As an omnivorous reader with a fierce hunger for knowledge, I’m as happy as a vampire in a blood bank ordering about half our library's adult print collection. I divide my personal reading fairly evenly between fiction and nonfiction, print and audiobooks, and love book reviews and bookish podcasts.
"The world is full of weird and interesting places and the shelves of Skokie Public Library are full of weird and interesting books. In support of both contentions, I give you Travis Elborough’s “Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's..."
"Lovers of courtly drama who are finally bored with England’s Tudors can refresh themselves by crossing the Channel and following the travails of France’s contemporaneous Valois monarchs in Nancy Goldstone’s “The Rival Queens: Catherine de Medici, ..."