Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Attention Book Groups

A new nonfiction option for your book group, written by Erik Larson, author of Devil in the White City:

In the Garden of Beasts: love, terror and an American family in Hitler's Berlin

Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapochief Rudolf Diels.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Attention Book Groups

A new fiction title available as a Book Group to Go bag

The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

Description: While a cellist plays at the site of a mortar attack to commemorate the deaths of twenty-two friends and neighbors, a woman sniper secretly protects the life of the cellist as her army becomes increasingly threatening. Fiction

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Attention Book Groups

Another Book Group To Go Bag -- this book written by a local author.

Heather Sellers grew up in a family with an alcoholic father and a paranoid schizophrenic mother. In her moving memoir the author, a Hope College professor, also tells about her struggle with face blindness, a rare neurological disorder which prevents her from recognizing people by face.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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