Nancy Pearl

Join us as “America’s Librarian” talks about some of her favorite books.

Tues., July 17, 10:30 a.m. – University Place Library

Thurs., July 26, 10:30 a.m. – South Hill Library

Who Is Nancy Pearl?

Nancy is a best-selling author, librarian, literary critic, as well as a radio and television personality, but first and foremost, she is a reader and has spent her life promoting reading as one of the most beneficial and joyful experiences anyone can have.

If the library world has a rock star – Nancy Pearl is it.

Learn more about Nancy on her website.

Nancy’s Picks

Dive into a good read, with these personal picks from Nancy Pearl:

Elisabeth Åsbrink. 1947: When Now Begins

Marie-Helene Bertino. 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas

Rinker Buck. The Oregon Trail

Joanna Cannon. The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

Jane Gardam. A Long Way from Verona

Nick Harkaway. The Gone-Away World

Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Mozart’s Starling

William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West

Louise Luna. Two Down Girls

Rebecca Makkai. The Great Believers

Elizabeth McKenzie. The Portable Veblen

Adrian McKinty. The Cold, Cold Ground

Abir Mukherjee. A Rising Man

Bonnie Nadzam. Lions

Renee Patrick. Design for Dying

Robin Sloan. Sourdough


Two winners will be drawn after the event on July 26.

Thanks for entering! And congratulations to our winners!