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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

Posted by LucyS on 11/19/19

Author/illustrator Charlie Mackesy has been a social media darling for the last year. His unexpected international online fans urged him to put this collection of his art into one place, a book, for us to enjoy. Kindness, love, acceptance and friendship are the themes shared within the pages. Each image has a message, sometimes conveyed without words....
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The Song of Achilles

Posted by Alisa S on 10/30/19

Whether you have always loved Greek Mythology, or have painful memories of slogging through Homer in high school, you should not hesitate to pick up The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. The author, herself a classics teacher, reportedly spent over ten...
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The Uninhabitable Earth

Posted by NealP on 10/29/19

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells describes the effects of global warming as a terrifying apocalypse of biblical proportions – the price of doing nothing or not enough.  Wallace-Wells describes the horror human beings might face including floods, pestilence, famines...

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