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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: THE MARTIAN BY ANDY WEIR (7/28/2021) - Nathan reviews The Martian by Andy Weir, Crown Publishing, 2014, 369 pages (originally self-published in 2011.) Space exploration, if nothing else,… ...Read More
Memphis Reads: A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman (7/10/2021) - Andrea reviews A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, 2014, 337 pages. It would first appear Ove is… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: MATILDA GUNDALINI by SUSAN MORESI (6/4/2021) - Andrea reviews MATILDA GUNDALINI:  A Tale of Workplace Harassment by Susan Moresi, Lulu Publishing, 2020, 82 pages. Moresi is a… ...Read More
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

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