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Providing resources and services that inform, inspire, enrich and amaze.
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette By Maria Semple Bee's mom has gone missing, and Bee's not going to stand for it. Told through e-mails, notes, video footage, and anything a private investigator might get her hands on, this is the story of the search for Bernadett...

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The Theology of Space
The Book of Strange New Things By Michel Faber The idea of sending a missionary into space is not new. Mary Doria Russell explored the idea of a Jesuit mission to another planet thoughtfully in The Sparrow , which is a book that everyone should read. But wh...

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Philosophy in Action
The Just City By Jo Walton In Plato's Republic  you'll find a template for a city intended to maximize justice among its inhabitants. If you're already falling asleep, don't worry. You don't have to be a philosophy major to enjoy this book. But author Jo Wa...

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"The Rosie Project" is a love story for those who can relate to the socially inept. Don Tillman, a professor, is searching for a wife logically and methodically when he meets Rosie who turns is life upside down in a very good way. Don learns that love is more than what can be put on paper. This is a funny and touching story as much as learning about oneself as it is about recognizing love. Find more staff picks at www.furtherreading-gcpl.blogspot.com/
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Samuel G. Freedman's latest book is Breaking the Line, which reveals how the 1967 black college football season blazed a new trail for the civil rights movement even as it transformed both college and pro ball. It's a great read, chock-full of nail-biting drama, heartbreak and inspiration. Freedman will be in town on Tuesday for anyone who'd like to meet him and listen to him discuss his work. 

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Vivien Leigh starred as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind, but her life wasn't always glitz and glamour. This illustrated biography by Kendra Bean showcases her talent and complexity, along with her beauty. Find more staff picks at www.furtherreading-gcpl.blogspot.com/
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