Nick Schenkel

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Nick Schenkel is the director of the West Lafayette Public Library, and reviews books from all walks of literature.

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Food writer Dave DeWitt describes how some of America's most famous colonial leaders not only established America's political destiny, but also revolutionized the very foods we eat.

Rafa

Nov 11, 2011

The sports auto-biography of one of the greatest tennis players of this generation, Rafael Nadal.

Divided Paths: Common Ground, The story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, two pioneering Purdue women who introduced science into the home.

Author and photographer Harold Lee Miller has put together a collection of over 100, full page photos taken at county fairs and the Indiana state fair.  This book is published by the Indiana Historical Society Press and has a forward written by Indiana essayist Phillip Gulley.

Waiter Rant

Oct 5, 2010

The author is a prize-winning blogger of waiterrant.net, and offers an insider's look at a waiter's life at an upscale New York area restaurant.

Reading the OED

Mar 4, 2010

Ammon Shea has been reading dictionaries since he was ten years old.  And now he’s written a book about his journey through the 20 volume ‘dictionary of ALL dictionaries’ the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary,  Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, Twenty-One Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty pages. 

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