Several new books have been added this year to the Cobb County Public Library’s Adult Biography Collection. Browse this partial listing of the new biographies to explore exceptional lives and experiences. Some cover the entire lives of their subjects and others examine single aspects of them. New biographies include historical figures, musicians, athletes, politicians, philosophers,
Let’s Read Cobb! is an annual, community wide effort sponsored by Marietta Schools and the Cobb County Library System to encourage reading and promote literacy. This year, the book selection is The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, which was nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. It has been called a classic
Several new book club kits are available. If you want to reserve any of these, please call 770-528-2329. Book Club kits cannot be reserved online. Glorious by Bernice McFadden Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay Anna In Between by Elizabeth Nunez A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore Wolf Hall by Hilary Martel Cutting
When the Thrill is Gone by Walter Mosley (3/8/11) The Jungle by Clive Cussler (3/8/11) Toys by James Patterson (3/14/2011) The Complaints by Ian Rankin (3/7/2011) If you’d like to get on the waiting list for any of these titles, click on “place reserve” in Cobbcat.
Need ideas for something to read? Discover award winning and bestselling books each month in Dear Reader’s monthly book newsletters. Click on the BookNews Newsletters link on our home page and sign up for one of twenty-one newsletters highlighting at least four new books each month. The Email Book Clubs will deliver a five-minute selection from