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A Disability Book Resource

One square in the Seattle Arts and Lectures Book Bingo has a few of our patrons (and both Lori and myself) asking for suggestions. The “Book about Disability” square is purposefully open ended, giving you the opportunity to read fiction or nonfiction, sci-fi or memoir. When I first saw the square, I was a little daunted because I was concerned about defining disability as an able person. Was this book about a girl with a mental illness a book about disability? If a book has a disabled character, but doesn’t focus on their disabled experience, is it about disability? What constitutes a disabled person? Continued...