A book for people who love books.- Lynn Patterson, University Program Associate
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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. Our August, 2014 Book Club read. We all liked it - all would love to see it made into a movie. I especially liked the way each chapter begins with a "book report" of a short story. I now want to explore reading short stories :-)!
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry. Gabrielle Zevin. On the faded Island Books sign hanging over the porch of the Victorian cottage is the motto "No Man Is an Island; Every Book Is a World." A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner, is about to discover just what that truly means.
April. Read this book in one sitting, one Sunday afternoon. I was grinning and I felt happy almost all the way through the storied life of A.J. It was sweet and sad and happy, full of love and BOOKS! “My life is in these books....Read these and know my heart. We are not quite novels.... We are not quite short stories.... In the end, we are collected works.”
Love, love, love! A book lover's dream book. Got to the end and wanted to start all over again! Add this to your must read list. Now.
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Book #4 of 2016. Fantastic book! A perfect book for book nerds; a story of a bookseller with book reviews and appreciation for literature built right in. Truly a beautiful & moving story.
Simply, this is an ode to book lovers. It's one of those heartwarming, quote generating fluff books that I usually hate. But, I loved it...even as I cried.
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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. A must read for all book lovers. “In this sweet, uplifting homage to bookstores, Zevin perfectly captures the joy of connecting people and books. . . . Filled with interesting characters, a deep knowledge of bookselling, funny depictions of book clubs and author events, this will prove irresistible to book lovers everywhere." ~Booklist. “Zevin has done something old-fashioned and fairly rare these days. She has written an entertaining novel, modest in its scope, engaging and funny without being cloying or sentimental. On top of all that, it is marvelously optimistic about the future of books and bookstores and the people who love both." ~The Washington Post.
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From the long running PBS series "The Woodwrights Shop's" Roy Underhill, comes this fantastic novel. he story follows Calvin Cobb, a low level government employee in the 1930's who inadvertently becomes America's first Radio Woodworker. With the help of his four WWI female veterans he goes on a wild adventure on his way to success. Not just for woodworkers this book is a great read, both fun and entertaining!- Jason Stamper, Circulation Services Manager
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Looking for your next dystopian trilogy? Give Atwood's Oryx and Crake trilogy a read. This is the third and final book in the trilogy and is filled with clever satire and nuanced characters.- Mollie Peuler, IL Librarian
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MaddAddam: In MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood closes out her dystopian trilogy about Toby, Ren, Amanda, and Zeb with their return to the MaddAddamite cob house and a look into Zeb's dark, complicated past. With most of humanity wiped out and the weight of the world on their shoulders, the group has to rely on new allies to go up against the Painballers.
Love the great, colorful splash of this book cover. Awesome images and font…. MaddAddam, by Margaret Atwood | The 14 Greatest Science Fiction Books Of The Year, etc.
ESFP = "The Entertainer" = Traits: Outgoing, spontaneous, realistic ~~~ Book: Science fiction may be surprisingly enjoyable for ESFPs, who enjoy learning about new things and exploring uncharted territories. Sci-fi that's rooted in some sort of political cause, or with practical implications, like Margaret Atwood's "MaddAddam" trilogy, is the best fit.
MaddAddam | Margaret Atwood. Months after the Waterless Flood pandemic has wiped out most of humanity, Toby and Ren have rescued their friend Amanda from the vicious Painballers. They return to the MaddAddamite cob house, which is being fortified against man and giant Pigoon alike. Available September 3, 2013
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Book 3 of The MaddAddam Trilogy by Margaret Atwood. Must read other 2 first- Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood. Usually not a science fiction or dystopian tales, but these are very good. Think combination of Hunger Games, Avatar and Harry Potter
MaddAddam - Margaret AtwoodTold with wit, dizzying imagination, and dark humour, Booker Prize-winning Margaret Atwood’s unpredictable, chilling and hilarious MaddAddam takes us further into a challenging dystopian world and holds up a skewed mirror to our own possible future.
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If you like beer, if you spend hours talking about different brews with your friends, this book is for you. Pullup a barstool and enjoy a celebration of five thousand years of beer.- Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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The Brewer’s Tale: A History of the World According to Beer by William Bostwick (W.W. Norton), $26.95You don’t even attempt to order at the bar when she’s with you — you know she’ll do a better job. Her latest batch of homebrew was easily the best thing you’ve ever tasted (who knew something she
The Brewer's Tale: A History of the World According to Beer by William Bostwick http://www.amazon.com/dp/0393239144/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_SRKowb1RQ7NY8
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brewerstale by William Bostwick Great article on beer in Modern Farmer.
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A surprisingly amazing sequel to the Shining. Such a nice change from the Dark Tower series..boo..- Kelly Mac, Distance Education Librarian
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Doctor Sleep: Stephen King. I mean, a sequel to one of my favorite books, of course I loved it. Great read for a SK fan.
Doctor Sleep - Stephen King long awaited sequel to the blockbuster book, The Shining...on my "To read" list.
Read my review here: http://www.horrortalk.com/book-reviews/3900-doctor-sleep-stephen-king-book-review.html
Amazon.com: Doctor Sleep: A Novel (9781476727653): Stephen King: Books ---- sequel to The Shining, comes out 09/24/13
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Excitement, drama and daring feats all from one of America's finest naturalists. Good fun!- John Doherty, Materials Processing Supervisor
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The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures by John Muir
How could a respected map dealer also be a thief? A great read about historical maps, libraries and special collections, and a map thief. - Greta Browning, Reference Archivist
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A fascinating look behind the scenes of the world of fashion, especially haute couture. This profile of two mega-star designers charts the evolution of the fashion industry from the importance of aesthetics and control by designers to emphasis on the bottom line and control by corporate executives with no fashion experience.- Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
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If you want lots of action and memorable characters in stories told with taut dialog and an atmospheric setting, try Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone series. LA cop Stone, fired when a divorce exacerbates a drinking problem, is hired by the town of Paradise, MA as their new police chief. Murder and mayhem ensue. - Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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About an Ethiopian immigrant in DC, Sepha, who runs a small convenience store. A rich white woman with a mixed race daughter buys the dilapidated house next to him, starting gentrification of the neighborhood. Sepha comes to love the eleven year old neighbor like the daughter he never had: she becomes the marker for all he has missed in life fleeing Ethiopia during the Red Terror. The title is from Dante’s Inferno, a line from when they emerge from hell. -Megan Johnson, E-learning Librarian
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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, Dinaw Mengestu Mengestu’s first novel follows an escapee from the Ethiopian revolution who finds himself in Washington, DC, struggling, some 17 years later, to find his place. A novel about displacement and identity, race and home, truth and hope, it will open your eyes and heart.
If you love Americanah, you should read The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. | 22 Books To Read Now, Based On Your Favorite Black Literature
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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears | Dinaw Mengestu | Seventeen years after fleeing the Ethiopian revolution, Sepha Stephanos runs a grocery store in a poor African-American neighborhood in Washington, D.C., where he reflects on his past and the differences between his prospects and the life he imagined.
Join Washingtoniana Division staff in Room 307 for a discussion of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, an award-winning novel by 2012 MacArthur Fellow Dinaw Mingestu, chronicling the experience of an Ethiopian immigrant in a changing city. This bi-monthly book club is part of a series of programs supporting DC By the Book, an interactive literary map of the District.
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Book club book. Great! Set in D.C.
On my Fall reading list.
The Magicians by Lev Grossman. For some reason this book surprised me. It took risks and was refreshing. The scope was incredible but it also had familiarity with deep human emotions and did not try to moralize them away. In all, I found it breaktaking. -Information Literacy Librarian Jon Morris
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kind of a grown up harry potter-esque set of books. fascinating.
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Dark and delicious tale of Edgar Allan Poe, his young and sickly wife Virginia, and his mistress Frances Osgood. A beautifully crafted page-turning novel based on fact, this book leaves the reader trying to decide who is really the villain and who is the victim. -Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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Edgar Allan Poe's macabre life and mysterious death at age 40 continues to fascinate (in fact, the Morgan Library in Manhattan is just finishing up an exhibition that explores the poet's works and influence). This haunting novel traces the love triangle involving Poe, Frances Sargent Osgood (a poet deserted by her philandering husband), and Poe's deathly ill wife. Such fun.
Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen. When Frances Osgood meets Edgar Allen Poe at a party, the two have an immediate connection. As they engage in a passionate love affair, Frances finds herself becoming the trusted confidant of the manipulative Mrs. Poe. This dark, sizzling novel has been impossible to put down!
Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ADS36DM/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_kQ1Xsb13Z66Q7
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The authors interviewed 639 women asking about how they dress, using questions such as, “Are you ever making a political statement with your clothing?” “How does your culture, ethnicity, or background influence your decisions about what to wear?” “Which is more important: taste or style? Which one do you have more of?” There are no pictures, no trends or “hottest fashions for this fall,’ just an insightful look at how we choose to wear what we do. -Georgie Donovan, Associate Dean of Libraries
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16 Books You Need To Read This Fall #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/2014/09/74368/best-books-fall-2014-reading-list#slide-2 Recycle that September issue, because your new fashion bible is here: Women in Clothes is a collection of essays from over 600 women about, well, clothes. And, the compendium is edited by three of the coolest ladies in contemporary letters. There's something in here for any lady who ever gets dressed — so that means all of you. Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton, $18, available at Amazon. (Available now.)
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Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. One of the most refreshing and insightful reads on how we enjoy life and how we can enjoy it more I have yet read. -Jon Levi Morris, Information Literacy Librarian
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics): Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: 9780061339202: Amazon.com: Books
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. One of my favorite books
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - The author's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. This book teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience - next on my reading list
Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia. Recommended by Fred J. Hay, Librarian of the W L Eury Appalachian Collection.
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Those of us who deem practitioners of social justice our planet’s real royalty can rejoice at the publication of a creative homage to regional heroine Helen Matthews Lewis, a sociologist who “shaped the field of Appalachian Studies” by encouraging service earning, problem-solving and new ways of perceiving mountain people and cultures.
Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia by Helen M. Lewis, Patricia D. Beaver, Judith Jennings
'Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia,' newly published, presents writings by and about a renowned rural advocate. The book contains excerpts from Lewis's youthful essays, passages from her scholarly books and papers, and reflections on her work as an activist in Appalachia, as well as recipes, gardening tips and personal stories.
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A fascinating journey into the green hell of the Mosquito Coast, with the author as he searches for the legendary White City of Honduras. -William McCallister, University Library Technician
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Jungleland - A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure by Christopher S. Stewart. Get it on #Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Jungleland/book-DnDxTfIXVEabnREIZ2iByw/page1.html
Jungleland : a mysterious lost city, a WWII spy, and a true story of deadly adventure - Christopher Stewart
JUNGLELAND by Christopher S. Stewart: http://mwgerard.com/review-jungleland-by-christopher-s-stewart/
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*Meet the author on October 6th in Belk Library Room 114 @ 6pm!* Book recommended by University Program Associate Lynn Patterson.
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NORA BONESTEEL'S CHRISTMAS PAST by Sharyn McCrumb Just finished it - it was too short! I love the character Nora.
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David Letterman once said, "The road to the White House runs through me." Find out why Stephen Colbert and other political humorists may have more influence than you thought. -Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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Politics is a joke! : how TV comedians are remaking political life / S. Robert Lichter. (Circulating Collection PN1992.6 .L528 2015 3-wk loan) http://search.sunyconnect.suny.edu/record/868037919
Are late-night comedians merely entertaining, or do they have the power to influence the way we think about politics and politicians? The authors examine the historical context of political humor and demonstrate how the public turn to this venue for political information, and are in turn affected by it. They conduct an analysis of political jokes on late night TV shows dating back to 1992 in order to pinpoint the main targets and themes of late-night comedy.
Read a book by some of ECU's own! ECU political science professors, Jody Baumgartner and Jonathan S. Morris, with George Mason's Robert Lichter, examine the historical context of political humor and demonstrate how the public turn to this venue for political information, and are in turn affected by it. They conduct an analysis of political jokes on late night TV shows dating back to 1992 in order to pinpoint the main targets and themes of late-night comedy. Politics is a Joke!
Politics Is a Joke! situates late night comedy in the historical context of political humor and demonstrates how the public turn to this venue for political information, and are in turn affected by it. Engagingly written with analysis of jokes from comedians like Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Politics is a Joke! is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the crucial role late night comedy plays in our political universe—and anyone who enjoys a good laugh.
Wild story of how a small Iowa town had their own bootlegging empire. Even the Catholic priest was in on it! -Suzanne Wise, Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection
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Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1613748485/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_UXGStb1WRZ4J4
Gentlemen Bootleggers: the true story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a small town in cahoots by Bryce T. Bauer
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The story of a small town in Iowa that produced its own liquor during Prohibition.
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Gentlemen Bootleggers by Bryce Bauer
The real-life people followed in this book offer a fun and enlightening window into the world of competitive birding. The personalities, places, and stories make this a ripping read. How many birds have you identified in a year? -Ken Johnson, Coordinator of Learning and Research Services
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The Kansas City Public Library Goes To The Birds: The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik
The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik
The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession
A Big Year (birding and associated travel of course!)
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We've all seen those roadside historical markers that tout George Stoneman's Civil War campaign in North Carolina. This concise book, written by an Appalachian history professor, describes the last days of the war between the states as they played out in central and western North Carolina. It was amazing to read about military combat that happened in places I walk every day. Fascinating. -John Doherty, Materials Processing Supervisor
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Thus far, this is without a doubt the best book I have read all year. When I picked this book up I was expecting it to contain exciting stories of adventures in trespassing. It does. What I did not expect was deep questioning about the political aspects of private property, social dynamics withing sub-cultures and personal responsibility. All of that is in this book too. Outstanding! -John Doherty, Materials Processing Supervisor
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Awesome series that reads like classic detective fiction, but with mystical/supernatural characters thrown in. -Belk Library Patron, Summer 2014
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Dead Beat - Jim Butcher I love all the Dresden Files books, but this one remains one of my all time favs.
Dead Beat - Jim Butcher - Book #9. A book about zombies, and one of the favorite books in the whole series. Lots of fun and adventure with the werewolves as well. And polka will never die!
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Dresden files Book 7 -- Dresden brings Sue back to life!! LOVE!
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Japanese style magical realism with engaging characters and a slug of Cutty Sark whiskey. -John Doherty, Materials Processing Supervisor
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I love the bright saturated color and the macro photography, cropped to be abstract but discernible as a wind up bird once you read the book title is called The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles. You also can't tell but there's a swirling shimmery varnish pattern over this book cover that is very cool. Very tactile. I'd love to have a varnish or embossment to match a swirl on the cover.
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle as reviewed by Nuelene of Rocky Road for the AWB Reading Challenge
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a trippy read that will take you to other worlds!
Books to Read in Your 20s 9. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (ねじまき鳥クロニクル) a novel by Haruki Murakami.
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Fabulous book club read-not for the faint of heart.
Flowers for Algernon is probably one of the best books I've ever read even though it makes me cry like a baby at the end. It makes you appreciate the life you have, the people you have around you and makes you realize how much you actually take for granted. Never in my life have a felt such a closeness to a character like I did Charlie Gordon. Granted, it's an elementary school level book, but it deals with deeper things than the regular elementary school level book. -ASU Student, Summer 2014