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February 2018 Staff Picks

Andrea’s Pick – Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys A prequel to Charlotte Bronte’s classic “Jane Eyre,” this novel unlocks the attic door to introduce the supposed “madwoman” imprisoned within. Andrea’s


May 2017 Staff Picks

Angela’s Pick: Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons I found this book googling “If you like David Sedaris…” Published in 1932, it’s a comic parody of the “rural novels” of the


March 2017 Staff Picks

Brenda’s Pick: Eight days a week [videorecording] : the touring years When the Beatles made their first appearances they arrived at a time of confluence; a mix of world events, a


November 2016 Staff Picks

Brenda’s Pick: Disappearance in Damascus by Deborah Campbell I had heard an interview with Deborah Campbell on CBC radio and watched for her book, Disappearance in Damascus. Her story begins


September 2016 Staff Picks

Brenda’s Pick: Isabella : the warrior queen by Kirstin Downey For anyone with an interest in history and specifically Spanish history, this book is a fascinating biography of Isabella of Castile, who became