Exhibits

NONFIC: Zapped: From Infrared to Xrays, the Curious History of Invisible Light by Bob Berman

October: NonFiction This is physics for the non scientist.  While I’m not sure I agree with everything he says, it’s helping me to make sense of the modern world, in which there are so many different  kinds of energy present.

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NONFIC: The Unwomanly Face of War : an Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

October: NonFiction Pick Very powerful.  An English translation of the ground breaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia.  Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. – Elly For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich

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FIC: The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories by Penelope Lively

October: Fiction Pick This is a collection of short stories which I enjoyed.  The first one, which is the title story, is written from the point of view of a hen living at Pompei, immortalized in a wall painting, and

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FIC: Eleanor Oliphant is Perfectly Fine by Gail Honeyman

October: Fiction Pick A whip smart read.  Perfectly paced, odd, fascinating, tales place in Glasgow, shocking and hilarious.  A fascinating story about loneliness, hope, tragedy and humanity.  The delivery is superb. – Elly No one’s ever told Eleanor that life

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YA/J NONFIC: Mama Africa!How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song by Kathryn Erskine; and 2 Honorable Mention Picks!

October: YA/J NonFiction Pick (J) Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song by Kathryn Erskine Depicting singer Miriam Makeba and her part in the struggle to defeat apartheid in South Africa, this illustrated story will inspire and

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