April 2016 Staff Picks


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


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


January 2016 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/08/09

Brenda’s Pick: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis I was in the middle of another book when I picked up Fifteen Dogs and couldn’t stop reading it. The premise of the


November 2015 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/08/05

Becky’s Pick: Beastly Babies by Ellen Jackson Puppies slobber. Kittens spill. Young gorillas can’t sit still. Mamas gobble, mamas cluck. Barnyard babies run amok! In our house, this was not


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


July 2015 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2019/05/09

Brenda’s Pick: Finding Vivian Maier (DVD) by John Maloof The story of Vivian Meir is captivating, not only because of her photography but in the way she was discovered. She was


May 2015 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/07/29

Brenda’s Pick: GET UP! (CD) What a combination and collaboration of music! When I first listened to this album produced by Ben Harper, who wrote most of the songs, and


February 2015 Staff Picks

Last Updated 2016/07/29

Becky’s Pick: Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes, Little and Big by Pete Seeger (CD) Love banjos and singing funny songs super loud in the car? This might be your next favourite