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Ann and Elisabeth's MUOMS Picks



Ann's Picks

Madame Toussaud by Michelle Moran (audio book). A fictional account of the life of Mdm. Toussaud from her wax museum in Paris depicting famous people of her lifetime to the "death masks" of the Reign of Terror. A fascinating life of a woman who enjoyed the favor of the royals...
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YOU ARE WHAT YOU READ!!!



This week’s offerings bring us a precocious lad, an Empress, a type of obsession or perhaps an obsession of type, a little sweetness, a little murder, a little love and the end of the world.


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Pat T. reports that “In anticipation of seeing the newly released movie ...
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Priscilla and Asha’s MUOMS Picks



 Priscilla's Picks

A Good American by Alex George. A sweet story of Frederick and Jette immigrating to America. Family, Love, and a wonderful cast of charcters. Made me laugh and cry.

Navigating Traps & Maps by Maura Laughlin Carley (local author). Great handbook to...
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YOU ARE WHAT YOU READ!!!



This week’s offerings show us back in Paris (like we ever really leave), in the English countryside, enjoying a parody and the real thing, and a philosophical musing regarding leadership.

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Barbara M. reports that she is “plodding through...
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Caroline and Sally's MUOMS Picks



Sally's Picks

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in an Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo: A deep look into the lives of the  families of Annawadi, a slum city on a half-acre abutting the Mumbai airport. It brings a new level of meaning to the concepts of hope and courage...
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Louise and Alan's MUOMS Picks



 Louise's Picks

"Moneyball" DVD starring Brad Pitt: A story about Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's who changed baseball by using computer generated analysis to find undervalued players.  Oakland won a record 20 games in a row...
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YOU ARE WHAT YOU READ!!!



After a brief Helliday Hiatus we are back!  This week’s offerings include a William T. Sherman reference, a happily married woman looking forward to getting to know a man who is not her husband, some recklessness, alternative history, and some deaf people.


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Barbara M reports that, “I'm late to the show I know but I'm...
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Darien Library's Top 20!



 

It's that time of year when everyone picks their favorites of the year and we are no exception.  Here is what we have loved this year.   We have multiple copies of these and encourage you to come and...
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Here's what's new in Books this week!



Here are some new titles to tempt you!


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Here is what's new in books this week!



Here is what is coming in just in time for the long Holiday Weekend!

 


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