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This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries

Favorite Re-Reads
Gere Branch, March 14, 2005
guest presenter Pam Boesiger

Authors

Bess Streeter Aldrich
Jane Austen
Maeve Binchy
Willa Cather
Patricia Cornwell
Elizabeth Ellis
Dick Francis
Stephen Jay Gould
James Herriot
Tony Hillerman
Faye Kellerman
Jonathan Kellerman
Margaret Maron
Marcia Muller
Robert B. Parker
Anne Perry
Elizabeth Peters
Barbara Pym
Dorothy L. Sayers
Anthony Trollope
Laura Ingalls Wilder


Individual Titles (no particular order)

Fiction

Waterlily
by Ella Deloria

Pleasant Valley
by Louis Bromfield

A Town Like Alice
by Neville Shute

book cover Girl With a Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chevalier

Non-Fiction

book cover The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
by Thomas Lewis [574 Tho]

The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher
by Thomas Lewis [574 Tho]

Music talks: Conversations With Musicians
by Helen Epstein

Particular Passions: Talkes With Women Who Have Shaped Our Times
by Lynn Gilbert and Gaylen Moore

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
by Edith Holden [508.424 Hol]

book cover The Madman and the Professor
by Simon Winchester [423 Win]

book cover The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
by Simon Winchester [423 Win]

Toscanini's Fumble and Other Tales of Clinical Neurology
by Harold L. Klawans [616.8 Kla]

Newton's Madness
by Harold L. Klawans

book cover Longitude
by Davd Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes [526.62 Sob]

Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance
by Henry Petroski

Looking for Dilmun
by Geoffrey Bibby [939.4 Bib]

book cover When Bad Things Happen to Good People
by Harold Kushner [231.8 Kus]

book cover Shaker Life, Work and Art
by June Sprigg and David Larken [289.8 qSpr]

Cloak and Gown
by Robin Winks

book cover Kon Tiki
by Thor Heyerdahl [910.4 Hey]

book cover Guns, Germs and Steel
by Jared Diamond [303.4 Dia]

book cover Amazing Grace
by Kathleen Norris [230 Nor]

book cover A Field Guide to American Houses
by Virginia and Lee McAlester [728 McA]

book cover Under the Tuscan Sun
by Frances Mayes [914.55 May]

No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting
by Anne MacDonald [746.43 Macd]

A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm
by Stanley G. Crawford

Mayordomo: Chronicle of an acequia in Northern New Mexico
by Stanley G. Crawford

Womansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women
by Kittredge Cherry

book cover Basin and Range
by John McPhee [551.9 McP]

Earthly Pleasures, tales From a Biologist's Garden
by Roger Swain [574.08 Swa]

book cover A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
by Isabella Bird [917.8 B54i]

Biography/Autobiography

book cover Dakota: A Spiritual Geography
by Kathleen Norris [978.3 Nor]

book cover Cloister Walk
by Kathleen Norris [271.1 Nor]

Blackberry Winter
by Margaret Mead

book cover Road From Coorain
by Jill Kerr Conway [B C764]

book cover True North
by Jill Kerr Conway [B C764]

book cover 84 Charing Cross Road
by Helene Hanff [818 Han]

Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
by Helen Hanff [914.21 Han]