Friday, July 20, 2007

Have you Ever Heard that Book?

If you think you don't have time to read during the busy summer, then you are the perfect person to explore the library's collection of books on CD. Instead of listening to the local DJ chatter or your parents' oldies station, take advantage of your driving time and listen to a good book. Here are a few you might enjoy.

How about a classic that you've always wanted to read, such as:

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

Kids need a break from TV and video games? How about:

Bambi by Felix Salten
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Green Eggs & Ham by you know who, of course
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Or maybe you missed one of these bestsellers:

Black Dahlia by James Elroy
The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
Gone by Jonathan Kellerman
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Marley & Me by John Grogan
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Perhaps you need to catch up on important issues with:

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Family First by Dr. Phil McGraw

Freakonomics by Steven Levitt
The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman

Or maybe you just need a good laugh:

The Best of Bill Cosby
Boogers are my Beat by Dave Barry
Dress your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
Dusty & Lefty: lives of the cowboys from A Prairie Home Companion
Fresh Air Laughs by Terry Gross
Hey, That's Funny by various comedians

Whatever your interest, we have something you will enjoy. Listen up!

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