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Library's top 10

FICTION1. “Target: Alex Cross”by James Patterson

January 16, 2019 1:00 am


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New library books

The following works of teen fiction are new at the main Allen County Public Library downtown. 

January 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Tortured heroine's prisons real, emotional

Prisons come in various forms, as Joanna Schaffhausen shows in her second outstanding novel.

January 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Family dynamics heighten thriller

Pierce Hunt has returned from a six-month forced leave after a reporter is injured during a bust even though it's not Hunt's...

January 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Novel a sly critique of both welfare and capitalism

With his debut novel, “Welfare,” Canadian writer Steve Anwyll eschews the bravado of literary fiction from major publishing...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Prophet for his country

Frederick Douglass died in splendid isolation, at the top of a lonely hill in southeast Washington. It juts up among flat blocks of...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Bio follows film hunk's stardom, tragic secret

Had Rock Hudson not died of AIDS in 1985, he might be best remembered as the most successful of the postwar male stars who got into the...

January 9, 2019 1:00 am


Books

Library's Top 10

FICTION1. “Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steel

January 9, 2019 1:00 am


Books

New library books

The following mysteries are new at the Woodburn branch of the Allen County Public Library.

January 9, 2019 1:00 am


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Keeping your conversations at 'Wit's End'

In his new book, “Wit's End,” journalist James Geary argues that wit is a necessary quality of mind for navigating our...

January 6, 2019 1:00 am


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Monopoly money

Two decades into the 21st century, capitalism is huge and getting huger.

January 6, 2019 1:00 am


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Fan of 'The Crown'? Then you'll delight in 'The Gown'

When Princess Elizabeth's engagement to Philip Mountbatten was announced in 1947, her wedding dress was the subject of speculation and...

January 6, 2019 1:00 am