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Memphis Reads Blog: Library staff members contribute reviews, essays, and news items about titles in the Library’s collection and raise ideas, questions, and concerns for discussion.


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!

MEMPHIS READS: KINGDOM OF ICE (4/7/2021) - Marilyn reviews In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the U.S.S. Jeanette by Hampton Sides, … ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: RIP BEVERLY CLEARY 1916-2021 (4/1/2021) - The Grand Dame of Klickitat Street has passed away. Mrs.  Beverly Atlee  Bunn Cleary died at age of 104 on… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: AND THE PEOPLE STAYED HOME (3/4/2021) - Andrea reviews And the People Stayed Home by Kitty O'Meara. Tra Publishing, 2020. 9781734761788. 32pp. This picture book started out as a… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP (1/22/2021) - Hollye reviews The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg, Random House Publishing, 2020, 285 pages Do you remember… ...Read More
Memphis Reads: DOLLY PARTON: SONGTELLER, MY LIFE IN LYRICS (12/16/2020) - Andrea reviews DOLLY PARTON, SONGTELLER:  My Life in Lyrics by Dolly Parton, Chronicle Books, 2020, ISBN 978-1-7972-0509-0, 380 pages Anyone who knows… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: FIRE LOVER by Joseph Wambaugh (12/15/2020) - Marilyn reviews Fire Lover: A True Story  by Joseph Wambaugh, William Morrow Publishing, 2002. The author has written a page turner… ...Read More

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