February: Emily Davis, Nature and Psyche Project

Emily Candler Davis, local bodyworker, poet, and artist, is showing The Nature and Psyche Project in the Mellon Room of the Northeast Harbor Library beginning February 1st and running until March 1st, 2019. The Project illuminates the relationship and inherent

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NONFIC: Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War by Deborah Campbell

February: NonFiction Pick Deborah Campbell is an investigative journalist of the old school, believing in deep penetration into a story.  She wrote articles for magazines like Harpers, The Economist, The Guardian. She was interested in the way war influenced noncombatant

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NONFIC: Becoming by Michelle Obama

February: NonFiction Pick This book is number one on many best sellers lists and after reading/listening to it I can see why. Michelle Obama is a genuinely smart, compassionate, wonderful person. This is her autobiography starting with her life as

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FIC: Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

February: Fiction Pick This is an earlier book by the author of Washington Black.   It is a story about jazz musicians, in Europe, in 1939, just as Hitler is rising in power.  The author has done a good job of

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FIC: Overstory by Richard Powers

February: Fiction Pick This is a long book, a brilliant book, and a thought provoking book.  It introduces its characters in what appear to be discrete short stories.  Later they meet each other and become intertwined. Continuing the line of

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