You Are What You Read

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Want something more than simple beach reads on your summer list? We’ll hear from several authors who inform, inspire and challenge us. Rachel Simon discusses the craft of memoir and reveals what she reads when she is writing. From contemplative meditation teacher Allan Lokos comes his latest book Through The Flames, a reflection on his surviving a plane crash, while photographer Jan C. Almquist and author Ann de Forest discuss their experience writing Bayada Press’ first book, Healing on the Home Front: The Faces, Stories and Voices of Home Healthcare. Pull up a beach chair, and let us know the books that resonate with you.

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Allan Lokos
Healing on the Home Front

Rachel Simon has written six books including Riding the Bus with My Sister, and The Story of Beautiful Girl. She recommends: By Dave Simpson The Way Love Comes to Me

Dave Simpson’ play, Crossing the Threshold Into the House of Bach, will be performed by Amaryllis Theatre Company on June 4 and 5 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7809 Old York Rd, Elkins Park and June 12 and 13 at St. Mary’s Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

By Dan Simpson School for the Blind

Dan Simpson’s blog

By Ona Gritz
Geode
On the Whole: A story of mothering and disability

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