Memphis Reads


About Memphis Reads!

Memphis Reads is a blog series where Memphis Public Library staff members can discuss their favorite adult fiction and non-fiction books. Library staff members contribute reviews, essays, and news items about titles in the Library’s collection and raise ideas, questions, and concerns for Memphians to consider.

Most Recent Memphis Read Posts!

SECRET SERVICE DOGS: The Heroes who Protect the President of the United States by Maria Goodavage (12/8/2017) - Secret Service Dogs:  The Heroes who Protect the President of the United States by Maria Goodavage, Dutton, 2016 To guard the ...Read More
11 Most Festive Book Club Choices (11/21/2017) - Happy Holidays, everyone! According to the website www.Bustle.com,  these are the "11 Most Festive Book Club Choices for the Season." ...Read More
BOOKS AND BEYOND- Larry Dodson of the Bar-Kays- November 21 (11/2/2017) - Larry Dodson, famous musician, singer, and songwriter of the legendary Memphis-based Bar-Kays, will be promoting his autobiography, And the Band Plays ...Read More
SWCC Review- TAR BABY by Toni Morrison (10/24/2017) - Tar Baby, Toni Morrison, Reviewed by Hend K., Southwest Community College One thing you may not know about Toni Morrison, ...Read More
COMING SOON-Southwest Community College Student Reviews! (10/24/2017) - News and Notes Dr. Tiffany Akin's Composition 1 students from Southwest Community College will be sending reviews for Memphis Reads!  ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS- My Five Husbands (and the Ones Who Got Away) by Rue McClanahan (10/23/2017) - Staff Book Reviews My First Five Husbands... and the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClananhan, Broadway Books 2007, Hi, my ...Read More

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