Reading, viewing, and discussion programs at Rochester Hills Public Library explore Louisa May Alcott’s life and work

Louisa May Alcott is recognized around the world for her novel Little Women, but few know Alcott as the bold, compelling woman who grew up in the innermost circle of the Transcendentalist and antislavery movements, served as a Civil War army nurse, and led a secret literary life writing pulp fiction. Louisa May Alcott was her own best character, and her life was her own best plot. The documentary film Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women, co-produced by Nancy Porter Productions, … [Read more...]