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July 2024 Staff Picks

Alan’s Pick: The devil’s chessboard : Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the rise of America’s secret government by David Talbot This eye-opening book charts the rise of the C.I.A from

May 2024 Staff Picks

Alan’s Pick : Meander: East to West, indirectly, along a Turkish river by Jeremy Seal. Most of us learned that a bend in a river is called a “meander”.  This name

March 2024 Staff Picks

Brenda’s Pick – Human footprint [videorecording] It was a very engaging series with a good host, a biologist, who was interesting because he was so curious. It shows the some

November 2023 Staff Picks

Alan’s Pick: Absolute Friends by John le Carré John le Carre’s spy novels are well known page turners…this one follows the unlikely friendship of two agents, who are apparently working