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Library's top 10

FICTION1. “Where the Crawdads Sing”by Delia Owens

March 20, 2019 1:00 am


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New library books

The following works of fiction are new at the Monroeville branch of the Allen County Public...

March 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Character sketches bring prison tale to life

Brad Parks started his career as a reporter for the Washington Post and later worked for the Newark (New Jersey) Star-Ledger. He has now...

March 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Corporate altruism

In 1935, Rob Johnson, the CEO of pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, wrote an essay addressed to his fellow CEOs. “It is...

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Fictionalized rocker's bio is full of 'big dumb fun'

Is Daisy Jones gorgeous? Oh, my word, yes. We know because Taylor Jenkins Reid reminds us every few pages of “Daisy Jones &...

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Biographer casts wider view of Vivien Leigh

Playing two of the greatest female roles ever offered in film – Scarlett O'Hara in “Gone with the Wind” and Blanche...

March 13, 2019 1:00 am


Books

Library's top 10

FICTION1. “Where the Crawdads Sing”by Delia Owens

March 13, 2019 1:00 am


Books

New library books

The following biographies are new at the Little Turtle branch of the Allen County Public Library. 

March 13, 2019 1:00 am


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'Mockingbird' author compared hometown to Elvis' Graceland

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee railed against her Alabama hometown for trying to exploit her...

March 12, 2019 12:00 pm


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Iles keeps the sweeping Southern epic alive

The re-emergence of Greg Iles was one of the more heartening literary events of recent years.

March 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Stranger than fiction

In 1981, five years after publishing his searing autobiographical novel “The Great Santini,” Pat Conroy pitched up in Rome...

March 10, 2019 1:00 am