Here are the finalists: Fiction Andrew Krivak, The Sojourn Téa Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife Julie Otsuka, The Buddha in the Attic Edith Pearlman, Binocular Vision Jesmyn Ward, Salvage the Bones Nonfiction Deborah Baker, The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism Mary Gabriel, Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a […]
TSCPL will be hosting Professor Dennis Etzel, Jr. on Sunday, October 16 from 3-4:30pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Tickets are NOT needed for this event. Professor Etzel will be discussing Sherman’s Alexie’s War Dances. Washburn University’s iRead event will be held Friday, October 21, 7pm at White Concert Hall. The library will have a […]
From the ala.org website: CHICAGO – Readers from across the United States and around the world are demonstrating their support for free speech by participating in a virtual read-out of banned and challenged books that will culminate during the 30th annual Banned Books Week (Sept. 24-Oct. 1), the only national celebration of the freedom to read. […]
What I thought was going to be a foray into the interesting and closely guarded world of avant-garde graffiti art turned into a strange story about a French emigrant with mental issues and a camera. At least I think that’s what it was about. Sound interesting? That’s because Exit Through the Gift Shop is one wild ride […]
Enjoying writing reviews as much as reading the books? Have a penchant for creative exposition? Come and join our reviewing team at the library! We provide the book, you read it, and then you write a review of that book that we then publish on our website. It’s that easy. Want a sample of some […]
More than 30 authors will participate in the Kansas Book Festival which will promote literacy and encourage a life-long love of reading for Kansans of all ages. It is free and open to the public from 9 am – 4 pm on September 24th.