Check out September's LibraryReads list for the top 10 books chosen by librarians across the country. The favorite this month was Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: and other lessons from the crematory.
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The rebel alliance lead by Princess Labelmaker has won. The students of McQuarrie Middle...
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, this brilliantly reported and beautifully crafted book explores the clash between a medical center in California and a Laotian refugee family over their care of a child. "This is a captivating riveting book--a must-read not only for medical professionals, anthropologists, and journalists, but for anyone interested in how to negotiate cultural difference in a shrinking world. Fadiman's ability to empathize with the resolutely independent Hmong as well as with the remarkable doctors, caseworkers, and officials of Merced County makes her narrative both richly textured and deeply illuminating.(Michael Berube)