A review of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo I would have sworn I was listening to a novel as I followed the saga of Abdul, a “trash-picker”, and his neighbors–all of whom live in Annawadi, a slum that sits right next to the airport in Mumbai, […]
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 19, enjoy a discussion (22:17) about Steampunk – the books and movies that define the anachronistic genre characterized by goggles, airships, clockwork and of course, steam powered machines. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
This podcast (28:55) features Nancy Pearl, author of Book Lust and frequent contributor to NPR. Hear inspiring words about libraries, find out what books her own librarian recommended when she was a child, and get her best books of 2011 list. Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Why should you join the Topeka Public Library’s Goodreads.com group page you ask? For reading inspiration and book discussions of course!
Check out one of these great books from the El día de los niños/El día de los libros Children’s Day/Book Day Book List Ages 0-4 Ada, Alma Flor, and F. Isabel Campoy ¡Pío Peep! Rimas Tradicionales en Español/Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes Illustrated by/Ilustrado por Viví Escrivá HarperCollins /Rayo, 2003 Davis, Katie Who Hops?/¿Quién salta? Harcourt, […]