Out of the Ordinary
Lisa discusses a wide range of books about life experiences that are definitely unusual.
A printable version of this booklist, with hotlinks to the library’s online catalog, is also available!
Erin, from the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, discusses The Song of the Lark and Not Under Forty by Willa Cather, and the eBook companion to the NET production, Yours, Willa Cather.
Lisa discusses an assortment of books, including:
At Home by Bill Bryson
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
Shady Characters by Keith Houston
Miss Anne in Harlem by Carla Kaplan
The Book of General Ignorance, If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t There More Happy People? and 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson
King’s Mountain by Sharyn McCrumb
The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz
The Gallery of Vanished Husbands by Natasha Solomons
Five-Finger Discount by Helene Stapinski
The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig
Gere Books Talk, April 29, 2013
Katie discusses and reads excerpts from a variety of memoir-style biographies. A booklist based on this talk is also available
Bethany Books Talk – December 6, 2013
Youth Services Supervisor Vicki Wood presents her annual list of Good Books for Gift Giving. A booklist for this program is also available