Semi-retired children's librarian with 40 years experience. Also science fiction, fantasy, history, technology. Collect Tolkien and Bujold. I have lived most of my life in Indiana and know a lot about basketball. I am also probably the leading expert on cryonics in the state.
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J.R.R. Tolkien, Lois McMaster Bujold, SF, fantasy, Newbery Award books, basketball, cryonics, nanotechnology, children's literature
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Autism, American history, Simon Winchester, Vietnam
"A short, interesting history of the basketball arena at Butler University in Indianapolis. Only 160 pages (as usual with this publisher) and I can tell the author had a lot more stories he wishes he could have told. Hinkle Fieldhouse was opened ..."
"A minor but fun brief children’s fantasy novel by one of the most prolific and awarded American writers for adults and children. A poor farm boy with no obvious talents is told by his mother to go join Wizard’s Hall – a Wizard school. He is clum..."
"The magnificent and emotional conclusion to the six-book “Queen’s Thief” series. This is frequently mischaracterized as a “juvenile” series, because the first book, *The Thief* was a Newbery Honor Book in 1997. But it really starts out as a Teen..."