Book Review - the Bookman Series

If you love books or collect them, you'll find the Bookman series by John Dunning fascinating and very entertaining.  They are mysteries, starring Cliff Janeway, cop turned bookman and bookshop owner.  A bookman is a person who engages in buying and selling books or a person who loves books; a collector.  There are five books in the series, all at JDL.  John Dunning has been a bookscout (a person who looks for old books,) worked at race tracks all over the west, been a copyboy, investigative reporter, journalism/writing professor, radio host, political press secretary an

New Brit Mysteries

We have some new British mysteries just in.  Midsomer Murders Set 11 (can you believe it!) has just arrived, as has The Last Detective Set 4 and Foyle's War, Set 1 & 2Midsomer Murders is the hugely popular seri

JDL is now on Twitter!

Twitter is a social networking device that connects friends, family, co-workers and community members via the web or mobile phone.  Twitter is used to update one another in 140 characters or less with the answer to one of life’s persistent questions—“What Are You Doing?” 

Jane Austen Book Club Celebrates Christmas - Regency Style!

The Jane Austen* Book Club will celebrate Christmas, Regency Style, on December 15th, 2008 at 6:00 pm in the McIntyre Room, Carnegie Building.  We have moved the meeting back one week so some of our recent graduates can visit with us during the holidays.  We will read descriptions of Christmas celebrations found in Austen books and other source materials from the Georgian period.

Jane Austen Book Club for November

The Jane Austen* Book Club is back next Monday, Nov. 10th at 6:00pm in the McIntyre Room/ Carnegie building.  We will be continuing our look at "Lady Susan", Austen's epistolary novel, published after her death.  If you haven't read the book, don't worry.  We will have copies of the pages for you to read at the meeting.  Tea and cookies will be served.  We had a stimulating read last month and will begin again with part two.

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