September 2014 Book Recommendations
LUST FOR LIFE
by Irving Stone
A “biographical” novel of Vincent Van Gogh. First published in 1934.
ONE WRITER’S BEGINNINGS
by Eudora Welty
A partial autobiography from one of America’s greatest authors.
AN UNQUIET MIND: A MEMOIR OF MOODS AND MADNESS
By Kay Redfield Jamison
How a professor managed her manic-depressive illness–secretly–until she divulged it to her colleagues at Johns Hopkins University.
NECESSARY LOSSES: THE LOVES, ILLUSIONS, DEPENDENCIES and IMPOSSIBLE EXPECTATIONS THAT ALL of US HAVE to GIVE UP in ORDER to GROW
by Judith Viorst
The pain and progress associated with emotional separations.
by Shirley Temple Black
The actress’s autobiography from the start of her incomparable film career to the 1954 birth of her second daughter.