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Rebecca Kauffman The Gunners
Michael Nava Street people
Chuma Nwokolo The extinction of Menai
Tom Rachman The Italian teacher
Mark Sarvas...

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The Zinio for Libraries app will be discontinued in the near future. As a result, we need you to download the RBdigital app on your mobile device to access e-magazines. Your username and password will remain the same. You won't lose any of your previously checked out content.

 

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March 11, 2018 marked the two hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s ground breaking novel Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus. Described as the first and arguably most influential science-fiction story ever written, Shelley’s protagonist, Victor Frankenstein and his monster, has permeated “our everyday culture from cartoons to Halloween costumes. Even the name ‘Frankenstein’ has become a byword for evil scientists and dangerous experiments.”

Written in a...

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BOOKS

FICTION
Aminatta Forna Happiness
Keziah Frost The reluctant fortune-teller
Clarissa Goenawan Rainbirds
Saad Z. Hossain Escape from Baghdad!
Bayard Johnson...

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Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir Hotel Silence
Lydia Davis The end of the story
Brandon Hobson Where the dead sit talking
Herman Melville Moby-Dick, or, The whale
Patrick Nathan...

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Be kind, and please rewind. Perhaps it has been a while since you’ve heard that phrase. Here at Mechanics’, we’d like to invite you...

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Be part of Project Cicero Bay Area!  The Mechanics' Institute Library is a proud participant in Project Cicero, and we need your help! Please donate new or gently used children’s and young adult books at the Library 2nd and 3rd floor service desks from Monday, March 5 through Thursday, March 8. (No textbooks, adult books or out of date nonfiction/reference books.) For more information please visit the Project Cicero (...

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BOOKS

FICTION
César Aira The little Buddhist monk ; &, The proof
Amy Bloom White houses
Akwaeke Emezi Freshwater
Paul Goldberg The Chateau
Lindsey Lee Johnson...

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