Fall 2010 Book Review Series Announced

TUESDAY EVENINGS: Refreshments 7 PM, Review @ 7:30 PM


OCTOBER 5 – “     The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. An epic journey from the Mexico city of artists Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo to the America of FDR, Pearl Harbor, and J.Edgar Hoover. A poignant story of a man pulled between the two nations.

Reviewed by : Mary Haupt, a former feature writer at the Press & Sun-Bulletin.

 OCTOBER 12 – “Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the  Worst Buddist in the World” by Mary Pipher. In this thoughtful and inspiring memoir, the author of bestseller, “Reviving Ophelia”, explores her personal search for understanding, tranquility, and respect.

Reviewed by: Star LaTronica, the Youth Services and Outreach Manager for the Four county Library System. She has been a librarian for 30 years and has been seeking peace even longer.

OCTOBER 19 – “The Cookbook Collector” by Angela Goodman. Do you have a sister? Do you have a collection? Do you collect cookbooks? Do you cook? If the answer is yes to these questions, “The cookbook Collector will likely appeal to you.

Reviewed by: Judy Kamishlian, a retiree from BSB Bank & Trust where she was Vice-President of Operations.

OCTOBER 26 – “ Open the Sky” by Mark Winheld. The story of Missionary Pilot Dwayne King. It traces his journey from a hot-rodding Vestal youth to the founder of Kingdom Air Corps in Alaska, a flight training school for young men & women called to carry the Work “beyond the end of the road”.

Reviewed by: The author, Mark Winheld. From 1969, until retiring in 1998, Mark reported for the daily newspapers in South Dakota, Ohio, and upstate New York, including our local Press & Sun-Bulletin. He has won several awards for his writings.

If these books and their reviewers have whetted your literary appetite, please join us in the downstairs meeting room (Beatrice Scott Room) for refreshments, enlightenment and discussion. Our Friends of the Library invite you to bring a friend and join us @ 7PM for coffee followed by the book review @ 7:30 PM.

Everyone is welcome!

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