#Ownvoices | Collection Development: Race, Diversity, & Society

The complexity, history, and nuances of race in America mean a wealth of material could be identified as essential. A recent explosion of titles plus classics document the multiplicity of the American experience.

Isabel Allende | LibraryReads Author, November 15, 2015

The Japanese Lover, Allende’s lushly detailed new work embraces the Holocaust, the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, homosexuality in less liberal times, and immigration today

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, August 9, 2013

A fast-paced story from Ahmad, a story of loss and redemption from Allende, nonstop action from Coonts, a quirky Double Feature from King, and “Chronicles of Barsetshire” from Trollope