The Merry Recluse by Caroline Knapp

Caroline Knapp lived in Cambridge and wrote for various magazines during the ’90′s before her death in 2002. Best known for her book Drinking: A Love Story which recounted her battle with alcoholism, she also wrote four other books, the final two published after her death. The Merry Recluse was her last book which compiled […]

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Gale Legal Forms

Are you in need of a legal form? Try our new Gale database of Legal Forms. Searching is simple, the forms are arranged by topic or alphabetically and can be downloaded in either Word or Acrobat. Gale Legal Forms offer a step-by-step approach to finding and completing the form, no special skills are necessary. Forms […]

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One Hundred Names For Love by Diane Ackerman

Poet Diane Ackerman and her husband met when he was her professor in college. They fell in love over their mutual love of language and literature. One Hundred Names For Love chronicles their marriage after her husband suffered a stroke that greatly affected his ability to use and understand language.  Not only was she struggling to help […]

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My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard trained neuroscientist.  So in December of 1996, when she realized that she was having a stroke, her training gave her a unique perspective on the recovery process. My Stroke of Insight opens with a description of the stroke symptoms she was experiencing while she details what is happening to her brain.  Jill Bolte Taylor’s […]

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Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks is inspired by the 1964 Disney musical “Mary Poppins.” It plays out in California where the Australian born British author P.L Travers “Mrs. Travers” has gone to see Walt Disney to oversee the making of the movie “Mary Poppins.” You will get to see how they came up with the songs “Let’s […]

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