Monthly Archives: March 2009

New book profiles West York High School’s championship football season

A new book tells about the West York High School’s district champs. A 56-page book about the West York High School varsity football team’s District 3 championship season is being published this month by the York Daily Record/Sunday News and … Continue reading

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‘How We Decide’ gains national headlines

Jonah Lehrer, the Rhodes Scholar with local ties, has penned his second book “How We Decide.” … It has captured comparisons with Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink.” For more, see Author with York ties: Learned the brain inside and out in writing … Continue reading

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Local writers in new anthology

“Yesterday I Will,” an anthology of original short stories, poems and one-act plays, will be formally launched during the York Book and Paper Fair on April 4. The anthology, which grew out of a writing contest sponsored by The York … Continue reading

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“To Dance With the White Dog” by Terry Kay

Nancy Duncan, children’s librarian at Red Land Community Library, reviews “To Dance With the White Dog.” A short book about life, love and endings. Sam Peek is an old man whose wife of many years, Cora, has just passed away. … Continue reading

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An interview with best-selling author Jodi Picoult

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Read about genocide in April

In April, survivors from Darfur and five previous genocides will join anti-genocide advocates and people of conscience around the world to observe Genocide Prevention Month. As part of Genocide Prevention Month, organizers have partnered with the American Booksellers Association to … Continue reading

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Kuddling Up with My Kindle

Review by Robert Cook Okay, I’ll admit the Kindle 2 is not for everyone. In fact, it’s not for every book I want to read, but the 2 makes me believe that the electronic reader is here to stay. What … Continue reading

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Former treasury secretary writing about meltdown

From the Associated Press: A book coming this fall will offer one of the ultimate inside takes on the economic crisis — from former Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

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“Cherie Blair: Speaking for Myself”

Joan McInnis, librarian for the Daily Record/Sunday News, reviews “Cherie Blair: Speaking for Myself”: From a girlhood in working class Liverpool to wife of Prime Minister Tony Blair at No. 10 Downing Street, Cherie Booth Blair tells her remarkable story.

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Dogs love stories

Children are invited to read a book to Buster, a golden retriever, or Jackson, a Labrador retriever, during Books with KPETS from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 and May 5 at East Berlin Community Library, 105 Locust St. Keystone … Continue reading

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