“Scent of Triumph” is a good story, a tale of love and loss and, as the title suggests, triumph during World War II. It would be a terrific book but for the generous dose of Harlequinesque romancing. Doubtless that’s .
The act of reading is a beautiful thing to observe. Different people have different motives and end goals when they participate in reading. For some, it is done in order to gain knowledge and facts. For others, reading is a .
In 1914, Thomas Maggs, a young local lad, and Mac, a visiting Scot, ramble along the Suffolk coast. Strangers when the story opens, the two meet and build on shared experiences and interests — they both have a twisted foot and significant .
“Two Across” is a love story involving two brainy, likeable individuals, Stanley Owens and Vera Baxter. They met in 1960 at the national spelling bee and tied for first place. They continued to meet year after year at subsequent national spelling .
The Manhattan community is in for a treat when Linda Przybyszewski, associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, visits this Thursday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 23, to talk about her book, “The Lost Art of Dress: The Women .
“The Novel Habits of Happiness” is the tenth and latest installment in the author’s series about philosopher Isabel Dalhousie, her musician husband Jamie, and their son Charlie that takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland. One of the world’s .
“Vintage” is a wonderful story about a man — a husband, a father and a writer — who’s lost his way; it’s about his voyage of rediscovery and, as the title suggests, it’s about wine. Bruno Tannenbaum is a .
Billed as a Lizbeth Salander novel, David Lagercrantz’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” purports to continue the late Stieg Larsson’s international best-selling “Millennium Trilogy” beginning with “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Lagercrantz’s novel presents .
Looking for some fun activities for your kids this month? The library has planned some fun parties and events that will bring out your child’s creative juices and keep them begging to visit the library. A Cardboard .
“The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” is a book about two men whose strikingly parallel childhoods lead them down divergent paths. Their stories begin with a shared name and birthdays less than a year apart. Both boys were .
News coverage often portrays black men as ghettoized caricatures, a simplification in the media that undermines their capacity for success. But Wes Moore’s soul-gripping book, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” offers a necessary counter perspective. Moore .
Matthew Reilly has a fertile imagination. One of his other novels, “The Great Zoo of China,” describes the Chinese government’s development of a dragon preserve using long dormant eggs. “The Tournament” suspends reality in a different way. It’s .
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