Author Archives: maylibfriends
Found an interesting article on Cognoscenti today on the question of whether reviewers should only write positive reviews (the assumption being I assume that they will simply not review bad books). The author comes down on the side of positive … Continue reading
Since we don’t have a theme for our final meeting in this series, we just get to talk about books in general. I had lots of reading on the veranda time this week. The best book of the week for … Continue reading
Found this show which seems to be on every week night and features a book plus titles that give you additional background on the topic. They were discussing the depression and Nazi’s today – one of the recommendations was In … Continue reading
If you did a collage of your favorite books, what would it look like?
Hope you’ll be able to join us on March 22 when we will be talking about books in general – any books you want to mention.
5 Years of reading organized by category – certainly something for everyone. WW II Non-fiction *The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million Daniel Mendelsohn (non-fiction); amazing story Marching Home Kevin Coyne (non-fiction) Gertruda’s Oath; A child, a Promise, … Continue reading
Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth – Trevor Norton – a look at medical history through the lens of people who experimented on themselves. The Information – James Gleick – a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of … Continue reading
until our next Bagels and Books – are you making your book list?
Our next meeting is Saturday, Feb 22 when we will be talking about non-fiction books on all subjects. Please plan to join us – we need to know what you are reading.