Month: April 2010

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin & Selections from His WritingsBenjamin Franklin, 1706-1790Introduction by Henry Steele CommagerIllustrations by Thomas Hart BentonRandom House, 1944Series: The Illustrated Modern Library The other day I was in the library looking for Grant’s Memoirs, which was not on shelf, but the multiple editions of […]

Millennium Trilogy Madness

Title: The Girl Who Played with FireAuthor: Stieg LarssonTranslator: Reg Keeland Publisher: Vintage Crime, 2010Originally published by Norstedt, 2006 It’s official: I’ve contracted a case of Millennium Trilogy Madness.  I had a copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo laying around my office for like a year […]

Therapy by Sebastian Fitzek

Title: TherapyAuthor: Sebastian FitzekTranslator: Sally-Ann SpencerPublisher: St. Martin’s, 2009Originally published in Germany as Die Therapie by Knaur, 2006 Wow.  Talk about a page turner! I came across this book by way of Euro Crime, an information packed blog devoted to British and European crime fiction. I was scrolling […]

Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill

Title: Some Girls Bite Chicagoland Vampires Novel: Book One Release date: April 7, 2009 Author: Chloe Neill I came across this series while re-shelving books at work one day back in December. I cut my reading teeth on Bram Stoker’s Dracula many moons ago and am always drawn […]

Library: Atlanta, Illinois

Since I love libraries so much and my partner and I regularly take road trips, I thought it would be fun and possibly of interest to fellow book lovers to post occasional pictures of libraries we encounter on our travels.  The first featured library appropriately starts with the […]