Assiginack Public Library Feature

by Debbie Robinson

Wade Davis is an acclaimed anthropologist and author of the book, ‘Light at the Edge of the World: A Journey Through the Realm of Vanishing Cultures.’ In this book Davis combines his gifts of science, poetry and passion. From the Canadian Arctic and African deserts to Pacific rain forests and Asian mountain ranges—he brings to us the resonance of these human landscapes. His essays showcase the true essence and the differences that make up the diversity of the Earth’s traditional peoples–a truly awesome celebration of the human spirit.

Doctor David Posen is a physician in southern Ontario. He is an expert on how to get the upper hand over “stress.” In his book, ‘Is Work Killing You: A Doctor’s Prescription for Treating Workplace Stress’ he shares strategies and various means for dealing with stress on the job. Posen gives the reader the resources they will need to recover good health and set about making their workplace a more creative space–a stress survival guide that is both humorous and full of sage advice.

Gillian Flynn’s novel ‘Gone Girl’ is tricky, tangled, complicated, clever, contorted, exciting and frustrating. But I don’t want to give any of the story away so needless to say it will keep you guessing and hooked–a most absorbing tale!

‘Now and in the Hour of Our Death’ by author Patrick Taylor is a novel that looks at the troubles of Ireland and at the heartbreak and fallout that forever alters the lives of two young lovers. Taylor is an award-winning writer–popular for his ‘Irish Country Doctor’ series–also excellent books in our collection.

Young Adult Pick: ‘Magic Words’ by Sharelle Byars Moranville.

DVD Pick: ‘The Assassination of Jesse James’ starring Brad Pitt–the story of a wild west legend!

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