Jean’s Pick of the Week: Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals

Has there ever been a more accurate word to describe the period between childhood and adulthood (a.k.a. the teenage years) than “wildhood”? Authors Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers use the apt descriptor as the title of their latest book Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals. In it, they…

Jean’s Pick of the Week: Memoirs

Whenever someone learns that I work in a library, this question inevitably follows: what’s your favorite book? It’s like Sophie’s Choice, impossible to answer. So when it came time for me to review a recently published memoir, I couldn’t pick just one. Following are a few of my favorites from this year. Written by four…