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September 9: Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now by Alan Rusbridger
Reviewer: Mike McInally
October 21: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
Reviewer: Fay Stetz-Waters
December 9*: One Long River of Song by Brian Doyle
Reviewer panel: David James Duncan, David Grube, Kathleen Dean Moore
*Note: This event will run 90 minutes (12:00 – 1:30 p.m.)
March 10: Louise Penny, author overview
Reviewer: Corrine Gobeli
April 14: The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen
Reviewer: Joey Spatafora
May 12: And Then We Danced: A Voyage Into the Groove by Henry Alford
Reviewer: Mishele Mennett
June 9: Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History by Dan Flores
Reviewer: William Robbins
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.
A sign language interpreter can be provided with 7 days notice. Call 541-766-6928.