Want to be ahead of the curve? Check out these books from the Library before they become TV shows!
The Handmaid’s Tale
by Margaret Atwood
Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable.
Offred can remember the days before, when she lived and made love with her husband Luke; when she played with and protected her daughter; when she had a job, money of her own, and access to knowledge. But all of that is gone now….
by Neil Gaiman
Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a mysterious stranger offers him a job. But Mr. Wednesday, who knows more about Shadow than is possible, warns that a storm is coming — a battle for the very soul of America . . . and they are in its direct path. Continue reading “8 Books to Read for New and Upcoming TV Shows”
Check out some of the resources you can find on Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Prairie State College Library!
Articles, Speeches, and Letters
- King, J. L. (2009). I Have a Dream Speech. I Have A Dream (Primary Source Document)
- King, M. L. (2009). Letter from Birmingham Jail. Letter From Birmingham Jail, 1.(Primary Source Document)
- King, M. L. (1965). The men behind. Ebony, 20(8), 164.
King, M. L. (1958). Advice for living. Ebony, 14(2), 154.