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Lois Warner

Why should you go to a book event if the theme doesn’t interest you?

  The Chesapeake Black Ink Festival: My Experience After enjoying the National Book Festival a few weeks ago in Washington, DC, I decided to go to a much smaller festival hosted by my city’s local library system.  The festival was called, “Black Ink”, and the theme was urban literature, which means literature by and about …

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3 Different Books about Women who fed people for a living, and made it???

  Buy on Amazon Imitation of Life Two-Movie Special Edition Starring Claudette Colbert, Lana Turner, Louise Beavers, Juanita Moore, Warren William Buy on Amazon   Buy on Amazon Buy on Amazon   Buy on Amazon   Buy on Amazon Buy on Amazon What was the world trying to tell women in the 30’s, 40’s and …

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Nilda, a classic of Hispanic-American lit: How an artist can make you see with words

When I was a kid, most of my books came from the public library. I don’t think I went to a bookstore until I was seven or eight years old, and then the children’s book section was small, unlike the entire room devoted to children at the central library. One of the library books I …

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5 Books about Books to Enhance Your Reading Life

1.     The Bestseller by Olivia Goldsmith (novel) Buy on Amazon 2.     The Library Book by Susan Orlean (nonfiction narrative) Buy on Amazon    3.     1000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich (nonfiction, guide, reference) Buy on Amazon   4.     The Literature Book, multiple authors (nonfiction, reference) Buy on Amazon   5.     When …

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