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The Great American Read Winner: To Kill A Mockingbird

This week, the winner of PBS’ The Great American Read was chosen.  Out of 100 fiction books voted by readers around the country, Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird was top in the voting.   At the Niles-Maine District Library, patrons have been able to play along with The Great American Read since June.  Niles-Maine […]

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Bonfire of Tom Wolfe’s Vanities

With Tom Wolfe’s passing at 87, the Hippie years are officially over. Made famous after his The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test became the book of the 60s counter-culture, Wolfe self-proclaimed himself as one of the authors of the New Journalism movement.  His non-fiction prowess continued through the 1970s, capping off the decade with the publication […]

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