Staff Picks: Histories/Biographies
Our staff members picked four of their favorite histories/biographies.
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“The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn
|This book tells the story of two women, together and separately, as they suffer their fates during the times of the great World Wars.
– Chantelle Bentley Phillips, branch manager at Newport Branch, assistant director
“Pieces of the Past, Vol. 1-4” by Jim Reis
|Think you know Northern Kentucky history? Check out this compilation from the late “Kentucky Post” columnist Jim Reis.
– Jim Pleshinger, PR specialist
“Never Look at the Empty Seats” by Charlie Daniels
|A memoir by the country music star Charlie Daniels – who, incidentally, once lived in Newport.
– Maggie Gosney, patron services assistant, Cold Spring Branch
“Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners” by Therese O’Neill
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