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BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
For Adults
When They Were Boys
Larry Kane
Journalist Larry Kane's engrossing account of the Beatles' early years.
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The Lost City of Z
David Grann
The true story of a doomed expedition into the furthest reaches of the Amazon rain forest in search of the fabled city of El Dorado.
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For Adults
The Longest Day : June 6, 1944
Cornelius Ryan
If you read just one book about the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy, this should be the one.
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For Adults
The Summer Before The War: A Novel
Helen Simonson
Helen Simonson's (Major Pettigrew's Last Stand) second novel is another captivating read.
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For Adults
League of Dragons
Naomi Novik
The seventh and final novel in Naomi Novik's Temeraire series.
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For Adults
Dimestore : A Writer's Life
Lee Smith
Writer Lee Smith's memoir tells of her childhood growing  up in a small West Virginia coal town.
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For Adults
The Risen
Ron Rash
Two estranged brothers are reunited after more than 4 decades by a sudden shocking discovery relating to events in their past.
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For Adults
The Fortune Hunter
Daisy Goodwin
Before writing "Victoria", Daisy Goodwin authored this fine historical novel.
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For Adults
Belgravia
Julian Fellowes
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes' new  novel.
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For Adults
Revolver
Duane Swierczynski
Swierczynski's thrilling mystery involves 3 generations of a Philadelphia police family.
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For Adults
Coffin Road
Peter May
An involving ecothriller from Scottish author Peter May.
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For Adults
What is the What
Dave Eggers
Dave Eggars fictionalized memoir of Valentino Achak Deng, a real life refugee from the Sudanese civil war.
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For Adults
The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock
David Weigel
An affectionate and thorough look at the progressive rock scene of the 1970s, and also at the bands who carry on the tradition today.
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For Adults
Here
Richard McGuire
Richard McGuire's graphic novel tells the story of a corner in a room and the events that take place there while moving backwards and forward through time.
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For Adults
The Alice Network
Kate Quinn
Quinn's historical novel spans both world wars and is an enthralling page-turner.
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For Adults
The Glass Castle : A Memoir
Jeannette Walls
Wall's enthralling memoir discusses her unconventional childhood.
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For Adults
The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin
A classic and thought-provoking science fiction novel from the late Ursula K. Le Guin.
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For Adults
Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng
Celeste Ng's second novel tells a story of two very different families who become involved and change each other's lives in unforeseen ways.
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For Adults
No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
Graham Bowley
A riveting account of the 2008 K2 mountaineering disaster.
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For Adults
Manhattan Beach
Jennifer Egan
Pulitzer Prize winning author Egan's historical novel takes place during World War II and is a great read.
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For Adults
West
Carys Davies
When widower John Cyrus Bellman learns of colossal animal bones found in Kentucky, he leaves his daughter on their Pennsylvania farm and heads west in search of the unknown animals.
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For Adults
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden : Stories
Dennis Johnson
Award winning author Denis Johnson's posthumous collection of short stories.
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