Guest Post: ChrisD on STILL LIFE & Inspector Gamache Mystery Series

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My recommendation this month is not just for one book, Still Life by Louise Penny, but also for the Chief Inspector Gamache series that follows it (the latest in the series is The Long Way Home). Each book in… Read More

Guest Post: Helen M. DeBlase on DEMON SUMMER

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A Review of Demon Summer by G.M. Malliet A more sophisticated version of the English country village mystery, this series by G.M. Malliet features Father Max Tudor, an ex-MI5 agent now Anglican priest. Father Max arrives in nether… Read More

Guest Post: brian lee morris on THE STRANGE CASE OF RACHEL K

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This is that book….if you read only one book this month, make it The Strange Case of Rachel K by Rachel Kushner by brian lee morris Before we get started, spoiler alert!! Many “astute” critics have noticed that the author’s… Read More

Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2015

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The West Tisbury Library Adult 2015 Summer Reading Challenge (inspired by Newtonville Books) Choose at least two of the following types of books to read & earn a book bag. The more you read, the more fun you’ll… Read More

Guest Post: chrisd on THE DAUGHTER OF TIME

Guest Post: chrisd on THE DAUGHTER OF TIME

Was he really the monster that Shakespeare portrayed? My recommendation for this month is the marvelous classic mystery novel, The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey, published in 1951. In 1990 the Crime Writers’ Association voted it “greatest… Read More

Julia Mitchell Artist Talk

On Sunday we had the honor of having Julia Mitchell give a great “maiden voyage” presentation of her tapestries to a standing-room-only crowd. Several of her gorgeous works will be on display for another three months in the… Read More

Guest Post: brian lee morris on IT WILL END WITH US

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This is that book….if you read only one book this week, make it It Will End With Us by Sam Savage. by brian lee morris This is faux autobiographie (that’s “fake autobiography” for those of you keeping score… Read More

Dedication Ceremony of the Library Lobby Honored Pat Gregory

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On Sunday, May 3, the West Tisbury Library Trustees, The West Tisbury Selectmen, and the West Tisbury Library dedicated the library lobby to the late Pat Gregory in recognition of his important contributions to the town. Pat Gregory was a… Read More

Guest Post: brian lee morris on SUSPENDED SENTENCES

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This is that book….if you read only one book this week, make it Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano. by brian lee morris They don’t hand out Nobels for nothing. And not for nothing is Patrick Modiano currently trending as… Read More

Guest Post: brian lee morris on SHARK

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This is that book….if you read only one book this week, make it Shark by Will Self. by brian lee morris He’s Baaaacckk!!! Part Two of his ongoing and daring new trilogy, Shark by Will Self, merits attention not only… Read More