Category Archives: Memoir

Dillsburg Area Public Library to host discussion on Cheryl Strayed memoir April 29

“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” a memoir by Cambria County, Pa., native Cheryl Strayed, is the topic of a book talk to be held 7 p.m. April 29 at the Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 … Continue reading

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Cartoonist, illustrator Mimi Pond to lecture at York College March 31

York College will host professional cartoonist and illustrator Mimi Pond for a lecture 3 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the Cora Miller Gallery of Wolf Hall at York College of PA, 441 Country Club Rd., York. The author and illustrator of … Continue reading

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Farming more than vegetables in central Pa.: Review of Arlo Crawford’s ‘A Farm Dies Once a Year’

I picked up the publisher’s advance copy of Arlo Crawford’s “A Farm Dies Once a Year” from the review pile here at the YDR because I adore two things: vegetables and a good memoir. The book jacket said this was … Continue reading

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‘The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates’ by Wes Moore

Wes Moore had just been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship when he read about a robbery and murder in Baltimore. One of the men caught and accused in the crime was named Wes Moore. The two men were the same age … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Glitter and Glue’ by Kelly Corrigan

Motherhood sometimes sucks.  Some days I question everything- how I lost my temper when Raina told me I had to do the laundry because her hamper was overflowing (doesn’t she understand that I already completed 5 loads of laundry that … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness’ by Susannah Cahalan

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness” by Susannah Cahalan in this Jan. 28, 2013, post.

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Graduation edition of Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to be released in April

A graduation edition of Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” will be released in April 2014.

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Friday Five: Books I’d re-read in a heartbeat

In this Friday Five post for Jan. 10, 2014, Sarah Chain reflects on five books she’d re-read in a heartbeat.

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Review: ‘A House in the Sky’ by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “A House in the Sky” by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett in this Dec. 10, 2013, post.

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Mount Joy author Andrew Murtagh to sign copies of ‘Proof of Divine’ at Irvin’s Books

Mount Joy author Andrew Murtagh will sign copies of his spiritual memoir “Proof of Divine” Dec. 5, 2013, at Irvin’s Books in York, Pa.

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