NonFic: The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals and Breakthroughs in Modern Art by Sebastien Smee

May: Non Fiction “In this beautifully written book, Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Smee  explores the dramatic relationships between Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas, and Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

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NonFic: Hold Still by Sally Mann

May: Non Fiction “Sally Mann is a famous photographer, so this story is also revealed by pictures accompanying the text.  She is fearless about revealing her life, and the life of her family.  She writes as if she is talking

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Fic: The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden

May: Fiction “A Russian Fairy tale that takes place in rural Russia, wonderful story for people who like fairy tales. Casts a new light on the character of Death.” Judith At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most

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Fic: The Private Life of Mrs.Sharma by Ratika Kapur

May: Fiction “Hilarious, a woman who is both traditional and modern in contemporary New Delhi. Light read and a surprise ending!” Judith Renuka Sharma is a dutiful wife, mother, and daughter-in-law holding the fort in a modest rental in Delhi

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May Exhibit: Acadia Senior College

Acadia Senior College’s Annual Exhibit is currently on display in the Mellon Room at the Northeast Harbor Library. This exhibit, whose theme is “Focus,” includes sculpture, paintings, and photography. Artists include Jean Forbes, George Soules, Art Paine, Phil Steele, Roberta

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