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On to New Frontiers

aspencat.info GREAT TRAVEL RESOURCES AT NCL In my last coIumn I thought it appropriate to encourage everyone to take advantage of the great travel resources available through NCL’s print collection and our e-resources in Overdrive and 3M. ...by Roberta Brown-Jones
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Himalaya Bound

aspencat.info HIMALAYA BOUND The pace of our cultural evolution seems to be speeding up. This book provides a rare glimpse into a culture that has managed to preserve its identity in a shifting world. ...by Jay Mann
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First Person Singular

aspencat.info FIRST PERSON SINGULAR Why aren't more book reviews aren’t written in the first person, given that so many books are written from the standpoint of an omniscient first person character? ...by Tom Lambrecht
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Read in Ned: Red in Ned

aspencat.info THE HUNT FOR RED BOOKS I thought it would be fun to consider ….. RED BOOKS! I combed our Nederland Community Library shelves and found several old book friends — and one new title — that fit the bill. ...by Cathy Grace
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Robert Reich’s Economics Lessons

aspencat.info ECONOMICS LESSONS Economics in Wonderland is a hybrid work that combines short explanatory segments on different issues like wealth inequality, free trade, and student debt, accompanied by cartoons visually amplifying the same subjects. ...by Roberta Brown-Jones
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From Page to Screen

aspencat.info FROM PAGE TO SCREEN While it is nearly always true that a book will have richer language and detail, deeper character development, and as Anne of Green Gables might say “more scope for the imagination,” I maintain that movies offer strengths of their own. ...by Cathy Grace
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New Crop of Cookbooks

aspencat.info NEW CROP OF COOKBOOKS These days, cookbooks have more background about food origins, selecting ingredients and of course, the action-packed lives of their celebrity chef authors. ...by Tom Lambrecht
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