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Read in Ned: Let’s Get Lost

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland. While reading Rebecca Solnit’s 2005 book A Field Guide to Getting Lost, the memory of a film I watched three decades ago popped into my head. The movie, ...

Read in Ned: The Portable Veblen

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.   I always enjoy books that are fictional but nonetheless expose me to real-life ideas and people that I previously knew nothing about. Elizabeth McKenzie’s ...

Read in Ned: Radical Self Love in the New Year

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  With a new year fresh at our backs, it is a good time to reflect on things that are going well for us, as well as things we would like to improve upon. While ...

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Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.” Neil Gaiman.   It’s the end of the year, ...

Read in Ned: Pushing the Limits

Jay Mann, Nederland.  My love of the natural world started at a very young age, with television programs like, “Nova” and “Nature.” As I grew older, that interest broadened ...

Read in Ned: A temporary escape from reality

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.   Saddened by the state of the world these days, I began searching for something to read that would take me out of my bad frame of mind.  My criteria ...

Read in Ned: Coming To An Understanding

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  Many Americans are still digesting the outcome of one of the most acrimonious elections in our nation’s history. The combative tone of this Presidential ...

Memorial dedicated at NCL

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. In memory of Jean Foss.  A metal sculpture created by Marion Reynolds has been installed at the Nederland Community Library in honor of former Nederland ...

Read-in-Ned: Moving forward

Jay Mann, Nederland.     A couple of years ago I worked at a public library in another small town. One day a coworker was sorting through a pile of donated books, looking for possible ...
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