New Books in March 2016

Books for Adults    Teens   and    Early Readers
Updated 3/21/2016:

Early Readers:
Children reading in the Arden Library

Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick, reveals the true story of a bear cub became the inspiration for A. A. Milne’s Winie-the-Pooh.

Strictly no Elephants by Lisa Mantchev, abut a childrens’ pet club that set limits on the kinds of pets allowed.

Night Animals by Giamma Marino, about scary, and scared, animals during the nighttime outside.

Adults – Non-Fiction and Fiction:
The Soul of the Octopus by Sy Montgomery, who discovered and reports on extensive relationships with a handful of individual octopuses at the New England Aquarium.

When Breath becomes Air by Paul Kalamithi, describes a neurosurgeon’s personal encounter with cancer in himself, and the wide-ranging decisions he faces.

Dark Money by Jane Mayer, who explores the primary figures in the new American oligarchy.

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson, who re-discovers much of what he loved twenty years ago in Great Britain, and what has changed !

Numero Zero by Umberto Eco, reflects on the forces that have shaped Italy since World War II, from Mussolini to Berlusconi.

I am your Judge by Nele Neuhaus, features Police Detective Pia Kirchhoff, solving rapid-fire murders no her way to her honeymoon.

Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves, features Detective Joe Ashworth and his daughter Jessie whose train travel is disrupted by murder.

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, revealing how Lucy’s recovery from a mild illness has allowed tensions below the surface to required clear attention.

A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George, an Inspector Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers who-done-it, wandering across the English countryside.


Rhythm Ride by Andrea Davis Pinkney, a narrative of Motown founders and artists.

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson, about a teen discovering roller derby competitions as she and her best friend are growing apart.

Code of Honor by Alan Gratz, delves into two brothers’ relationship, one determined to save his Terrorist-labeled brother.

Catch you Later, Traitor by Ari (pen name for Edward Irving Wortis), has a 12-year-old Brooklyn boy apply Sam Spade and radio crime drama techniques to investigate the likelihood of Communists in his 1951 household.

Arden Library Gild hosts “Authors of the Ardens”

In association with the Arden Craft House Museum, the Arden Library is pleased to announce the availability of a strong collection of books written by our Arden residents, beginning October 25th, 2015:
•Jill Althouse-Wood
•Rob Bryan
•Linda Eaton
•Sadie Somerville
•Harry Themal



As well as volumes by those who have lived in our community but are no longer with us:
•Scott Nearing
•Ross Santee
•Upton Sinclair
•Bill Frank
•Russell Peterson
•Ross Santee



Our “Authors of the Ardens” exhibit collection will be maintained as reference in parallel with the Craft Museum exhibit, but will be available for check out in a few months.

Current Arden residents' books.

Current Arden residents’ books.