Thursday, January 10, 2008

One, Single, Solitary, Solo, Story of a Southern Wisconsin Celebrity Slaying by Servant

Large Print

Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. Novelized tale of when Frank Lloyd Wright left his wife and six kids for his neighbor's wife and moved with her to Spring Green, WI.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Two Local Histories, One Evanovich, Dave Grossman "On Combat"


Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich. Plum travels to Atlantic City to recover the money her grandmother found, money wanted by Diesel.


On Combat: the psychology and physiology of deadly conflict in war and peace, 2nd Edtion by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. Grossman's work focuses on combat and killing as applied to military service members and police officers. He has done studies on how people are trained to kill and how their physical and mental reactions to the act. This book discusses how to " train the mind to become inoculated to stress, fear and even pain."

Local History

In Those Days by Henry L. Sonneborn. From the preface, "This book is all about memories, thoughts that come in teh night, my boyhood and my life on the newspaper."

I Remember, I Remember by Harriett Loomis. From the Introduction, "The stories in this book are largely concerned with events that occurred in our family and during our life the village of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, from about 1900 to 1915."