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  • Are you participating in Movie March Madness? Check out some of the books the movies are based on! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New by Annie Dillard A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake ...

    By Cristella

  • Leap Day Reads

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    Happy Leap Day! Celebrate the extra day with the latest book in these great series! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories — and secrets — that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth by A.O. Scott Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better ...

    By Cristella

  • Get away for a while with one of these great travel narratives! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia by Paul Theroux First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey ...

    By Liz O.

  • Celebrate President's Day with one of these presidential biographies. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow In Washington: A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. With a breadth and ...

    By Liz O.