Ever notice how many book titles include the word “life”? Covering subjects from medicine to sports, these selections are available from the Lititz Public Library.
When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon by Joshua D. Mezrich
Medical breakthroughs have led to inspiring stories about a Wisconsin doctor who creates life from loss, transplanting organs from one body to another.
Life Admin: How I Learned to Do Less, Do Better and Live More by Elizabeth F. Emens
A working mother with two children discusses an unseen form of toil that creeps into lives, stealing precious moments of free time as well as straining schedules and relationships.
My Life Among the Underdogs by Tia Torres
The author, who has devoted her life to shattering the stereotype that pit bulls are dangerous, presents harrowing, funny and heartwarming stories featuring her best-loved dogs.
A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin
The author reflects on her life as a biographer, literary editor, ex-wife of an ambitious and philandering journalist and mother of a daughter who committed suicide.
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography by Eric Idle
Monty Python entertainer uses offbeat humor to share highlights of his life, from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater and film.
Run for Your Life by Mark Cucuzzella, M.D.
Since more than half of all runners suffer pain and discouragement, the author outlines proven, practical techniques to avoid injuries and reach the goal of personal fitness.
I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses by Lisa Scottoline
Mother-daughter duo present witty and true tales from their lives.
This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide by Geneen Roth
With humor, compassion and insight, the author explores the personal beliefs, hidden traumas and social pressures that shape women’s feelings, confidence, choices and relationships.
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
Clinical psychologist discusses discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world’s wisdom into twelve practical and transformational rules for life.
Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively
From the courtyards of her childhood home in Cairo to a family cottage in Somerset, the author takes up themes of art, literature and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir.
Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies (and Why We Don’t Learn Them from Movies Anymore) by Hadley Freeman
Columnist looks back on the cinematic world of the 1980s and considers how the changes between movies then and movies today say much about society’s changing expectations of women, young people and art.
Life without a Recipe by Diana Abu-Jaber
Caught between the cultures of her tough, independent German grandmother and flamboyant, spice-obsessed Arab father, the author spent years learning how to ignore others’ well-intentioned advice.
Life from Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family and Forgiveness by Sasha Martin
Over the course of 195 weeks, the food writer and blogger set out to cook and eat a meal from every country in the world, determined to find peace and elevate her life through the prism of food and world cultures.
Living the RV Life: Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road by Marc and Julie Bennett
Find out about the RV lifestyle and learn how to transition from a life of traditional home-ownership to one on the road.
Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life by Jeff Wilser
Hamilton, a scrappy self-starter who came to America with nothing but a code of honor and a hunger to work, documented his core principles.
Einstein’s Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes by Chris Impey
Frightening and mysterious, every massive star leaves behind a black hole when it dies and every galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its center.
March 22, 2019