Susan Richards Shreve
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Susan Richards Shreve's memoir of a mischievous childhood summer at FDR's Georgia polio sanitarium unspools in a voice that reads wry, wistful and sometimes offbeat, says 'Fresh Air' critic Maureen Corrigan.
Author Susan Richards Shreve talks about her memoir, Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven. Sent to Warm Springs as a child, Shreve recounts her stay at the Georgia resort redesigned by Franklin Delano Roosevelt for the care of polio patients.
Rona Brinlee of The Bookmark in Atlantic Beach, Fla., recommends A Student of Living Things by Susan Richards Shreve in her conversation about summer reading with Susan Stamberg on Morning Edition. "As the story unfolds," Brinlee says, "we get all the ingredients of a page-turner: mysterious characters, a secretive love, and lots of twists and turns."