Oct 15, 2012
El 11 de octubre de 2012 se celebró el primer Día de la Niña (Day of the Girl) reconocido oficialmente por la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU). Logrado a partir del esfuerzo de Schools Girls...
Oct 15, 2012
This installment: creepy true crime in Japan, witty British short stories, and a Southwest mystery in the Hillerman tradition. (And you may wonder how I choose the three books that appear each week...
Oct 15, 2012
 Did you know we have an amazing museum in Novato? The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the Hamilton neighborhood of Novato at 500 Palm Drive in the Novato Arts Center.Admission...
Oct 15, 2012
 Did you know we have an amazing museum in Novato? The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the Hamilton neighborhood of Novato at 500 Palm Drive in the Novato Arts Center.Admission...
Oct 14, 2012
A trip to New England is not in my cards this month but oh how I would enjoy it!  Instead I'll watch this video of the leaves changing and revisit some old fashioned books set in the area....
Oct 11, 2012
 Yesterday the finalists for the National Book Award were announced.  The fiction finalists are: The Yellow Birds, by Iraq war veteran Kevin PowersBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk...
Snowy Owl by Wendy Hannum
Oct 10, 2012
“Winter Wildlife, A Study in White”, A Solo Photography Exhibit by Wendy Hannum at the Fairfax Library during the month of October 2012.“Winter Wildlife is unique. Living amidst a...
Oct 9, 2012
Are you hooked on the new PBS series Call the Midwife?  If so, here are some books and another PBS series that might interest you.  First, there’s the memoir on which the TV series...
Oct 8, 2012
This installment: disembodied spirits in a school tragedy, an intimate look at slow medicine in action, and another satisfying Scandinavian mystery…   Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton...
Oct 7, 2012
"On a fateful summer afternoon in 1971 James Marshall lay on his hammock drawing pictures. His mother was inside the house watching Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf on TV. The strident voices...