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  1. How can my wife hate this book so much, when I love it so much? Is our marriage in trouble?


    June 2, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The discussion of Ann Patchett’s novel Bel Canto has been moved to Tuesday, July 7th at 6:00 p.m. It will still take place in Central Library‘s East Garden. I had read…

  2. An Arctic Thriller


    May 12, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    When I think of Lapland, which is almost never, I think of quaint scarves and rosy-cheeked blondes standing next to reindeer. I’m not at all familiar with Sápmi, which is…

  3. Heart of Darkness! A book on astrophysics and the poem that recommended it!


    April 29, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    How did human beings figure out what the universe is made of, and how it’s evolving? Heart of Darkness : Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe, by Jeremiah P.…

  4. Smoke and Fire


    April 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Nicole McMillan is the head honcho of McMillan Suppression, a company that hires out to extinguish oil field fires. She was once out there herself, suppressing the fires, but was…

  5. 2 Poems by Jennifer Michael Hecht, with an appearance by Patti Smith


    April 16, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I seem to have been neglecting National Poetry Month, but here goes: Jennifer Michael Hecht’s “Not Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Spider” appear in her…