It is music festival season! Did you know that many of the artists who have performed at SXSW (South by Southwest for the uninitiated) and Coachella have tracks on Freegal, the library’s free music download and streaming service? A few festival headliners with lots of albums and songs on Freegal: Calvin Harris Hinds Sia And here are some…
Review: “Scarcity: why having too little means so much”
By PimaLib_RavenousReadersMarch 28, 2016
I found Scarcity so striking in its surprises, and so valuable in its insights, that after a few months, I went back to read it a second time. The authors—a Harvard economist and a Princeton psychologist—joined their distinct approaches to explore scarcity in its many forms. Scarcity of money is the bedrock of economics, of course…
Los Taibo – Una Familia Literaria
By PimaLib_MaryGMarch 22, 2016
Los hermanos Taibo, productor de películas Carlos y escritores Paco Ignacio II y Benito, vienen siendo héroes de la literatura mexicana.
Can I Touch the Baby? Or, Copyright and Fair Use
By PimaLib_AskALibrarianMarch 21, 2016
When is something copyright, and when is it fair use? Get the scoop to avoid cheating creators of what they're due.
Eligible: All New Pride and Prejudice
By PimaLib_ReviewsMarch 19, 2016
In Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld has written a very modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, including premarital goings-on, gender bending, and reality television.
Fighting the Fight for Diversity!
By PimaLib_ReviewsMarch 16, 2016
Diversity in literature has evolved to represent modern society.
Do you believe in fate?
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersMarch 2, 2016
Do you believe in fate? The possibility of a moment so perfect it doesn’t even seem real? Will Grayson, Will Grayson, a teen novel written by both John Green and David Levithan, explores the true nature and impact of love, friendship, and what high school is all about: discovering yourself. Two teenage boys from Chicago…
Gardening Q & A with a Local: Meet Chad and His Homemade Chiltepin Cheese
By PimaLib_SeedLibraryMarch 1, 2016
Welcome to this month's Garden Q & A, where locals dig-in and answer some of our question. March's treat: homemade chiltepin cheese!
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