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  1. A Casting of Yarns


    January 19, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler: The weather outside may be frightful, but this is the season when the knitting is most delightful! If you are a knitter or just like to…

  2. I was going to do a blogpost, today . . . but . . . I can’t remember . . .


    November 8, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    Real, diagnosable amnesia–people getting knocked on the head and forgetting their names–is mostly just a rumor in the world. It’s a rare condition, and usually a brief one. In books…

  3. Fictional Immigrants


    August 3, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    Flanner House Library´s Kathleen Rivenburg has inspired me with this week´s Staff Recommends review. She reviews Emilio Estefan’s book The Rhythm of Success: How an Immigrant Produced His Own American Dream, and has…

  4. Choosing the Right (Fictional) Prep School


    July 16, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    When I told Tom Short at Central Library that I was doing a blog posting about prep school novels, he said I should throw in some classics–including A Portrait of…

  5. Fiction by African Authors


    June 1, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    Ellen Flexman of the East 38th Street Library has put together a list of African fiction titles. The Anchor Book of Modern African Stories An expansive and engaging collection, updated…