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Book Review 20/08/13

Midnight Sun, by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown and Co., 658 pages) Twilight aficionados read the first pages of Midnight Sun […]

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Book Review 20/08/06

Make Russia Great Again, by Christopher Buckley (Simon & Schuster, 274 pages) When word got out that Christopher Buckley had […]

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Book Review 20/07/02

Porkopolis, by Alex Blanchette (246 pages, Duke University Press) When Alex Blanchette first moved to “Porkopolis,” residents asked if he […]

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Book Review 20/07/02

Shakespeare for Squirrels, by Christopher Moore (William Morrow, 271 pages) In one of the more memorable songs from the musical […]

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Book Review 20/07/23

Parakeet, by Marie-Helene Bertino (224 pages, Farrar, Straus and Giroux) The bride, “ethnically ambiguous,” has been banished to a luxurious […]

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Book Review 20/07/16

The Great Indoors, by Emily Anthes (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 220 pages) In any other year, a book about “the […]

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Book Review 20/07/09

The Madwoman and the Roomba, by Sandra Tsing Loh (W.W. Norton, 276 pages) Can we say that it’s a little […]

Cover of What is the grass walt whitman in my life by mark doty. A cool white background, green font, a set of hands holding fresh green grass
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Book Review 20/6/25

What is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life, by Mark Doty (W.W. Norton, 288 pages) Most everyone with a […]

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Summer bookcation

Laughs, adventure and more for your summer reading list For this year’s summer reading guide, we asked local library staff […]

The book cover for Somebody's Gotta Do it. A landscape in the background reminiscent of an American farm, a political button graphic in the center with the headshot of the author in black and white.
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Book Review 20/6/18

Somebody’s Gotta Do It, by Adrienne Martini (Henry Holt & Co., 240 pages) On one hand, Adrienne Martini suffered from […]

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