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How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson
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How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson

“How We Got to Now” by Steven Johnson chronicles the making of the modern world through innovations in 6 different aspects of everyday life:  Glass, Cold, Sound, Clean, Time and Light.  These are seemingly simple innovations, but, as Johnson demonstrates, they’ve had enormous impacts on the way we live our lives today.  Can you imagine … Continue reading

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Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller tells the story of a minor god, Circe. She is the daughter of Helios, god of the sun and one of the most powerful of the Titans. However, Circe is not born powerful like her father, or attractive like her mother, and she does not care for the drama and flirtations … Continue reading

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The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman

In her nonfiction book The Real Lolita, author Sarah Weinman explores the kidnapping case that writer Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial novel Lolita was partially based on as well as Nabokov’s development and writing of the novel. In 1948 eleven-year-old Sally Horner was abducted by Frank La Salle, a drifter who had served time for the statutory … Continue reading

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The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna

What drives your passion?  What would you do if all limitations were removed from your life?  Would you follow your dreams?  Are you following your dreams? These are the questions Elle Luna encourages her readers to consider in the book “The Crossroads of Should and Must.”  We all have dreams we’d like to pursue, and … Continue reading