Review by Marc Murr “End the Occupation.” “End the Preoccupation.” At last, award-winning author Colum McCann blasts through the American media blackout Wall with this revealing masterpiece about the tragedy of the illegal Israeli Occupation of Palestine. It is “Occupation, humiliation, murder, torture.” Like the two birds depicted on its cover, this nonfiction account […]
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Reviewed by Adrienne Murr “The Nickel Boys” is, in short, an outstanding investigation into the role of race and racial prejudice in the lives of young boys during the 1960s. We follow the story of Elwood Curtis, a black teenager in Tallahassee. With his sights set on attending college courses in his best suit, a […]
By Marc Murr This classic novel of African literature is the first in a trilogy that traces the colonization of Africa. Wrapped in rich mythology and delivered in a terse style, it unfolds in three levels of conflict. The universality of its appeal, however, is in the third, or macro, level – the individual versus […]
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Relaxing atmosphere for a coffee meeting. Tables are spaced out for social distancing. This stop sells a variety of items such as local art, games, toys, clothing accessories, and BOOKS!
I have been to the Book Nook several times. It is a unique place. Love the music!
Great place l went to grab some breakfast and looked around the store while I was waiting. Had a breakfast bowl with eggs potato spinach sausage was very good. A nice place they do have a patio where you can eat and drink but at the moment your not able to eat inside. Would happily go back really nice place.
Wonderful little Bookstore and Cafe in out of the way Montague Michigan. Good selection of books for it's size, wonderful ambiance and good food and wine. And friendly bookstore dog too.
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“When I hold a beloved book in my hand my limitations fall from me, my spirit is free."
“We read to know that we are not alone.”