Lists and Suggestions

List: Person(s)/Character(s) with a Disability

Griffith, Nicola, author.

Mara Tagarelli is, professionally, the head of a multimillion-dollar AIDS foundation; personally, s...

Wong, Alice, 1974- editor.

This collection of essays from contemporary disabled writers celebrating the thirtieth anniversary o...

Kline, Christina Baker, 1964- author.

Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World " would immortalize a young woman. T...

Hibbert, Talia, author.

Danika Brown knows what she wants: professional success, academic renown, and an occasional roll in...

Genova, Lisa, author.

A once accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS. As he becomes increasingly paralyzed and ...

Dasgupta, Rana, 1971-

A one-hundred-year-old blind Bulgarian looks back on a long life marked by fantasies about what cou...

Riley, Vanessa, author.

When headstrong West Indian heiress Patience Jordan questioned her English husband's mysteriou...

Saltz, Gail, author.

A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between potential for great talent and condi...

Dade, Olivia, author.

When her viral fan-fiction leads to a disastrous publicity-stunt date with her celebrity crush, a ta...

Baker, Mishell, author.

A cynical, paraplegic screenwriter with borderline personality disorder gets recruited to join a se...

Collette, Katherine, 1981- author.

After losing her job as a senior mathematician, Germaine finds herself working at the Council’s S...

Hannon, Irene, author.

First-grade teacher Holly Miller enjoys a quiet, low-profile life in Hope Harbor - but all of that ...

Gottlieb, Eli, 1956-

A middle-aged autistic resident of a therapeutic community where he was sent as a young child rebel...

Albert, Annabeth, author.

College age Conrad Stewart and Alden Roth are long-standing rivals in the fictional game of Odyssey....

Weggemann, Mallory, author.

The Paralympic gold-medalist, world champion swimmer, ESPY winner, and NBC Sports commentator uses ...

Balogh, Mary.

Desperate to escape his mothers matchmaking Vincent Hunt Viscount Darleigh flees to a remote countr...

Center, Katherine, author.

Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so...

Abbott, Jim, 1967-

A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball...

French, Tana, author.

Left for dead by burglars while partying with friends, a happy-go-lucky charmer takes refuge at his ...

Hoang, Helen, author.

A 30-year-old math whiz with Asperger's tries to make her love life as rich as her career by h...

Galbraith, Robert.

"After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as ...

Berg, Elizabeth.

It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are moun...

Simsion, Graeme C.

Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, star...

Deaver, Jeffery.

A paralyzed New York detective is talked out of committing suicide to hunt for a cab driver who tor...