December can be daunting - holidays, family gatherings, cooking and decorating are meaningful but they can also result in exhaustion and sensory overload. Add on the psychological impact of early sunsets and you have a perfect storm for stress. How to decompress? Escape into a good book, the ideal way to reboot your psyche and re-center your soul. What to read? Why not explore the works of the literary luminaries who were born in December? Some authors born in this twelfth month of the year are listed below; just click on the book jacket to be taken to the link in our catalog. And, to learn about the historical events that transpired in this final “chapter” of the book of life titled 2021, click here.
“I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.”