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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson First Published: 2003, Translation: 2005 9 copies & Reading Guide After a meeting with his only neighbor, sixty-seven-year-old Trond is forced to reflect upon a long-ago incident that marks the beginning of a series … Continue reading
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein First Published: 2008 9 Copies & Reading Guide Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he … Continue reading
Eat Pray Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert First Published: 2006 5 Copies & Reading Guide Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty, she went through an early-onslaught midlife crisis. She had … Continue reading
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell First Published: 1996 6 copies & Reading Guide The sole survivor of a crew sent to explore a new planet, Jesuit priest Emilio Sandoz discovers an alien civilization that raises questions about the very … Continue reading
A Mercy by Toni Morrison First Published: 2008 10 copies (Large Print) & Reading Guide In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother & who searches … Continue reading
The Enemy Within: 2,000 Years of Witch-Hunting in the Western World by John Demos First Published: 2008 10 Copies & Reading Guide The term “witch-hunt” is used today to describe everything from political scandals to school board shake-ups. But its … Continue reading
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez First Published: 1994 10 copies & Reading Guide A fictional account of the young lives of Mirabal sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, otherwise known in the Dominican Republic as Las … Continue reading