June: MDI Photo Club

The MDI Photo Club Annual Exhibit opens Thursday, June 1 in the Mellon Room of the Northeast Harbor.  The exhibit remains open to the public through Thursday, June 29. A reception open to the public is Friday, June 2 at

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NonFic: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

June: NonFiction This book shows how Sandberg and many others have overcome a wide range of profound hardships. Option B challenges us to change systems that don’t always take humanness into account. It is also about resilience.   I recommend this

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NonFic: New Expressions in Origami Art by Meher McArthur

June: NonFiction Artists all over the world have been pushing the boundaries of paper folding in diverse directions.  This book features masterworks from 25 individual leading artists  in this wonderful new book. – Elly This origami art book features the

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Fic: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

June: Fiction This is the first of three books about a library sleuth who is able to travel through space and time in her work.  It’s a bit sci-fi-ish, her assistant is a dragon in human form, but not overly

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Fic: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

June: Fiction This is a collection of short stories by the author of The Sympathizer, which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2016.  These stories concern Vietnamese living in the United States and dealing with the problems of multiple

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