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!

Top Ten Scariest Books of 2017 (10/13/2017) - Are you wanting to read a book that's going to thrill you or chill you? According to Google Books, these ...Read More
Memphis Reads – Banned Book Week – September 24 – 30, 2017 (9/28/2017) - Note: The Memphis Public Library does not ban books, endorse censorship, or even judge what you read. The following list ...Read More
Memphis Reads – Monument Men by Robert M Edsel and Bret Witter (8/28/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt In History  by Robert M. Edsel ...Read More
Memphis Reads- HIGH ON ARRIVAL by Mackenzie Phillips (8/1/2017) - Staff Book Reviews High on Arrival: A Memoir by Mackenzie Phillips, Simon and Schuster, 2009- Reviewed by Andrea K. I ...Read More
Memphis Reads Book Review – Presidential Diversions by Paul F. Boller (7/17/2017) - Nonfiction/Memoir Marilyn U. reviews Presidential Diversions: Presidents at Play:  From George Washington to George W. Bush by Paul F. Boller, Harcourt, ...Read More
Memphis Reads – HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D. Vance (6/2/2017) - Andrea K. reviews Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (HarperCollins, 2016) I am going to admit I was very skeptical to ...Read More

Memphis Reads Archives

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