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Reversing the Decline of Reading in Dante’s Italy

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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From time to time, reports in Italy come to a startling conclusion: Italians don’t read anymore. In Italy, television appears to have taken over as

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Brothers Forever – A Story of War
And the Enduring Bond of Friendship

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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“If not me, then who…” Travis Manion During the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Sunday morning talk shows would honor the

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The Black-Eyed Blonde – Bringing Back Philip Marlowe

Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Even if you’ve never read a Raymond Chandler novel you’re probably familiar with his fictional detective, Philip Marlowe, brought to life on screen by Humphrey

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College Campus

How College Works – The Findings May Surprise You

Monday, May 5th, 2014
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If you ever thought students know best when it comes to getting the most out of their college experience, Hamilton College professor Daniel Chambliss and

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Made By Raffi – Accepting Our Differences

Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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“It seems that every day there’s a news item on an issue of gender roles. This last week a principal told a boy he couldn’t

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C.J. Box’s Stone Cold
Seeking Retribution Outside the Law

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Once again, C.J. Box manages to craft a page-turning mystery around current events. While his hero, game warden Joe Pickett, is based in Wyoming, the

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The Sensory Child Gets Organized:
Happier Living for Challenged Children

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Carolyn Dalgliesh’s The Sensory Child Gets Organized is as precisely structured as the rooms and strategies she describes. In this, her first book, Dalgliesh offers

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Harlan Coben’s Missing You – Online Dating’s Dark Side

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Kat Donovan, a New York City police officer, hasn’t had a boyfriend since she was dumped by her fiancé, Jeff, who then disappeared. Her best

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