Book reviews

2015 Pulitzer Award Winners & Nominees

All the Light We Cannot See

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2015 were announced this week, so it's time to catch up on some Prize-winning reading available here at the Library!

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

Some of the poets associated with World War I are among the greatest of the 20th century: Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Edmund Blunden, Isaac Rosenberg, to name a few.

Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free by Cory Doctorow

Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age by Cory Doctorow is, as one would expect, an incisive and lively exploration of the issues surrounding copyright and enforcement in the Internet Age.

Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan the Untamed

This novel is quite unique in the Tarzan canon as it is the only one that makes reference to the Great War. The novel, though written in 1919 and published in book form in 1920, is set in 1914.

Data, A Love Story by Amy Webb

Data, A Love Story

I honestly don't know what to think about Data, A Love Story by Amy Webb. I'm a geek; I love math and data and statistics. The idea of tackling online dating using statistical analysis and profile optimization is intriguing.