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The Crossings Bookclub – April and May Selections

For April, the members have chosen The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti, a very personal story of great tragedy and triumph in the setting of modern Palestine during the Israeli occupation and settlement. For May, the book chosen was … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club

New Book Club! So, I realize the fact that a new book club has formed isn’t exactly earth-shattering news. We’ve had our first meeting, we’ve chosen a schedule, we’ve chosen a book to read. We’ve even chosen who will bring … Continue reading

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New Arrivals: Entertainment Reference Shelf

We’ve acquired a short stack of McFarland reference books on film, television and radio. All the info at your fingertips on police on film, early sound films, B Western movie actors, radio crime fighters and more! An autobiography by James … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is here again!

November is National Novel Writing Month. The time of year when thousands of enthusiastic writers pick up their pencils, their laptops, their typewriters or some other weird writing implement of their choice and pound out a novel in 30 days. … Continue reading

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Trains and Boats and Planes

Transportation enthusiasts! Looking for books on railroading, maritime history, or aviation? Check out our new catalogs (pull down the menu on the black bar above). Under Aviation you’ll find books on fighter planes for both the historian and the airplane … Continue reading

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Lists of Things

I have a weakness for long lists of things. If I see a bibliography or a dictionary sitting on bookshelf, no matter what it is — a book of cowboy slang, a list of autobiographies by Vietnam veterans or every … Continue reading

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It’s NaNoWriMo Time!

November is National Novel Writing Month. The time of year when thousands of enthusiastic writers pick up their pencils, their laptops, their typewriters or some other weird writing implement of their choice and pound out a novel in 30 days. … Continue reading

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Black History Month

Black History Month: Literary & Bookish African American Firsts Lucy Terry is the first known African American poet. Her poem “Bars fight,” was written in 1746 to commemorate the Deerfield Massacre in Massachusetts. It was unpublished in her lifetime, and … Continue reading

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Holiday Author Book Signing

Sunday, December 11, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Christmas is coming, and you know what? Books make grrreat gifts. And if there’s a history buff on your list, well, we have just the thing! We’ll have the authors of three popular … Continue reading

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One thousand, six hundred sixty seven words a day!

Berkshire Books will be hosting NaNoWriMo write-ins every Sunday in November, noon-3:00. Continue reading

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