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Suggested One Read: Just Mercy

Throughout the month we are continuing to highlight a few of the many books nominated for One Read 2017. Like last year’s One Read selection, “Bettyville” by George Hodgman, “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson is a memoir. Stevenson, a lawyer, is the executive director of the … Continue reading

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Mini Memoir Writing Contest

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Thank you to all who entered! “On Betty’s Journey, I have learned something I had not known: I am very strong, strong enough to stay, strong enough to go when the time comes. I … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Bettyville

We are currently taking your suggestions for our 2016 One Read title, and we’ll be highlighting some of these books here at oneread.org so you can see what other community members are reading and enjoying. All of these titles will be considered … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Orange Is the new Black

Well-reviewed and popular when first published in 2010, Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in A Women’s Prison” gained even more attention after Netflix launched a series based on the book. The narrative follows the author’s incarceration … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Invisible Wall

Harry Bernstein’s “The Invisible Wall” proves that it is never too late to write your first book. In his 90s, Bernstein has written a fascinating memoir about his childhood in an impoverished mill town in England before and during World … Continue reading

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