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  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett A LibraryReads pick for September 2016. The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of ...

    By Cristella

  • Frances Slocum was kidnapped, by three Delaware Indians, on November 2, 1778; she was just five years old. Her family had moved from Rhode Island during the previous year, and had settled in the Wilkes-Barre area of Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. The Slocum family was Quaker, and their kind treatment ...

    By Vickie P.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction by Elizabeth Vargas From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth ...

    By Cristella

  • Poets of Madison County is a collection of poems written by poets from Madison County, Indiana. Join us to celebrate the publication of this collection with readings and signings by the contributing poets on Sunday, September 25 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in the Cardinal Room. The book will be available for ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies Sly, funny, intelligent, and artfully structured, The Fortunes recasts American history through the lives of Chinese Americans and reimagines the multigenerational ...

    By Cristella

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New ...

    By Cristella