Book Reviews

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

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Book Review
1:13 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

August Book Review - The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

Over the past 500 million years, there have been five major life extinction events on planet Earth. We're now witnessing the sixth extinction, says author Elizabeth Kolbert in her new book of the same name. Amy Mills has this month's KPCW book review.

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Book Review
11:56 am
Tue July 15, 2014

July Book Review - The Emerald Mile

Kevin Fedarko's book The Emerald Mile is a rollicking white water rollercoaster tale of the epic Grand Canyon Flood of 1983 and the engineers and river runners who tried to tame it. Matt Lindon has this month's KPCW Book Review.

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Arts & Culture
10:12 am
Fri July 11, 2014

June Book Review - Detroit City is the Place to Be

Detroit’s bankruptcy and blight are familiar headlines across America and maybe the world. But what it means to live, work and survive in the modern-day Motor City are bigger, more important stories. Sandra Svoboda, who lives there, has this month’s review of author Mark Binelli’s book, “Detroit City is the Place to Be,” an account of what is depressing, entertaining, foretelling and hopeful in the urban landscape of Detroit.

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Monthly Book Review
4:31 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

May Book Review - The Son By Phillip Meyers

The Son by Phillip Meyers is the story of the McCulloughs - a 100 year history of the American West, told by four generations in one family. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.

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Arts & Culture
9:23 am
Tue April 29, 2014

April Book Review - The Burgess Boys

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Elizabeth Strout delivers again in The Burgess Boys.  Trine Nielsen has this month's KPCW Book Review.

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Book Review
10:26 am
Tue March 11, 2014

March Book Review: Me Before You

What do you do when making the person you love happy... also means breaking your own heart? Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is this month's Book Review.

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Book Review
11:49 am
Wed February 12, 2014

February Book Review: The Returned

In this month's book review, a bizarre global phenomenon poses challenging questions for the living.  Bobbi Pyron has February's review.

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Book Review
6:34 am
Thu January 16, 2014

January Book Review: Sweet Thunder

Sometimes funny, a bit sad but very entertaining is how Amy Mills feels about Ivan Doig's latest novel, Sweet Thunder.

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