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Now that the weather’s getting better (okay, maybe not this week), I’m soooo excited to start talking walks in the forest preserves again. And audiobooks make great walking companions! Here are a few that I’m going to try.  I'm including picture...

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  This month marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  The life story of this remarkable man has been well-documented over the years, and a variety of new biographies and history books have hit the library's she...
Author Priya Parmar’s exquisite new novel sheds light on the complicated relationship between two talented sisters, writer Virginia Stephen Woolf and painter Vanessa Stephen Bell. The book begins in 1905 when the four Stephen siblings decide to mov...

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The University Club Library, New York City.   I found some interesting trivia about libraries this week courtesy of Minnesota Public Radio News. George Washington has a $300,000 fine for overdue library books that he checked out of the New ...
  "The past isn't dead. It isn't even past."  --William Faulkner At the heart of Greg Iles' Bone Tree lies a mythic old-growth cypress tree, deep in the swamps of Mississippi. Those who believe in its existence are mostly African American...