"The author looking into the history of his family through a collection of Japanese carvings he was left by a relative resonated with me as I look at even the smallest of old family treasures as a chapter I might miss. With this premise, De Waal searched into a dramatic family story of World War ll in such a meaningful way."
The Misericordia University Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society is hosting the third annual poetry benefit auction, "The Wonder of Words,'' on Tuesday, April 19 from 7-9:30 p.m. in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. All proceeds from the event will benefit the scholastic book fund that will enable students in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District to purchase books at book fairs. The event is open free to the public.