Book Review | “Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War”

Review by Francene DePrez “Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War” offers a unique look at the Civil War, and just in time for Jefferson’s Pilgrimage Weekend on May 2-5, 2019. This is a new edition first published in 1959, but it is an unabridged and unaltered reproduction of the first edition published in… Read More Book Review | “Gardner’s Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War”

Book Review | “The Story of The Moon Landing”

July 16, 1969 at 9:32 A.M., the countdown began for the Apollo 11 lift-off carrying Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Michael Collins. On July 20, 1969, television viewers heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words from the moon, “The Eagle has landed.” This summer marks the 50th anniversary of this historic flight to the moon… Read More Book Review | “The Story of The Moon Landing”

Book Review | “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

Review by Leah Cooper Recently I was standing by the front desk at Jefferson Carnegie Library, having just checked out a book to review for this column. Michele Otstott walked by and pointed to a book on display, commenting on what a great book it was. I went home with “The Lost Wife” but kept… Read More Book Review | “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”