Read in Ned: Graphic Novels

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an avid reader. Throughout my childhood and into my teen and adult life, I have had at least 2-3 books that I ...

Read in Ned: One Book 4 Colorado

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  In mid-April, Colorado libraries will give out nearly 75,000 copies of the same book to every four-year-old in the state as a part of the “One Book 4 Colorado” ...

Read in Ned : Injustice in America

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.  Feeling that I needed something to help me understand the current state we are in as a country, I picked up Matt Taibbi’s 2014 book The DIVIDE: American ...

Read in Ned: Flavors

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  I love to rummage through the shelves of a library, not only to find a desired item, but sometimes just to see what titles they have. Every library collection ...

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Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “I will say, with memoir, you must be honest. You must be truthful.” Elie Wiesel With few exceptions, the memoir genre has always struck me as self-serving ...

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: 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 ...

Read in Ned: The View from the Cheap Seats

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  Like many library patrons, I tend to think of myself as a discerning reader. Pretentiousness aside, what that actually means is that I’m a fussy reader. ...

Read in Ned: Stop Making Sense

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland.  In the bestsellers market, books devoted to music seem to be dominated by biographies of mainstream rockers and contemporary artists. As one would expect, ...
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