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Atul Gawande: Being Mortal. Extremely well written and engaging discussion of death.

Elizabeth Leonard
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Subject: Re: FW: Literacy book needed for a common read

If you have a large African American population, I would recommend Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. It is very readable and timely.

Alice Graves

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 9:10 AM, Burda, Michelle Lynn <[log in to unmask]>
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> HI All-
> I thought I would pass this question along to our medical librarians?
> Anyone have any suggestions for her?
> Thanks,
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> Michelle Burda
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> Hello everyone,
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> Our city, Kalamazoo, has a common read program run through the library.
> The library is looking for a book about adult literacy to put on their 
> list for next year or the following year.  Does anybody have a book 
> that might be interesting to a variety of people? We were thinking 
> that a biography by (or about) an adult learner, but we are open to 
> other suggestions.  Just to give you some idea of books we have used 
> before, this year's book was "Evicted", we have also used "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks".
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> Thank you for any suggestions.
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> Dori
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*Alice Graves, MLIS* Hospital Library Services Program Manager Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
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