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
“Disability rights activist Alice Wong brings tough conversations to the forefront of society with this anthology. It sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with these life experiences. It's an eye-opening collection that readers will revisit time and time again.” —Chicago Tribune
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.