Take a closer look at the powerful themes of this year’s citywide NEA Big Read. Explore the topic of disability in its many forms with our micro branches and events.
Rebekah Taussig is a Kansas City writer who earned a PhD in Creative Nonfiction and Disability Studies from the University of Kansas. She writes personal essays about disability and runs an Instagram account, @sitting_pretty, where she regularly crafts “mini-memoirs” that explore what it means to live in her (disabled, female) body.
If you are looking to read books with related subjects, be sure to check out our micro branches. Click the links below to discover titles that can be checked out in person or a selection of e-books available online 24/7.
Young Minds and Teen Picks
Events at NHFPL
Don’t Miss any of the NEA Big Read Events Happening Across New Haven!
Be sure to check out the Arts & Ideas website for a calendar of the NEA Big Read events relating to Sitting Pretty happening from April to June! The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.