Book Reviews

KPCW invites members of the Friends of the Park City Library to review novels and non-fiction every month.

November Book Review - Larose

Nov 10, 2016

In this month's book review, National Book Award-winning author, Louise Erdrich, returns with a story that explores the questions, "Can a person do the worst thing possible and still be loved?" Bobbi Pyron has this month's review. 

October Book Review - Dead Wake

Oct 24, 2016
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The luxurious ocean liner, the Lusitania, crossed the Atlantic for its legendary last voyage in 1915. Author Erik Larson brings this chapter of history to life i his book, "Dead Wake." Amy Mills has this month's book review.

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This year's featured guest for the Friends of the Park City Library Author Luncheon is Lily Nakai Havey. Bobbi Pyron says she has written a stunning memoir, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp.

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The popularity of this dystopian novel raged across the county this past year...as fast as the pandemic that changed the world the book describes for us. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review of STATION ELEVEN.

Author Jane Smiley populates American with four generations of the Langdons in her tree-volume trilogy of novels, "The Last Hundred Years." Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.

Laura McBride's debut novel, We Are Called to Rise, is a powerful story weaving together the lives of four very different characters and their families to experience events that will change the lives of them all. Barb Bretz has this month's book review.

Early aviator Beryl Markham was the first person to fly solo from England to North America. Circling the Sun is historical fiction about this remarkable woman. Amy Mills has this month’s book review.

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman is a book filled with curious people, places and things - united together in another unique and unusual Alice Hoffman tale. Barbara Bretz has this month's KPCW Book Review.

Bobbie Pyron reviews the Book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert.

A young Montana ranch boy is sent to spend the summer with distant relatives. So begins his journey into the unknown and adventures of the open road. Amy Mills has this month's book review of Last Bus to Wisdom, by Ivan Doig.

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