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BOOK NOTES: 'How to Write Anything' ... 'A Fighting Chance' ... 'The Vaccine Book'

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Grand Forks Public Library

“Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space” by Lynn Sherr. Written by a personal friend of Ride’s, this biography covers not only her time in the space program but also her involvement with the organization after her retirement.

“How to Write Anything” by Laura Brown. An informative guide to writing everything from an op-ed piece to an online ad, this book covers both academic and nonacademic topics in a clear and concise manner without skimping on the details.

“Lincoln’s Bishop: A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors” by Gustav Niebuhr. The story of the relationship between the president and the man who served as Abraham Lincoln’s conscience in the aftermath of the Dakota War.

“Russian Roulette: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin’s Plot for Global Revolution” by Giles Milton. The story of the clandestine operatives who infiltrated, dissected, and destroyed factions of the communist party in 1917, effectively stopping Lenin’s worldwide revolution.

East Grand Forks Campbell Library

“Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family, and Fatherhood” by Josh Turner shares fun and meaningful thoughts and personal stories—ranging from his childhood years to today—and weaves in spiritual insight for men who want to be better dads, husbands, and men of God.

“A Fighting Chance” by Elizabeth Warren. In this rabble-rousing book, Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class—and why she has become a hero to all those who believe.

“The Vaccine Book” by Dr. Robert W. Sears. Each chapter in the book is dedicated to a disease/vaccine pair and offers a comprehensive discussion of what the disease is, how common or rare it is, how serious or harmless it is, the ingredients of the vaccine and any possible side effects from the vaccine.

“The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band” by Motley Crue celebrates thirty years of the world’s most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors’ edition the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe.