Book ReviewsBook review

Book Reviews are held at the library, usually on Wednesday afternoons during the fall and spring. Five or six lectures are typically planned for each season. Books cover a variety of topics.

Reviews are held in the Decker Room in the Broome County Public Library. Reviews begin at 12 noon and end by 1:15 p.m.

 

Spring 2014 Book Reviews

 
 



Wednesday,
April 23
at
12 noon

Broome County
Public Library


 


Title: The Moon Sisters

Author: Therese Walsh

Mesmerizing coming of age novel is a moving tale
of family and the power of stories.

Reviewer: Therese Walsh

Ms. Walsh is the co-founder of the
"Writers Unboxed" website.
Moon Sisters is her second novel.
Ms. Walsh has a master,s degree in Psychology.

 



Wednesday,
April 30
at
1:00

Good Shepherd
Village
Endwell

 


Title: The Aviator's Wife

Author: Melanie Benjamin

Fictionalized account of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's life with the famous aviator and hero, Charles Lindbergh.

Reviewer: JoAnne Maniago

Ms. Maniago is a retired Broome Community College professer of US History and Government.
 



Wednesday,
May 7
at
12 noon

Broome County
Public Library

 


Title: The Tuscarora War:
Indians, Settlers and the Flight for the Carolina Colonies

Author: David La Vere

This title concerns the events in the history of the Tuscarora Indians who migrated and settled in New York State.

Reviewer: Albert White

Mr. White is of Mohawk heritage and well known for his paintings and storytelling.

 



Wednesday,
May 14
at
12 noon

Broome County
Public Library

 


Title: Alone

Author: Richard Byrd

Admiral Byrd's account of his second Antarctic expedition in 1934.

Reviewer: Cheryl Ebert

Ms. Ebert is an adjunct professor at Binghamton University, Graduate School of Education and a member of the Broome County Public Library Board.


 



Wednesday,
May 21
at
12 noon

Broome County
Public Library

 


Title: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty.

Reviewer: Richard Bucci

Mr. Bucci is currently the Principal of Seton Catholic High School.
He was was a three-term Mayor of the City of Binghamton



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