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Random Review is a deep exploration of a selected book by a reviewer with expertise on the topic or theme of that book. Sometimes reviewers cover a classic, series, genre, or author, but usually they cover a specific title. Whether you have read the selection or not, you will love Random Review!  Recordings will be posted to this page as available.

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2021-2022 Schedule

September 8: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
Reviewer: Allison Davis-White Eyes

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October 13: Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb
Reviewer: Robert Beschta

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November 10:  Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Reviewer: Marjorie Sandor

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April 13: The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir by Sara Seager
Reviewer: Randy Milstein

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May 11: Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar
Reviewer: Keith Scribner

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Random Review is 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.

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