Staff Picks

There is a new display in the Johnson Room, featuring staff picks. The Glencoe Public Library librarians were asked to list some of their favorite books, movies, Cd's and audio books. There are selected items on display, but the entire list is below. Check them out! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
Staff Picks
The following list of books, cd’s and DVD’s is a collection of the favorite items of the Glencoe Public Library librarians.

FICTION
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak. (YA)
Atkinson, Kate. Behind the Scenes at the Museum.
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice
-Sense and Sensibility.
-Emma.
Byatt, A.S. Possession.
Bolaño, Robert. The Savage Detectives.
Boyle, T.C. Talk Talk.
Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book.
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth.
Bukowski, Charles. Hollywood.
Byatt, A.S. Possession.
Camus, Albert. The Plague.
Ciment, Jill. Heroic Measures.
Clarke, Breena. Stand the Storm
Dickens, Charles. Tale of two Cities
Dubres, Andre. House of Sand and Fog.
DuMaurier, Daphne. Rebecca.
Duras, Marguerite. The Lover.
Eco, Umberto. In the Name of the Rose.
Forester. E.M. Howard’s End.
Franklin, Ariana. Mistress of the Art of Death.
Gavalda, Anna. Hunting and Gathering.
Gordon, Noah. The Physician.
George, Elizabeth. A Traitor to Memory.
Heinlein, Robert. Stranger in a Strange Land.
Heinrich, Boll. The Clown.
Jordan, Hillary. Mudbound.
Kaye, M.M. The Far Pavilions.
Kingsolver, Barbara. The Poisonwood Bible.
Kostova, Elizabeth. The Historian.
Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird.
Liss, David. Any book he has written.
Mailer, Norman. Executioner’s Song.
McCullers, Carson. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
McMurtry, Larry. Lonesome Dove.
Michener, James. The Source.
Mistry, Rohinton. A Fine Balance.
Mitchell, Margaret. Gone With the Wind.
Munro, Alice. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage.
Murakami, Haruki. A Wild Sheep Chase.
Nabokov, Vladimir. Pale Fire.
Oates, Joyce Carol. Black Water.
Olsson, Linda. Astrid and Veronika.
Percy, Walker. The Moviegoer.
Petterson, Per. Out Stealing Horses.
Pynchon, Thomas. Vineland.
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series
Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow.
Somerville, Patrick. The Cradle.
Stegner, Wallace. Angle of Repose.
Steinbeck, John. Cannery Row.
Talarigo, Jeff. The Ginseng Hunter.
Thompson, Hunter. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Toole, John Kennedy. A Confederacy of Dunces.
Trollope, Anthony. The Small House at Allington.
Tyler, Anne. Saint Maybe.
Unsworth, Barry. Sacred Hunger.
Wharton, Edith. House of Mirth.

NON-FICTION
Goodwin, Doris Kearnes. Team of Rivals. (Biography)
Heiligman, Deborah. Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith. (Biography)
McCourt, Frank. Angela’s Ashes. (Biography)
McCullough, David. John Adams (Biography)
Truman. (Biography)
Millard, Candice. The River of Doubt.
Morris, Edmund. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. (Biography)
Philbrick, Nathaniel. Mayflower. 973.22 PHI
Rothenberg. Jerome, ed. Poems for the Millennium (vols 1 and 2)
Rybczynski, Witold. A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmstead and America in the Nineteenth Century. (Biography)
Suskind, Ron. A Hope in the Unseen.
Werth, Barry. Banquet at Delmonico’s. 978.3 WER
Worster, Donald. A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir. (Biography)

MULTI MEDIA
DVD:
The Awful Truth
Best Years of Our Lives (Classics)
Marty (Classics)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
My Favorite Wife (VHS only)
North By Northwest (Classics)
Notorious (Classics)
Rear Window (Classics)
Same Time , Next Year
Stalag 17 (Classics)
Three Colors: Blue, White and Red.

AUDIO
Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities.
Heinlein, Robert. Stranger in a Strange Land
Mitchell, David. Cloud Atlas.

 
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