'Life Is So Good' Chosen For Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2011
A selection team composed of community members has chosen Life Is So Good by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman as the selection for the 2011 Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Reads, which will take place in January & February of 2011. The book is the story of George Dawson, who learned to read at age 98.
The theme of this year’s read is What Makes Life Worth Living. There will be an author event with Richard Glaubman (George Dawson passed away in 2001) at Washtenaw Community College in late January. More details about that event will be available in the near future. The other titles under consideration were The Undertaking: Life Studies From The Dismal Trade by Thomas Lynch and Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks.