An event in autumn by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case.
The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession by Dana Goldstein. Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?
A share in death by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series. It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.
This month they are discussing The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty and Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman.
Coffee will be served. Please bring your own lunch. Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Library for the Blind, 30555 Michigan Avenue in Westland.
Conspiracies: fact or fiction? Some are believable, others stretch the outer limits of credulity. Which are which? You, the reader, decide.
The new hate: a history of fear and loathing on the populist right by Arthur Goldwag
63 documents the government doesn't want you to read by Jesse Ventura, with Dick Russ
Secret societies [videodisc]: the dark mysteries of power revealed by produced by Content Inc. and Imagen Satelital/Infinito Channel
The girl with the dragon tattoo by Stieg Larsson ; translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland
Angels & demons by Dan Brown
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
The godfather by Mario Puzo
The lovely bones: a novel by Alice Sebold
The true American: murder and mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas
The mad sculptor: the maniac, the model, and the murder that shook the nation by Harold Schechter
Jack the Ripper: the forgotten victims by Paul Begg & John Bennett
DALLAS, 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis. Here at long last is an accurate understanding of what happened in the weeks and months leading to John F. Kennedy's assassination. DALLAS 1963 is not only a fresh look at a momentous national tragedy but a sobering reminder of how radical, polarizing ideologies can poison a city-and a nation. Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction
Annie’s Ghosts is part memoir, part detective story, and part history. As the author tries to understand his mother's reasons for hiding her sister’s existence, he takes readers on a journey into his mother’s world of the 1930s and ‘40s, where he explores how a poor, immigrant family manages life with a child who has special needs.
Detroit: an American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches through the ruins for clues to Detroit's fate, his family's, and his own. Detroit has gone through good times, 'the Arsenal of Democracy' and bad times and right now everyone's wondering what its' fate will be.
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis
The antidote: happiness for people who can't stand positive thinking by Oliver Burkeman
Going clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief by Lawrence Wright
One summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
Common sense by Thomas Paine
1776 by David McCullough
Founding brothers: the revolutionary generation by Joseph J. Ellis
The Declaration of Independence by illustrated and inscribed by Sam Fink
Animal farm by George Orwell ; preface by Russell Baker ; introduction by C.M. Woodhouse
1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm
The Star-Spangled Banner by Spier, Peter
Join the Muslim Community of Western Suburbs in
Building Bridges: Family Fun Day at the Canton Mosque
Please RSVP by June 20
Saturday June 22, 11:00 AM-1:30 PM at the Canton Mosque
40440 Palmer Rd. Canton, MI 48188
Free Admission, Interactive Activities, Food, Art, Sports
Join MCWS in their first active Family Day on June 22 — organized to foster dialog within our increasingly diverse communities. Families, adults, youth and children will be able to engage in team building activities and join conversations while enjoying great food, art displays and the company of the beautiful people around Canton.
Alice Springs by Nikki Gemmell
My lie: a true story of false memory by Meredith Maran
Oleander girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The sentimentalists: a novel by Johanna Skibsrud
The reading promise: my father and the books we shared by Alice Ozma ; foreword by Jim Brozina
The May/June 2013 issue of Michigan Municipal League's The Review focuses on growing old in Michigan. Are communities ready to handle the growing number of older adult residents? Over half of Michigan's residents are now over the age of 50. How will the needs of young and old be balanced? Are they really that different?
The school of essential ingredients [sound recording] by Erica Bauermeister
The blue room [sound recording] by Madeleine Peyroux
The autistic brain: thinking across the spectrum by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
Fatherhood: and other stories by Thomas H. Cook
The big screen: the story of the movies by David Thomson
The entertainer: movies, magic, and my father's twentieth century by Margaret Talbot