Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

2013-2014

Random Reviews 2013-2014

September 11: Unbroken: A World War II Airman’s Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand
Reviewer: Craig Leman
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October 9: The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media
by Brooke Gladstone
Reviewer: Hasso Hering
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November 13: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
by Timothy Egan
Reviewer: Larry Landis
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Where to See Curtis’ “Indians of North America”:
•University of Oregon Libraries
University of Washington Libraries
Northwestern University

December 11: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
by Stephen Greenblatt
Reviewer: Paul Farber
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January 8: Aubrey-Maturin Napoleonic War novels
by Patrick O’Brian
Reviewer: Gerald Krantz
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February 12: My Beloved World
by Sonia Sotomayor
Reviewer: Maria Chavez-Haroldson
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March 12: The Round House
by Louise Erdrich
Reviewer: Beth Rietveld

April 9: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
by Jonathan Haidt
Reviewer: Courtney Campbell

May 14: Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
by Gabrielle Walker
Reviewer: Andrew Thurber

June 11: The World’s Strongest Librarian
by Josh Hanagarne
Reviewer: Mary Nevin