Oscar
Feb 23, 2015
Oscar Winners & Nominees 2015 Best Motion Picture of the YearBirdman  WINNERAmerican Sniper (DVD release date: April)BoyhoodThe Grand Budapest HotelThe Imitation Game (DVD release date...
Mar 2, 2015
This installment: the Holocaust revisited (f); a Scandinavian mystery (f); a tale of sexual cross-currents and revenge (f); building a tiny house (nf); Helen Kellers’ precursor (f); a memoir...
Neshama
Feb 23, 2015
This installment: a wild stew of essays on menopause (nf); the underside of adoption (f); an intense sensual odyssey (f); a graphic novel set in an Oakland diner (f); short stories about compelling...
Playaway all-in-one audiobooks
Feb 17, 2015
Try our new Playaway all-in-one audiobooks!Now you don’t need a CD or MP3 player to listen to audiobooks. There’s nothing to download and you don’t need an internet connection,...
Neshama
Feb 17, 2015
This installment: a floundering family (f); a historical novel placed in a small Midwestern town (f); another about brutal Indian life (f); a “delicious” book on CD (f); a small Scottish...
Neshama
Feb 9, 2015
This installment: a wild Western artist (f on CD); a big Irish Catholic family saga (f); an atmospheric historical tale (f); a young sleuth (f); intriguing short stories (f); and sheep farming in...
Feb 2, 2015
 This installment: a melancholy classic from 1965 (f); an illustrated fairy tale (f); a blind heroine in WWII (f); a Summerhill-type school (f); family dysfunction in Scandinavia--what else? (f...
Jan 26, 2015
This installment: a dissertation goes off the rails (f);  a brother’s accident takes him from alpha to omega (f); a plucky orphan’s story (f); a madcap crime spree in the Ozarks (f...
Philip K. Dick Award
Jan 8, 2015
Six titles have just been nominated for the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award.  The award is presented annually for distinguished science fiction published originally in paperback in the United States...
Jan 5, 2015
This installment: [note: f means fiction, n nonfiction]: George Saunders gives graduates refreshing advice (n);  the sequel to Gypsy Boy (he gets away but…) (n); short stories all over...