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Forces of Nature

The titles in this series explore humanity’s relationship to forces beyond its control, such as evolution, disease, and the planet’s fragile ecosystems.

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Healthcare and Humanity

These four books, all used to acclaim in VHC’s Literature and Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Healthcare™ program, speak to the experiences of the patient, the families, and the people providing care.

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Immigrants: Coming to America

These stories capture the experience of immigrants journeying to a new land, finding their place, and feeling at home

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International Migrations

To or from the United States, spanning India, Cuba, Greece, and Ireland, this series of Pulitzer-winning works spotlights characters in the midst of broader migrations.

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Memorable Memoirs: Take Two

The following memoirs use both traditional and unconventional formats to hone in on a specific feature of the each author’s life.

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Native American Literature

These titles include fiction, myth, poetry, and personal narrative – and represent some of the finest work by Native writers since the renaissance of American Indian writing in the 1970s.

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New England Uncovered

What lies hidden beneath the popular images of New England with its white spires and Yankee frugality? More than meets the eye!

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Outsiders: Those Who Fell Outside the Cultural Norm

This discussion series examines the treatment of populations outside the cultural norms of the late 19th and early 20th century America.

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Discover a variety of journeys- and whether the seekers find what they are looking for- in these varied writings.

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Portraits of the Artists

These books feature fictional interpretations of famous artists.

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These novels all re-imagine classics works of fiction, retelling them from a different character’s perspective.

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Robert Frost’s Life and Writing

This series invites readers to learn more about Robert Frost’s life and the diversity of his writings.

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