New Books 2/13/17

Learn what scientists in the field of biomechanics are learning about animals or learn about the Danish philosophy of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga).  Enjoy a mystery by a debut author like Abby Fabiaschi  or an old favorite like James Patterson.  Catch up on the latest series books by Karen White and Christine Feehan.   4 3… Continue Reading New Books 2/13/17

New Books 2/6/17

The Book That Changed America by Randall Fuller Fuller traces the impact of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental idealism in 1860 America. Clownfish Blues by Tim Dorsey Hitting… Continue Reading New Books 2/6/17

The 2016 National Book Awards

The winners of the National Book Award for 2016 include the following: Fiction WINNER: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead FINALISTS: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder News of the World by Paulette Jiles The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Nonfiction WINNER: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Continue Reading The 2016 National Book Awards

New Books 1/30/17

Barren Cove by Ariel Winter Retiring to a beach house at Barren Cove, a stately Victorian manor even older than he is, Sapien, searching for meaning in a world where his outdated allegiances to a time long past have left him isolated and hopeless, becomes fascinated with the family whose lives are entwined with the… Continue Reading New Books 1/30/17