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New books to consider

2019-05-02T10:33:23-04:00

Frankenstein is 200 years old this year, and our copy was printed in 1912. There’s a sense of permanence about a library, especially one like the Mercantile, which as been around since 1835.

New books to consider2019-05-02T10:33:23-04:00

Paris reading list

2018-12-18T14:47:00-04:00

Reading about Paris, c. 1900 The announcement that Cincinnati Art Museum will open Paris 1900: City of Entertainment on March 1 sent us nosing through our stacks to see what books might get us in the spirit to see the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Auguste Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle, Camille Claudel, and others. We came up with a shelf-full of books exploring and explaining Paris before the destruction and upheaval of World War I.  Walks in ParisNooks and Corners of Old ParisBy George CainCain was a French painter, illustrator, and writer who specialized in the history and monuments of Paris. These gorgeously illustrated books in [...]

Paris reading list2018-12-18T14:47:00-04:00

Old books, new reads

2018-12-18T14:47:55-04:00

Old books, new reads I read all of Edith Wharton's novel as a teenager. After I finished off the last book -- I think I ended with The Buccaneers -- I'd still stop by the corner of the library where Wharton's titles were shelved during every visit, just to see the books and remember the stories and, if I'm being honest, hope that a new one had somehow appeared. So imagine my delight when, looking through the fiction stacks here at The Mercantile, I discovered a handful of Wharton novels I didn't know existed!I thought I'd read all of Edith Wharton, but [...]

Old books, new reads2018-12-18T14:47:55-04:00

New books this week

2018-12-18T14:49:36-04:00

New books this week We constantly are adding new books to the collection, many of them suggested by members. You'll find our newest books on the display in front of the circulation desk or on the A-frame displays near the windows.  The latest shipment of books included:  Advice for Future Corpses by Sallie TisdalePatriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown by Lauren Hilgers (This was a member request. Helping us grow the collection is a benefit of library membership!)Less by Andrew Sean Greer (This is a second copy. We can't keep this Pulitzer Prize on the shelves.)The Color Work of Vivian [...]

New books this week2018-12-18T14:49:36-04:00

New books this week

2018-11-29T13:34:48-04:00

We constantly are adding new books to the collection, many of them suggested by members. You'll find our newest books on the display in front of the circulation desk or on the A-frame displays near the windows.

New books this week2018-11-29T13:34:48-04:00

New books this week

2018-11-07T15:48:47-04:00

We constantly are adding new books to the collection, many of them suggested by members. You'll find our newest books on the display in front of the circulation desk or on the A-frame displays near the windows.

New books this week2018-11-07T15:48:47-04:00
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