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Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

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 […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

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 […]

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Author InterviewWhat We're Reading

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 […]

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Books on Film

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 […]

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Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

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 […]