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Jun 17, 2013
This installment: a touching film about relationships; a blockbuster thriller; a novel about academic  pressure; and a Finnish mystery.    Beginners A touching film about...
Jun 10, 2013
This installment: books aid the biggest transition of all; Kingsolver’s latest; a dark, funny, redemptive novel; and an English comedy of manners based in Morocco.    The End of...
Jun 3, 2013
 This installment: dementia plus recipes (sad and funny); a mystery set in Virginia;  caregiving by default; and a charming Brooklyn soap opera     All Gone by Alix...
May 28, 2013
This installment: mid-century Romania;  Israeli Army life; a visceral, vibrant memoir; and a memoir that combines books and death (yes!)    Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding...
May 28, 2013
Welcome to the Marin County Free Library’s annual Summer Reading Program for your entire family!  Reading over the summer helps children maintain and increase their reading skills,...
May 20, 2013
   This installment: Erdrich’s latest; a Cambodian girlhood; a novel combining love of words and clothes, and WWII novel about the folly of stuff.    The Round House...
May 13, 2013
 This installment: a skewed, hipster novel with illustrations; a fascinating young adult book with shifting identities; Joyce Carol Oates on her widowhood; and a fine West Coast historical...
May 6, 2013
This installment: audio version of a stunning book about a hard-scrabble family; fresh and quirky short stories; an entertaining (if you can believe it) memoir about anxiety; and a fine...
May 1, 2013
Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has declared this month to be “The Murderous Month of May.”  Their May 1 publication lists the editors'...
Apr 29, 2013
This installment: Chabon’s latest; a British novel about getting and spending; another one about economic excesses and collapses; and a historical novel based in California citrus groves with...