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Lit: Nathaniel R. Jones

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Published in time for his 90th birthday, Judge Nathaniel R. Jones’ new biography, Answering the Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America, shares the life of a man who has spent his career trying to make the world a better and more just place.  

Lit: Melissa Fay Greene

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Dogs are pretty much the best living beings on the planet. For more proof, look no further than The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love.  

Lit: Felicia Day

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Hey, nerds: Felicia Day — you may know her from her role on Supernatural, her web series The Guild or her Nerdist Industries-acquired YouTube channel Geek & Sundry — is coming to Joseph-Beth in support of her latest book, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost).  

Patrick Dacey Explores Stories on the Cape

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Born and bred in the troubled tourist town of Centerville on Cape Cod, Patrick Dacey is one of the most exciting young voices in literature today.  

The Hairdresser of Harare

Tendai Huchu (Ohio University Press)

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
This curious novel tells the story of a hairdresser in modern Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, written by a podiatrist who lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.   

Missing Millie Benson

Julie K. Rubini (Ohio University Press)

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
While listed by its publisher as a biography for young readers, some of us who are not so young may want to share this new book as well.   

Hibernation Guide: What to Do When the Weather Gets Cold

Good books, food delivery, binge-worthy TV, local sweatpants and hot cocktails

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Winter. Generally cold. Possibly snowy. Gets dark at like 4 p.m. Unfortunately, unlike bears, humans have to stay awake in January and February.   

Required Winter Reading

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Here are a few books that will make you sound smarter at the next party you attend.   

Growing up Carlin

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Fans of legendary comedian George Carlin who are interested in the mayhem that went on behind-the-scenes during his most prolific years can now get an up-close and personal view.   

City on Fire

Garth Risk Hallberg (Knopf)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
City On Fire is an adrenaline rush of a novel featuring a host of Dickensian characters, all on the run from families, class, race and sexuality. Hallberg’s lyrical prose heralds the arrival of one of the great new writers of our time.  

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