{Giveaway} – Enter to win a copy of The Rockaways by Gilles Peress

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Published on the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, The Rockaways combines visceral photos by renowned photographer Gilles Peress (Telex Iran, Farewell to Bosnia) with the voices of residents in the communities hit hardest by the superstorm.

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The Rockaways by Gilles Peress

This visually stunning book features breathtaking photos of the massive destruction from Hurricane Sandy, centered around the Rockaways- a small stretch of Atlantic coastline which runs eastward from New York harbor along South Shore Long Island. Continue reading “The Rockaways by Gilles Peress”

Why We Are Here by Edward O. Wilson and Alex Harris

Biologist and Alabama native Edward O. Wilson presents a wonderful accounting of the people and culture of the Alabama Gulf region. Packed with full-page, beautiful images by photographer Alex Harris, Why We Are Here explores the heart and soul of Mobile, from it’s diverse inhabitants to the intriguing plant and animal life. Continue reading “Why We Are Here by Edward O. Wilson and Alex Harris”

Love Anthony by Lisa Genova

Beth has the perfect home life until the unthinkable shatters her world. Her husband admits to having an affair, and leaves her and her three children. Not knowing how to cope, she begins writing again, something she hasn’t done in years. She writes a story about a young boy with autism who cannot speak or make eye contact, but enjoys life through his own experiences and emotions. The inspiration is sudden, and unexpected, but Beth falls in love with the little boy and his unique perspective on life, and she knows she has to tell his story. Continue reading “Love Anthony by Lisa Genova”