In his new book, Nerve, Taylor Clark draws on cutting-edge science and investigative reporting to explore the very heart of panic and poise, and why some people freeze in critical situations while others keep their heads. Fear paralyzes even seasoned performers with stage fright, causes us to bomb job interviews, and lose sleep the night […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
Leo Desroches’s luck ran out long ago when his gambling habit lost him his family and job as a reporter. Then things began to turn around when he was given a second chance to write for Edmonton’s newspaper. Despite his inner demons, this is an opportunity he doesn’t want to waste. This time he’s the first reporter to arrive at a murder scene, and now he’s been given a chance for a scoop-
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Airplanes, Motorcycles and the Dude.
Have a prairie adventure with Noco, a young prairie dog who travels across Kansas with her Papa. Topeka artist and author Justin Marable wrote and illustrated this story highlighting scenic views and memorable places from around Kansas. This talk will be in the Marvin Auditorium, Room B at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library […]