Oral History Project: Martina Herrera (2016)

A few semesters ago, my professor assigned us an oral history project to do on a family member or someone we knew. I didn’t ask to be the family historian; but with my education, writing skills, and tech-savvy nature, I’m the perfect one for the job.

Their Trash Will Always Be My Treasure

One of the best books I received was a 1937 edition of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and a 1950 edition of Leaves of Grass. Can you believe that someone was going to throw these books away in the trash? It’s heartbreaking, to say the least.

Who Wouldn’t Want a Free Book?

Several people have asked me why I’m doing this, and my answer is simple: I love books, I love free stuff, and I love giving away free books. I want to make sure that no one ever has an excuse not to be reading.