2014-2015 Schedule

September 10: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Reviewer: Alison Clement

Listen

October 8: Mary Oliver’s Poetry
Reviewer: Robin Havenick

Listen

November 12: Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson by Phillip Schewe
Reviewer: Greg Mulder

Listen

December 10: Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me by Patricia Volk
Reviewer: Leslie Burns

Listen | What’s My Line Clip with Elsa Schiaparelli

January 14: Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America by Jon Mooallem
Reviewer: Elena Passarello

We’re sorry, there is no audio for this presentation.

February 11: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris
Reviewer: Jon Lewis

Listen

March 11: Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
Reviewer: Ben Mutschler

Listen

April 8: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Reviewer: Bill Robbins

Listen

May 13: The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David Laskin
Reviewer: Jonathan Katz

Listen

June 10: Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler
Reviewer: Cliff Hall

Listen

Our Sponsor

Random Reviews are Sponsored by The Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. Reviews are held on the second Wednesday of the month from 12:00 – 1:00pm and are open to the public and free of charge.  Coffee, tea, and cookies are served. Feel free to bring your lunch.

A sign language interpreter can be provided with 48 hours notice. Call 541-766-6928.

 

New Friends logo Final 1-0

Previous Years

Listen to previous years’ Random Review recordings by selecting the year. View our historic list (PDF) for a complete listing.

Current Season

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

2008-2009

2007-2008