Archives for: "June 2006"

Jeffery Deaver

June 30th, 2006
It is always nice to spend an evening with one of the people who fascinates you in so many ways. Last night I took a short reprieve from the hustle and bustle to see - probably my favorite author - Jeffery Deaver appear at the Baldwin Public Library in… more »

Book of the Month - July, 2006

June 26th, 2006
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Narrated by Death, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a young foster girl living outside of Munich in Nazi Germany. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when… more »

June 11th, 2006
[He] knew that the most invaluable man in any job is the one who can make his colleagues -- and his superiors especially -- appear invaluable as well. more »

Empire Falls - Richard Russo

June 7th, 2006
Miles Roby has been slinging burgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years, a job that cost him his college education and much of his self-respect. What keeps him there? It could be his bright, sensitive daughter, Tick, who needs all his help surviving the… more »

June 6th, 2006
[He] felt an ache in his chest that turned out to be, as so often occurs when memory and desire conjoin with a transient effect of weather, the pang of creation. more »