The Enrichment Center Book Club
The Enrichment Center Book Club is a public book club.
"Join us as we explore the world through a new lens. Authors and books are chosen based on their connection to the differently-abled community."
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1st quarter: "Disability Visibility" First Person Stories From TheTwenty-First CenturyEdited by Alice Wong
2nd quarter: "Laughing at My Nightmare" by Shane Burcaw
3rd quarter: "The Pretty One" by Keah Brown
4th quarter: "Marcelo in the Real World" by Francisco X. Stork
ONE OF THE PROGRESSIVE'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • One in five people in the United States lives with a disability.
With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life.
From the disability rights advocate and creator of the #DisabledAndCute viral campaign, a thoughtful, inspiring, and charming collection of essays exploring what it means to be black and disabled in a mostly able-bodied white America.
Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn’t always been the case.
The paperback edition of one of the most acclaimed novels of the year -- a love story & legal drama that received five starred reviews and multiple honors.The term "cognitive disorder" implies there is something wrong with the way I think or the way I perceive reality. I perceive reality just fine.