In 2020, Filip was diagnosed with cancer and got both of his legs amputated. Read about his story as an amputee and being an open book on the topic.
Since childhood, Linda has lived with a sense of people being around her. She’s an Open Book and shares her story of being a psychic healer, but also about living as an outsider.
Paris’ story, on the surface, is about the care system: how she got into it, what her experience was like, and how it is affecting her to this day. Mostly, however, her story is about making a life for herself despite all that happened and how to get something positive out of what she has experienced.
Andy and Bernadette have been married for more than 23 years. They are one of a very few couples that are also Books on our bookshelf.
Daniel is helping provide his Readers with the perspective of a man, who sees his wheelchair as anything but a limitation.
Jonathan, also known as Samantha Braxton, publishes as the topic “Transformista” – also equivalent to “Crossdresser”. It all started at Halloween 17 years ago, in 2005, when Samantha first came to life, and now she is a part of the Human Library Book Depot Lima.
Book of the month, Yoka, a Holocaust Survivor, grew up in a Jewish family in the Netherlands. Read about her story and learn more about her.
Nichola Swallow shares her story of becoming a Book at the Human Library and her insights in dealing with eating disorders.
It is about recognizing that we are imperfect, we make mistakes, we all make judgements and we have unconscious biases.
One reader asked me if I’d rather be white, because of all the adversities that black people face. I wanted to say, ‘hell no’, but I didn’t!