Books announced at Waterford Library

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WATERFORD – The following books were recently added to the Waterford Library collection:

Fiction

“The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bear,” Mengestu; “Body of Lies,” Ignatius; “Body Surfing,” Shreve; “Changing Light,” Gallagher; “Dream When You Are Feeling Blue,” Berg; “Fortunate Son,” Mosley; “Generation Loss,” Hand; “The Good Husband of Zebra Drive,” McCall Smith.

Also, “Hunk City,” Wilcox; “Knots,” Fara; “Man Gone Down,” Thomas; “The Pesthouse,” Crace; “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Hamid; “The Secret Life of Bees,” Monk Kidd; “The Terror,” Simmons; “Then We Came to the End,” Ferris; “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” Hosseini; :The Visible World,” Slouka.

Nonfiction

“The Buried Book: the Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh,” Damrosch; “The Complete Guide to Freshwater Fishing (The Freshwater Angler)”; “Einstein: His Life and Universe,” Isaacson; “I Remember Running: the Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted and ALS,” Wakefield; “Knitting for Dummies,” Allen.

Children and young adults

“Clementine,” Pennypacker; “Crispin: the Cross of Lead,” Avi; “Dog,” Van Fleet; “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” Selznick; “Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had To Go,” Barrows; “On the Night You Were Born,” Tillman; “On the Wings of Heroes,” Peck; “Sold,” McCormick; “Swordbird,” Yi Fan; “The Year of My Miraculous Reappearance,” Hyde.

The library is open to residents from 6 to 6 p.m. Monday, 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

A homebound delivery program is available for Waterford residents. Books will be delivered to those who are unable to travel to the library. A volunteer will deliver books approximately every three weeks and books will be renewable by telephoning either the library or the volunteer. To sign up, call 583-2050.

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