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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 […]


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

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.
Books / Featured Content

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 […]

Cover of Breath The new science of a lost art. Black lettering on a yellow background, dots connected by thin lines make the shape of a set of lungs.

Book Review 6/11/2020

Breath, The New Science of a Lost Art, by James Nestor (Riverhead, 304 pages) The pandemic has forced publishers to […]

Cover of the book The Language of Butterflies by Wendy Williams. The cover has white font partially covered by a large group of blue butterflies.

The Language of Butterflies

By Wendy Williams (Simon & Schuster, 240 pages) The next time you think one of your relatives is weird, breathe […]

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