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Carnegie Leadership Book Group Holiday-No meeting this month

11/29/2012 12:00 pm
11/29/2012 1:00 pm

The Leadership Book Discussion Group will not be meeting in the months of November and December for the Holiday season.

Reader Survey by Pew Research Center

"The highest percentage of readers by age was 88 percent, among the 18-24 age group, followed by 86 percent in the 16-17 range.

Jane’s Book Review – Tough without a Gun : The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart by Stefan Kanfer

Humphrey Bogart was born Christmas Day in 1899 and died January 14, 1957.  Only 58 years old, he left a body of work in American Film so profound he was dubbed the “Greatest Male Star in Cinema History” by the American Film Institute.  After working in pictures for years, his career didn’t even take off until he was 40.  In the following 18 years he gave nuanced, powerful performances in “High Sierra”  “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” “The Petrified Forest” “The Ma

Tessa's nonfiction book review: Rabid: a cultural history of the world's most diabolical virus by Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy

    Jacket coverOne of the new science titles, Rabid, out is a good study of the horrible disease, rabies. Rare in some parts of the world, this disease continues to ravage poorer areas in particular.

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