Our account management system will be upgraded from August 10 - 24. Account access and the ability to place or cancel holds on physical items will not be available during that time. Contact-Free Pickup will also be suspended August 21 – 22. Digital downloads will not be affected. Public computer access will still be available at nine locations, by appointment only. Information, times, and locations are available here. Book drops are open. All items -- now including Express DVDs -- check out for 21 days.
Anderson Cooper's intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS' 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill, he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had before, a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other.