April 28: Nicolette Hahn Niman at PDL

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Tuesday, April 28 6:30 PM at Portage District Library Nicolette Hahn Niman's new book, Defending Beef: The Manifesto of an Environmental Lawyer and Vegetarian Turned Cattle Rancher, describes how we can eat a more balanced diet and support a … [Continue reading]

The Martian by Andy Weir

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Science Fiction / Adventure Pub. 2011 by Broadway Books Reviewed by Jean, 4/23/15 Could a human, left behind on Mars, eke out a living long enough to survive until rescue arrives? This is not so much a retelling of Robinson Crusoe as it is … [Continue reading]

Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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Reviewed by Sarah, 4/10/15 This is not one of Vonnegut’s best known titles, but it deserves just as much attention as Slaughterhouse Five, Cat’s Cradle, and any of the others. If you like stories about well-meaning people who do terrible things … [Continue reading]