Bouchercon 2010 will be held in San Francisco this year, October 14 - 17. Bouchercon is the World Mystery Convention. Every year readers, writers, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a long weekend of both education and entertainment. Panel discussions, author signings, awards, and more are available throughout this four day conference. This year's Guests of Honor are Lee Childs, Denise Mina, Laurie R. King, Eddie Muller, and Maddy van Hertbruggen.
For more information visit Bouchercon by the Bay 2010.
Bouchercon 2011 — Spirits of St. Louis will meet September 15-18 in St. Louis, Missouri.
[Logo: Private Eye Writers of America 2010]
Wind, solar and geothermal are among the most promising methods to generate clean, renewable energy. You can learn more about a clean energy future by reading Hot, Flat and Crowded, by Thomas Friedman, best-selling author and Pulitzer-prize winning columnist from The New York Times.
Browsing CPL's huge collection of audiobooks can be daunting. So many books to listen to, and so little time. Let us help narrow the search with some nonfiction titles--they were all up for awards, so you know they must be good!
Margery Allingham's Albert Campion
Carolyn Hart's Henrie O'
M. C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin
- The Sea by John Banville (read by John Lee)
- The Lace Reader by Barry Brunonia (read by Alyssa Bresnahan)
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (read by the author)
- The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (read by Karen White)
- When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (read by the author)
- The Guersney Literary and Potato Peel Society (read by various readers)
- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (read by Bernadette Dunne)
- The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (read by Simon Vance)
- Montana 1948 by Larry Watson (read by Beau Bridges)
- The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (ready by Richard Poe)
If you are interested in reading about new cultures or how we adapt or don't adapt may we suggest...