Each academic year, the K-State Book Network (KSBN) selects an exceptional book for a common reading experience. In conjunction with that all-university read, campus activities, classroom experiences, and community programs are offered share additional insights into the reading. In past .
“The Orenda” is a story about Huron Indians — the Wendat — in the first half of the 17th century. It’s told through the eyes of three individuals: Bird, a great “war-bearer” of the Bear Clain who rises to the role .
This is the latest in a long series of murder mysteries written by prolific British writer M. C. Beaton over the last 20 years or so and features the Highland Scottish police constable Hamish Macbeth. In spite of an amazing .
It’s not often that an author’s debut novel goes from a slow seller to a huge success literally overnight. In the case of “A Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith, the huge burst in sales came last summer .
The BBC series, “Sherlock,” premiered in 2010 and has since gained legions of followers. If you are one of the many, like myself, who have been “Sherlocked,” then you were unhappy with the news that season four will not even begin .
Bobbie Pyron’s “The Dogs of Winter” is certainly one of those rare gems that produced in me a flux of emotions. And I am glad that the novel, based on a true story, will soon be released in paperback .
It isn’t often a Western writer takes readers into Moscow, at least not in the triumphant period after VE Day. It’s easy for Americans to forget how much the Soviet Union lost in World War II, yet the .
Fans of Larry Mc Murtry are divided in their opinions of this book. Once you have written an epic like “Lonesome Dove,” some readers simply expect it to be duplicated. This work is different than anything the prolific 74year old .
In the coming weeks and months, several books that have been favorites at Manhattan Public Library have been made into films and will be coming to a theater near you! Some of these films are: “The Hundred Foot Journey” Release: .
Our biology teachers lied to us. The Mendelian Laws of Inheritance are not eternal, immutable truths. Indeed, strictly speaking, they are not true at all. Sharon Moalem, a medical doctor, geneticist, and New York Times best-selling author, has made a .
When I saw this book on the shelves of new books at the Manhattan Public Library, I almost passed it by, doubting I would find anything new on this topic that has been so thoroughly discussed in recent years. .
Learning about other people’s lives can be endlessly fascinating, particularly if they are people who inhabit another place or time very different from your own. In my case, I love to read about the domestic and personal lives .
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