Category Archives: Shout Out Blog

Streaming Royal History

Did you enjoy The Crown on Netflix or Victoria on PBS Masterpiece Theater? Then check out my latest library blog listing related reading for fans of the series. Advertisements

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Resistance in World War II

My latest blog for my former professional home, Montgomery County Public Libraries, is a companion piece to my post on Churchill’s V sign. I introduce a selection of books on World War II resistance in Europe and reveal my favorite … Continue reading

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Travel by Book

In my latest blog for the library I share my recommendations for summer reading, novels set in idyllic vacation spots. Sometimes throwing people together in a new environment upsets the status quo, making for drama, intrigue, and unexpected revelations. Perfect ingredients … Continue reading

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Downsizing and Moving On

Are you ready to move from your Big House to a Tiny House? My latest blog for MCPL is full of advice for baby boomers trying to declutter and downsize: Downsizing and Moving On

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Exploring Your DNA

My latest blog for the library (MCPL) is a companion piece to On Learning I’m English. It includes a reading list on how genetic science has revolutionized the study of human origins and prehistory. Plus a great novel about the last … Continue reading

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Versailles

My latest blog for Montgomery County Public Libraries is about my visit to Versailles this summer. I recommend books about the palace and Louis XIV, the Sun King, as well as music of the period. http://montgomerycountypubliclibraries.blogspot.com/2016/10/versailles.html

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On The Road

In On The Road, the latest of my occasional blogs for Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) I revisit the Golden Age of motoring. Is a renaissance underway for the Great American Road Trip?

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