Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory. Little Fires Everywhere (#1) By Celeste Ng “Little Fires Everywhere delves into family relationships and what parenthood, either biological or by adoption, means. We follow the members of […]
With the success of Dunkirk, your patrons will be looking for more history books that made the jump to the small and silver screens. Click for More History Books on Film.
Edan Lepucki, New York Times bestselling author of California, joins Beaks and Geeks to talk performance art, class in California, and which books she reads over and over again. Lepucki’s new novel, Woman No. 17, is a dark, sexy noir about the intensity of female relationships that lies behind the hedgerows of beautifully manicured Los Angeles. Click to Listen […]
Step inside the kitchens of these celebrity chefs and learn how to make their favorite meals. Click for More Cookbooks by Celebrity Chefs.
“What role do we have as human beings who perceive, make decisions, laugh, and cry, in this great fresco of the world as depicted by contemporary physics?,” asks the eminent Italian scientist Carlo Rovelli in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, adding, “If the world is a swarm of ephemeral quanta of space and matter, a […]
Author Siobhan Fallon has written a rich and authentic debut novel, THE CONFUSION OF LANGUAGES, telling a heartbreaking story of the unpredictable path of friendship and the secrets kept in marriage, all set within the U.S. military community in Jordan during the rise of the Arab Spring in May 2011. Preceded by her award-winning short story collection, YOU KNOW WHEN […]
The inspiration for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, the second season of FX’s Emmy-winning FX series. Two months before Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by Andrew Cunanan, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth was investigating a major story on the serial killer for Vanity Fair. Culled from interviews with more […]
In a bold act of conscience, Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party. There has already been significant media attention […]