Monthly Archives: August 2009

“The Shack” by William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Phillips was a happily married family man. One weekend, when his wife was booked at a continuing education class in Seattle and his two older boys were back at college, he decided to take the three youngest children … Continue reading

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This time, Arcardia photo book covers Glen Rock

In the past, Bob Ketenheim has put forth photo books on Shrewsbury and New Freedom. Now, it’s Glen Rock’s turn. For details, click here.

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Best-sellers at Borders

Best-sellers at Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township for the week that ended Aug. 23. 1. “The Weight of Silence” by Heather Gudenkauf. 2. “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger. 3. “Dreamfever” by Karen Marie Moning. 4. “Glenn … Continue reading

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One Book, One Community events

Among the many One Book, One Community programs: Altered Books, 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Etters. Joyce McCormick will teach how to use paints, stamps, decoupage and cutting to turn old books … Continue reading

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Q&A with Geraldine Brooks

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks, whose novel “People of the Book” is this year’s One Book, One Community selection, took a break from her current projects to answer questions for the York Daily Record/Sunday News via email. YDR: What role, … Continue reading

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Brooks honored by One Book selection

By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News Being chosen as the One Book, One Community recipient might pale in comparison to nabbing the Pulitzer Prize. Not so, says Geraldine Brooks, author of “People of the Book,” this year’s selection. … Continue reading

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Don’t miss “People of the Book”

I applaud the One Book, One Community selection committee for choosing “People of the Book” for this year’s community read. Geraldine Brook’s historical novel tells the 500-year history of a Haggadah, or illustrated Jewish prayer book, and how Jews, Christians … Continue reading

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One Book picks “People of the Book”

By BETH VRABEL For the Daily Record/Sunday News Nan Cavanaugh’s been waiting a year to tell the world — or at least seven local county library systems — about this year’s One Book, One Community selection. This year’s choice is … Continue reading

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Author Dominick Dunne dies at 83

Author Dominick Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as “The Two Mrs. Grenvilles,” died Wednesday in his home at age 83. Read more about his life … Continue reading

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Kennedy memoir ready for release

From the Associated Press: NEW YORK — Sen. Edward Kennedy did not live to see his dream of universal health care passed, but he did complete a cherished and more personal project: his memoir. “True Compass,” the greatly awaited summation … Continue reading

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