Monthly Archives: April 2016

Book Review: The Primal Screamer, by Nick Blinko

Written by Nick Blinko of the 1980s UK anarcho-punk band Rudimentary Peni, The Primal Screamer is a semi-autobiographical gothic horror novel about Nathaniel “Nat” Snoxell, a deeply troubled young man living in a small village outside London in the 1980s. … Continue reading

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I’ve been hearing a lot about feminism recently and I was wondering if the library has any books on that topic. Especially newer books.

Feminism is a movement that has been quickly coming back into light in the past few years. While this brings on a debate as to whether we are still part of the third wave feminist movement (1990’s) or starting a … Continue reading

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Criterion, Part Infinitum…

Time for another jaunt into the “Criterion Collection” vaults—classic and contemporary films designated by the Criterion Company as the best of the best. The Dallas Public Library owns many of these unique titles on DVD, and I defy anyone not … Continue reading

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I’m looking for data about Dallas. Where do I start?

Whether you’re looking for information for a business plan, grant application, or research project – or you just want to know more about the place where you live – there are a wealth of resources available online and in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Username: Evie

What if L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in this millennium? This is what I was thinking when I read Username: Evie by Joe Sugg (otherwise known on YouTube as ThatcherJoe). Like Dorothy, Evie is a teenager who lives with her … Continue reading

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