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Monday, Sept. 21, 2009

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In The Planets, Dava Sobel, best-selling author of Galileo’s Daughter and Longitude, sheds light on difficult scientific concepts as she weaves together a compelling series of essays on our solar system. Sobel’s book imbues the scientific text with entertaining and poetic stories, as each chapter mixes science fiction, mythology, literature...
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Monday, Sept. 14, 2009

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Fictionalized accounts of teenage runaways usually depict drugged-out, tough-talking boys plagued by inner demons and explosive anger. Seldom are they given the voice of someone like Joon, a 13-year-old girl and Korean immigrant trying to survive in the New York underbelly of the 1980s, a time when the city was known for being especially dodgy. In the book Miles from Nowhere...
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Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009

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Circle of Empowerment, an international outreach program developed by Grafton native Meg Boren, comes full circle when Boren returns from her current home in Nicaragua—where she works as a humanitarian health care worker—to speak at Mequon’s Next Chapter Bookshop on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. With core values...
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Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

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Countless authors have ruminated darkly on the passage of time, but John Koethe's newest collection of poems remembers the promise of youth in a captivating lyrical medium that he describes as reflections of an "aging child of sixty-two."