Senior Book Break January 2024

Senior Book Break January 2024 Subject: Engineering Ancient Inventions by Petr James and Nick Thorpe The technological and scientific achievements of humankind prior to the late 15th century.  Such as: odometer from China about 300 A.D., snorkel gear as described by...

Senior Book Break November 2023

Subject: Australia and New Zealand In A Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson One of America’s premier humorous writers looks down under. Eighty percent of flora and fauna of this island continent are not located naturally any other place on earth. He reports that this...

Senior Book Break October 2023

Senior Book Break October 10, 2023 Subject: Memoirs Books: A Memoir by Larry McMurtry Mr. McMurtry was born in 1936 and grew up without books until a cousin gave him his ‘library’ of 19 books when he enlisted in the military. He began buying books to read and went on...

Senior Book Break September

September  12, 2023 Subject: Science Fiction The Steps or The Sun by Walter Tevis The US is still a sovereign country, but everything is owned by the Chinese.  The world is running out of Uranium, electricity is rationed, and it is cold.  The world’s richest man buys...

Senior Book Break August 8, 2023 – A Classic

Senior Book Break August 8, 2023 Subject: A Classic Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte, who wrote under the pseudonym Acton Bell Anne was the youngest and least prolific of the Bronte sisters. Much of her work was autobiographical. This novel is about a young woman, age 19,...