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A review of The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan's book The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals is a thought ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
January 22, 2007 | 2 comments
A review of Talyn: a novel of Korre by Holly Lisle

The Tonk and the Eastils have been at war for over 300 years in Holly Lisle's Talyn: A Novel of Korre.  Both sides use ...read more

Reviewed by Jane J on
January 20, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell's non-fiction collection of essays, The Partly Cloudy Patriot are an attempt by the author to figure out how ...read more

Reviewed by Robin - Pinney on
January 19, 2007 | 1 comment
A review of Intuition by Allegra Goodman

Allegra Goodman's (Kaaterskill Falls) latest novel, ...read more

Reviewed by Lesley - Central on
January 18, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Excuse Me, But I Was Next... by Peggy Post

Emily Post's great-grand-daughter-in-law offers a new etiquette guide for those of us who are dazed and confused by the twenty-first century way of life.  Excuse Me, But I Was Next... by ...read more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
January 17, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of When Madeline was Young by Jane Hamilton

Jane Hamilton is one our state's literary treasures.  From interviews, we know she lives quietly on an apple orchard with her family. (Of course we should not forget that Oprah reading club fame.)  In her latest title, ...read more

Reviewed by Mary K. - Central on
January 16, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of The Bon Appetit Cookbook by Barbara Fairchild

I’ve always been a big fan of Bon Appetite magazine, so much so that I had saved all the magazines and indexes from 1980 on.  It was only when I remodeled my kitchen a few years ago that I sadly got rid of them.  But now comes the new Bon Appetit Cookbook chock full of 1200 recipes!  Sure you can go online to Epicurious and find many of the Bon Appetit ...read more

Reviewed by Tracy - Sequoya on
January 13, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Darkly Draming Dexter by Lindsay Jeffrey P.

I love it when my reading is ahead of the pop culture curve for a change. Dexter is a new series on Showtime based on Jeff Lindsay's novels.  ...read more

Reviewed by Gregg - Sequoya on
January 12, 2007 | 0 comments
A review of Cancer Vixen by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s graphic novel-memoir, Cancer Vixen: A True Story is a funny and thought- ...read more

Reviewed by Barbara - Alicia Ashman on
January 11, 2007 | 1 comment
A review of Madlands by J. Allen Kirsch

Take the classic Tales of the City series by Armistead Maupin, bring it to Madison, set it on Willy St. instead of in Mrs. ...read more

Reviewed by Robin - Pinney on
January 9, 2007 | 1 comment
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