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  1. Did you know there was a spike in the spiritualist business around the time of Princess Di’s death?


    September 15, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Here we have two novels featuring characters who communicate, on a regular basis, with the dead. Howard Norman’s new novel Next Life Might Be Kinder is an easier story to…

  2. 2 Reviews from IndyPL Patrons


    September 14, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    One patron is reviewing a book, and the other is reviewing an IndyPL web feature. The Seventh Mother (©2014) by Sherri Wood Emmons, 2012 Emerging Author Award Nominee, Indiana Authors…

  3. The Big House


    August 28, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Summer is winding down–or has totally vamoosed, if we’re talking school years–but I just finished reading George Howe Colt’s book The Big House: A Century in the Life of an…

  4. Swimming Studies


    August 7, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    I was moved at the Natatorium, last summer, watching an evening of National Championship swimming. A woman in an outer lane, the lane closest to me, was so far behind…

  5. The Infatuations


    August 4, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    An inmate at the Marion County Jail once told me that he didn’t want any books by Agatha Christie. I don’t think we did much Christie business at the jail,…