All creatures great and small/James Herriot
Twenty years ago, St. Martin’s Press published a volume of memoirs by an unknown Scottish veterinarian named James Herriot. Its title was All Creatures Great and Small. Within a year, the book had become recognized as a masterpiece. In the two decades that have followed, James Herriot has become one of the most universally loved authors of our time. As one reviewer wrote,” If you ever loved a friend, human or otherwise, this is the book for you.”
Tattoos on the heart : the power of boundless compassion / Gregory Boyle
An award-winning Jesuit priest shares an inspirational series of tales from his life working in broken-down urban areas with underprivileged children, describing how he helped them to find faith and embrace such values as patience, self-worth and kinship.
*the last meeting of the Write Your Story for Summer will be on August 20.