Circulation and Outreach Manager Patricia’s Pick:
Jackie’s girl : my life with the Kennedy family / Kathy McKeon (2017 biography, 92 McKeon)
A coming-of-age memoir by a woman who was Jackie Kennedy’s personal assistant and nanny for more than a decade shares the lessons about life and love that the author learned from the glamorous first lady.
Reference Librarian Barbara’s Pick:
You don’t look your age : and other Fairy Tales / Sheila Nevins (2017 audiobook biography, CDBK 92 Nevins)
A famed television producer and president of HBO Documentary Films shares frank but lighthearted advice for today’s women on how to navigate the challenges of pursuing a career in a man’s world, balancing the responsibilities of a working parent, aging in a youth-obsessed culture and thriving as a feminist in a dynamic marriage.
Circulation Assistant Toni’s Pick:
Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis / J.D. Vance (2016 non-fiction book call# 305.562 Vance)
Shares the story of the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.