Aug 6, 2013
Cleopatra: A 2000-year pop culture reign, Plutarch to Elizabeth Taylor
For someone who's been dead over 2000 years, Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Egypt, continues to provide artists and writers with a deep well of inspiration.
North Central News
Fictional home inspires free library
By Teri Carnicelli Take a book, leave a book. That's the concept behind the "Little Free Library," a not-for-profit international organization that encourages people to build miniature, sharable "library" boxes in their communities.
St. Petersburg Times
Things to do in the Brandon area
Biography talk: The Brandon Regional Library, 619 Vonderburg Drive, will hold a book discussion on the biography Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday.
The Island Packet
Mind Readers Book Club of Hilton Head Plantation shares love of reading with California sixth-graders
The club is 16 years old. Other members are Sheila Baden, Linda Boyd, Ronda Carpenter, Barbara Clark, Gerry Jagen, Barbara Kittinger, Lois McCue, Arden Polhill, Marilyn Taylor and Noreen Whalen.
Nancy Pearl's Biography Recommendations
If you are looking for a good biography to read, Nancy Pearl recommended a few on Weekday with Marcie Sillman.