Recently Added Staff Picks

Against Medical Advice by James Patterson

“The heart-rending drama of one family’s courage, heartbreak, sacrifice, and triumph in confronting an agonizing medical condition, written by two master storytellers”. (From the Publisher)

Recommended By: Jill Jacobson, Readers’ Services Librarian

American Shaolin by Matthew Polly

“The raucously funny story of one young American’s quest to become the baddest dude on the planet and possibly find inner peace along the way”. (From the Publisher)

Recommended By: Megan Kass, Reference Librarian Trainee

Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh

“An elegant, elegiac multigenerational saga about a small coal-mining community in western Pennsylvania (Kirkus Reviews).”

Recommended By: Jackie Ranaldo, Readers’ Services Librarian

In My Brother’s Image by Eugene Pogany

“The extraordinary story of identical twin brothers born in Hungary of Jewish parents but raised as devout Catholic converts until the Second World War unraveled their family.” (From the Publisher)

Recommended By:  Audrey Honigman, Library Clerk

Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman

“In knitting the minutiae of individual lives into the fabric of community, she produces a vibrant story of good people accommodating their spiritual and temporal needs to the realities of contemporary life”.  (Publishers Weekly)

Recommended by: Sonia Grgas, Librarian Trainee

– posted by Jackie,  Readers’ Services

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