Dinosaur in a Haystack

[Editor’s note: Our Adult Summer Reading Program, Literary Elements, has a science theme this year, so our Next Great Read reviewers are recommending several science books over the next few months. For more about the Adult Summer Reading Program, click here.]

From 1974, almost until he died in 2002, Stephen Jay Gould wrote 300 consecutive […]

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For Bill Bryson, it’s all about the journey

Robert Redford’s long-awaited movie version of the bestseller A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, first announced in 2005, is now in production.

“A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson is available at the library in hardcover and downloadable audiobook.

Redford produced the film and stars as Bryson, with Nick Nolte playing […]

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This Is Your Brain on Music

Who’s more qualified to write a book called This is Your Brain on Music than a neuroscientist/musician/recording engineer/producer who’s worked with the Grateful Dead, Blue Oyster Cult, and Stevie Wonder?

Probably no one.

Author Daniel J. Levitin, a professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University, has written a cogent and comprehensive look at […]

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Bunch of Amateurs

[Editor’s note: Today we welcome Rebecca Nugent to our roster of Next Great Read reviewers.]

What do Benjamin Franklin, Mark Zuckerberg, and the painter and birder David Allen Sibley have in common?

“Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character” by Jack Hitt is available from the library in hardcover.

They are three […]

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