Sep 17, 2012
A riveting memoir, the ultimate parental challenge, and a novel of old and new Vietnam.    What  to Look For in Winter by Candia McWilliam

This is the kind of memoir I...
Sep 10, 2012
An absurb yet heatbreaking road trip, a nasty yet funny DVD, and another compelling dark English childhood mystery    Another Happy Day (DVD)

This film puts the fun in...
Sep 9, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR, Fresh AirFeathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor HansonIn an effort to better understand the composition of feathers, author Thor Hanson disassembled a wren...
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Sep 6, 2012
Fall is in the air in the Bay Area, and that means going back to school, updating your look, and getting ready for the latest batch of tech gadget rollouts.  Here at the library, we've...
Sep 4, 2012
Mystery lovers know there are many mystery sub-genres, such as historical mysteries, “cozy” mysteries, police procedurals, culinary mysteries, various craft-related mysteries, dog and...
Aug 27, 2012
Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, the moon, has died at age 82. When Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, he...
Aug 27, 2012
I'm back from a 10 day vacation in which I managed to  read 10 books (you'll hear about them down the line) but here is a novel about contemporary Berkeley, a book of photos of folks...
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Aug 20, 2012
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell will open the fall series of the Corte Madera Library Book Club.  The discussion will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday September 13 at...
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Aug 15, 2012
Great news!OverDrive, our primary provider of eBooks and digital downloads such as audiobooks, has announced new social media features. From Michael Lovett OverDrive:"New versions of the...
Aug 9, 2012
Some more interest-grabbing first lines from “Lucky Day” books:“The dying actress arrived in his village the only way one could come directly—in a boat that motored into the...