Staff Picks

November Recommendations
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Title: Radium Girls
Author: Kate Moore
Format: Book
Based on a true story of young girls, some 14 and younger, who worked in a factory painting radium numbers on clocks. It took them years to get justice for the resulting illnesses and cancer they had in later life. An emotional account of their lives and the fight for workers’ rights.

 

bookTitle: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Format: Book
This historical fiction book is a wonderful, engaging and hard to put down read! It follows a young author who is given the opportunity to interview movie star Evelyn Hugo for an exclusive interview with the 79 year old actress. It details Ms. Hugo’s glamorous, scandalous and emotional life in 1960s Hollywood. The twists and turns of Evelyn’s roller coaster of a life will make you love her character as well as many of the others who come and go in her life. Highly recommend.

 

bookTitle: The Professor and the Madman
Author: Simon Winchester
Format: Book
A fascinating peek into history, humanity, and the words that bind them. Check out the real story behind the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Also an excellent film starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson.

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November 07, 2022