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B.Y.O.B(ooks).: A Non-Fiction Book That Taught You Something New


B.Y.O.B(ooks).: A Non-Fiction Book That Taught You Something New
Discussions held on November 16, 2022 at Bennett Martin Public Library and November 17, 2022 at Walt Branch Library
Groups led by Jen J. (Bennett Martin Public Library) and Deanne J. (Walt Branch Library)

Bennett Martin Public Library – November 16, 2022

Knitting America
by Susan Strawn (746.432 qStr)
recommended by Carrie

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake
by Tiya Miles (306.362 Mil)
recommended by Carrie

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic and How It Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World
by Steven Johnson (616.932 Joh)
recommended by Jen

Bomb: the Race to Build-and Steal-the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon
by Steve Sheinkin (j623.451 She)
recommended by Jen

The Kennedy Detail: JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence
by Gerald Blaine (973.922 Bla)
recommended by Jen

Vanderbilt: Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty
by Anderson Cooper (Biography Vanderbilt)
recommended by Jen

The Great Fire
by Jim Murphy (j977.311 Mur)
recommended by Jen

Maitreya’s Mission
by Benjamin Creme (not in libraries’ collection)
recommended by Kathy

Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramahansa Yogananda (E-book and E-audiobook formats only)
recommended by Kathy

Salt: A World History
by Mark Kurlansky (333.856 Kur)
recommended by Scott (in absentia)

Curse of the Narrows
by Laura MacDonald (940.3 Mac)
recommended by Scott (in absentia)

Walt Branch Library – November 17, 2022

Not Your Average Tidewater Girl
by Mary Ann Kennerly Clinton (not currently in the libraries’ collection — hoping to order it)
recommended by Barbara

In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss
by Amy Bloom (Biography Bloom)
recommended by Deanne

Funny Farm: My Unexpected Life with 600 Rescue Animals
by Laurie Zaleski (Biography Zaleski)
recommended by Deanne

Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
by David Grann (976.6 Gra)
recommended by Sheryl