Jean le Flambeur is a man of many identities, crimes, and heists as he is a master thief who is the stuff of legends. He has been out of commission since serving time in the Dilemma Prison where games are played in an endless cycle of life and death. The monotony is enough to drive Jean nuts but it’s broken
Agatha Awards honor the “traditional mystery.” That is to say, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie as well as others. For our purposes, the genre is loosely defined as mysteries that: contain no explicit sex contain no excessive gore or gratuitous violence Materials generally classified as “hard-boiled” are not appropriate. This year’s […]
It was after school, and a young teacher, Elizabeth Williams, was working late in her classroom when the killer struck brutally murdering her. Detectives Danny Beckett and Jennifer Tanaka are called to the grisly scene where they discover
As the old medical saying goes, when you hear hoofbeats think horses not zebras, but for a veterinarian in South Africa those hoofbeats might very well belong to zebras!
Dave and Nate discuss the book “The Soul of Baseball: A Journey Through Buck O’Neil’s America” by Joe Posnanski, which has the author traveling the country for a year with this baseball ambassador and icon.
Jeanne Drewes gave her program last Tuesday, and asked us to share her list of websites and handouts. Below are some of the sites she used to gather instructions for different bookbinding styles. Step-by-step instructions go with many of them. Other sites are good resources. Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Celebrates Preservation Week April […]
Jeanne Drewes, the Chief of the Binding and Collections Care Division and Program Manager of the Mass Deacidification Preservation Directorate at the Library of Congress will lead a workshop on caring for your collection Thursday, April 28 from 6 – 8:30 pm in the Marvin Auditorium, 101B. Along with other archivists and preservationists, Jeanne will show you what […]
Arlen Wagner has a gift or a curse because he can tell if someone is going to die soon.
“The vast majority of the world’s books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It’s just numbers.”
It hasn’t been quite a year since Latisha was murdered, but former detective Ash Levine still hasn’t returned to the force. He carries the guilt of her death…