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On Nonfiction 57 - The Maker Movement
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October 27, 2016 01:12 PM PDT
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We explore the creativity and ingenuity of makers, using a makerspace, maker faires, and discuss some of the related books in the collection.

THE MAKER MOVEMENT MANIFESTO by Mark Hatch
THE MAKERSPACE WORKBENCH by Adam Kemp
ARDUINO PROJECT HANDBOOK by Mark Geddes
THE BIG BOOK OF HACKS (Popular Science)
THE ART OF TINKERING by Karen Wilkinson & Mike Petrich
MAN CRAFTS (Popular Mechanics)

On Nonfiction 55 - Pull Up a Chair: Vin Scully
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August 20, 2016 07:02 AM PDT
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We discuss the extraordinary career of legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully, who retires this year after 67 seasons of work.

PULL UP A CHAIR: THE VIN SCULLY STORY by Curt Smith
VOICES OF SUMMER by Curt Smith
THE VOICES OF BASEBALL by Kirk McKnight

On Nonfiction 54 - The Best of One Tank Trips
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July 20, 2016 07:21 AM PDT
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We review Neil Zurcher's latest travel book, an exploration of the wonderful sights and locales of Ohio and neighboring states.

THE BEST OF ONE TANK TRIPS by Neil Zurcher

On Nonfiction 53 - Game of Crowns
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June 23, 2016 07:02 AM PDT
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We explore the modern state of the British royal family, considering the past, present, and future of the monarchy.

GAME OF CROWNS by Christopher Andersen

On Nonfiction 52 - Pacific
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May 23, 2016 07:01 PM PDT
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We discuss some of the 10 essays (chapters) that comprise Simon Winchester's book PACIFIC.

On Nonfiction 51 - The Last Lecture
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April 26, 2016 04:28 PM PDT
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We discuss the notable work and wisdom of Dr. Randy Pausch, originally presented in the form of a final lecture to a live audience.

THE LAST LECTURE by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow

On Nonfiction 50- What is Nostalgia in the 21st Century?
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February 22, 2016 05:19 PM PST
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A look at how the nature of nostalgia has changed in the consumer culture of the recent decades, focusing much more on a return to childhood, rather than a wistfulness for a lost era or place.

CONSUMED NOSTALGIA by Gary Cross
THE CLASSIC TELEVISION REFERENCE by Hank Moore
TOYS OF THE 50'S, 60'S AND 70's by Kate Roberts & Adam Scher
TIME PASSING by Sylviane Agacinski
THE WAY WE NEVER WERE by Stephanie Coontz

On Nonfiction 49 - Books You May Have Missed 2015
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January 25, 2016 08:36 AM PST
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We present excerpts from the January 19 book talk, featuring highlights of the nonfiction titles.

A complete book list is available for pick-up at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library.

On Nonfiction 48 - A Vintage Kitschmas
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December 20, 2015 04:15 PM PST
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We discuss the fond memories conjured by the decorations and memorabilia of Christmas.

KITSCHMASLAND by Travis Smith
CHRISTMAS WISHES by Tim Hollis
MERRY KITSCHMAS by Michael D. Conway
HAVE YOURSELF A VERY VINTAGE CHRISTMAS by Susan Waggoner

On Nonfiction #47 - My Sixteen, Your Sixteen
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November 28, 2015 07:08 PM PST
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We follow along with one man's search for his sixteen great-great-grandparents, as he learns the hobby of genealogy.
MY SIXTEEN by Robert Marlin
FINDING YOUR ROOTS by Janice Schultz
KINSHIP: IT'S ALL RELATIVE by Jackie Smith Arnold

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