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April 2016 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/08/09

Brenda’s Pick: In Other Words by Jumpha Lahiri Jumpha Lahiri, a renowned fiction author, has crafted this non-fiction book. Oddly enough, she wrote it in Italian, her third language. The translated version has Italian and English on facing pages. I was fascinated by the process as she explains it and walks the reader through it.


March 2016 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/08/09

David’s Pick: Dubliners by James Joyce My staff pick is one of the revered texts of literary modernism, we can all agree on that; but is a book that people continue to read and find interesting? As I write this staff pick, I see that the Powell River Public Library no longer has a print


September 2015 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/07/29

Becky’s Pick: Lila by Marilynne Robinson Lila is born into rough life in the 1920s, we meet her cold and lonely as a young child, left outside at night by the adults who (we can only guess) are meant to care for her. She is spared a miserable death by Doll, and they eventually join