Library Blog - Book Review

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In a distracted world, many individuals regard busyness as an indicator for productivity. That may only be the case for those in charge of leading large organizations. Mr. Newport, on the other hand, does not work beyond 5:30pm. He has published over four books, graduated from Dartmouth College...

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The title of Naomi’s Kline’s most recent book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate encapsulates her argument: it is too late to be apathetic or inactive; either we as a global community embrace radical change, or radical change will happen to us. This book is not just...

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Easily digested, Bad Monkey is a fusion between satire and mystery. The novel’s focus bounces between the Florida Keys, Miami and the Bahamas. Hiassen simultaneously develops multiple characters and plot lines that ultimately intersect. Hiassen’s protagonist, Andrew Yancy, is an...

Monday, October 14, 2013

Lust for Life is a novel based on the life of Vincent Van Gogh by Irving Stone. The novel traced Van Gogh from London to Hague, from Paris to St. Remy, and at last to Auvers. Except for some conversations and details, the novel is totally true, mostly based on letters between Van Gogh...

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