Feb 15, 2012
 New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about his...
Feb 15, 2012
New book reviewed on NPRNo One Is Here Except All Of Us  by Ramona AusubelAusubel's debut, No One Is Here Except All of Us, is a work of magical realism.  When an isolated Jewish...
Feb 14, 2012
Celebrate Presidents Day by reading one of these new books about Presidents Lincoln and Washington:Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever, by Bill O’Reilly...
Feb 12, 2012
I am no anglophile. Admittedly, I recognize Beatles songs with 35 percent accuracy. I just don't get Monty Python (I fake it).  I've never swooned over an English accent or a Jane...
Feb 9, 2012
REAL "reality" love stories?  Try StoryCorps latest book, new this month, All There Is.  These are vignettes from the StoryCorps oral history collection, including funny,...
Feb 7, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the...
Feb 7, 2012
On this day 200 years ago, Charles Dickens was born in Portsea, England.  He spent his childhood years in Kent, where he enjoyed an almost idyllic early childhood and read voraciously. ...
Feb 5, 2012
Books are a wonderful way to explore other lands, other times, other cultures and other people.  The 2012 One Book One Marin selection, The Oracle of Stamboul, is set in Istanbul in the late...
Feb 2, 2012
“Eleanora Cohen came into this world on a Thursday, late in the summer of 1877.  Those who rose early that morning would recall noticing a flock of purple-and-white hoopoes circling above...
Feb 1, 2012
Libraries across Marin County invite the entire Marin Community to read and discuss one book each year.  The goal of One Book One Marin is to build a stronger, enriched community through the...