November: Group Show

This month our Mellon Room will feature work by several artists: Janet Elvidge Jessica Harris Katie Noble-Churchill (her painting is attached for the press release) Linda Kelley Kate Baxter Liz Cutler Cristy Benson Mary Bowers Margaret Beaulieu Brian Caine and

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NONFIC: Small Fry by Lisa Brennan Jobs

November: NonFiction Pick Author is daughter of Steve Jobs.  She was born out of wedlock and while her father was one of the richest men in the world, he was very hard on his daughter and her mother.  A story

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NONFIC: Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

November: NonFiction Pick A 20 year old just takes off from his family home, leaves his car and tries to get lost in the Maine woods.  He survives for 27 years without talking to another human being and survives by

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FIC: The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

November: Fiction Pick This is an amusing book, written in a style that pulls the reader along.  It is a bit bawdy in one part, so be warned. The character Mrs. Hancock, before she became Mrs. Hancock, was a lady

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FIC: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

November: Fiction Pick This highly readable work of fiction takes place 1830-1836, starting in Barbados on a sugar plantation.  It is written from the point of view of a young black slave, named George Washington Black, who is saved from

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