Season’s Readings everyone! Well, like 2020, 2021 has also been a year we will not soon forget. As the pandemic continues, and we navigate as best we can through what has become our “new normal,” the need for both respite and recreation has never been greater.
Season’s Readings everyone! Well, 2020 has been quite a year, and not simply in terms of fiction and non-fiction titles. With the continuing pandemic, the natural disasters, and the civil and political unrest, the need for diversion and windows into differing perspectives has never been more important.
Noé Álvarez is a writer, a runner, and the son of Mexican immigrant parents descended from the Indigenous Purépecha people and raised in Yakima, Washington.
Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840. Hardy was a novelist and poet, one of the major literary figures of late Victorian England. His publishing career divided sharply into two halves. From 1871 to 1897, he published only fiction; from 1898 to 1928, he published poetry.
Sure we’re still staying put, and while social distancing has nipped our spring plans in the bud, it’s also great to have the time to slow down and read! Why not take a look at some fiction about people who are also sheltering in place?
Every year our library sends a team of Spanish speaking librarians to the Guadalajara International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico to purchase Spanish books. The selected books are new material from Mexican and Latin American publishing houses, most of which are difficult to find in the U.S.