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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.


Let us begin!


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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New Fiction for the week of 11/14/11



Here is what you can expect to find on the shelves next week. 


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Small Wonders



"Employ your time in improving yourself by other mens writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for."


What a wonderful quote from Socrates. Most of us like nothing better than to benefit from someone else's hard work, however, chances are, Socrates had a lot more time on his hands than most of us do today. Pulled in all...
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Appearances can be deceiving....



As we mentioned earlier this week, due to an upcoming major upgrade to our library catalog, some new items may not be appearing in our OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog), so it may look as if we don't have the item that you...
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