, the arts, spirituality and medicine. Starting out with people in the news, “Sons of Wichita” by Daniel Schulman examines politically influential Koch family while “A Fighting Chance” by Elizabeth Warren tells how a small-town Oklahoma girl who wanted only to be a schoolteacher became a law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt. Follow the link for more interesting lives.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson