Twice a year the library staff display their current book favorites for you to read and enjoy. Rate the books you read from the display by submitting a ballot at your branch in order to enter a drawing for a $25 gift card. Check out what the library staff considers current "good reads" and give us your feedback on our choices by voting at a branch and posting a comment.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean


In 1941 Marina, a tour guide at the Hermitage packs priceless art objects for shipping to save them from the bombing of Leningrad. She stores a visual memory of each piece in her “memory palace”. Sixty years later, suffering from Alzheimer’s she returns to her memory palace to make sense of her world.

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