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  1. Sharing Your Reading


    August 28, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Librarian Emeritus Steve Bridge: “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, no paper notices on downtown posts and billboards, no mentions or advertisements in local newspapers. It…

  2. Looper vs. The Other: Bruce Willis & Jorge Luis Borges on meeting your younger self.


    August 17, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The Book of Sand is a collection of stories by Jorge Luis Borges. It was published in 1975, and is currently available from the library in Collected Fictions (1998), in which…

  3. The Opposite of Loneliness


    August 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Marina Keegan, the author of The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories, was killed in an auto accident when she was 22 years old. Her early death is mentioned several times…

  4. The Girl Who Slept with God


    August 3, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Val Brelinski, according to an author note, was raised in Idaho by “devout evangelical Christians.” Her first novel, due for publication on August 4th, tells the story of Jory Quanbeck,…

  5. There’s an enormous red book on my desk. Everyone who visits my cubicle mentions it.


    July 22, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The first half of the book is in German script, on glossy paper, with lots of pictures. The second half is an English translation. You can click here to see…