Reading Sam Quinones’s “Dreamland” is akin to awakening from an oblivious, drug-induced stupor. The book is a heart wrenching and nauseating awakening to the doping of America. Quinones brilliantly describes the relentless and shameless marketing of pain medication within .
Christopher Linforth’s short story collection, “When You Find Us We Will Be Gone,” is a curation of short fiction that exemplifies the aesthetics of contemporary realism. Linforth, a KSU Master’s graduate (who also holds an M.F.A. .
The song claims that it is the most wonderful time of the year, and in many ways it is, but we would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge that for many it is also a time of great stress. .
This latest novel from Nicholas Sparks will delight his regular fans and may also win some new ones. Three aspects of this book differ from most of this popular author’s previous works. On the one hand, at 486 pages, it .
Bruno Courreges is the chief of police — and about half of the police department — in St. Denis, a fictional village on the River Vezere in the Perigord, a charming region of southwestern France that specializes in good wines, good food .
When workers digging up the foundation of a house in a London suburb discover a metal biscuit box with two severed hands within, the discovery sets off a ripple effect that brings together a group of childhood friends who played .
With summer activities but a memory and colder weather looming in the near future, it’s time to return to indoor activities. Fortunately for us, these changes coincide with the release of new fall book titles. And this season’s .
“Crenshaw.” When pronounced it has a nice ring to it, but this huge, seven-foot-tall imaginary cat can be intimidating even to Jackson who gave him that name. Ten-year-old Jackson knows his family is in deep trouble. And it looks as .
This novel is a modern updating of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” brought forward to the 21st century. It is very faithful, perhaps excessively so, to Austen’s original story and text, including all the same characters and even most .
“The Ice Queen” is a compelling contemporary mystery with roots in Nazi Germany at the end of World War II. It begins with German Detective Oliver Bodenstein and his team investigating the first of many puzzling murders near Frankfurt. The .
October is already behind us, and our lives seem to get more eventful as the holidays draw near. Manhattan Public Library is no exception. Throughout the month of November, the Youth Services Department has a wide variety of programs and .
Coyotes, wolves, cougars, baboons and bears are watching us. For many years, they have sharpened their vision, kept their ears in tune and their noses quivering. These animals and many others do not seem so timid anymore as they continue .
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